Chelsea Amateur Radio Club (CARC) Meeting and CARC Breakfast/Lunch Social Gatherings

Hi there! The lunch and breakfast gatherings have been temporarily suspended at this time until the price of gas comes down. We look forward to seeing you all again soon!! Until then, please join us at our monthly club meeting on Zoom at the information listed below. We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:00… Read more »

Chelsea Amateur License Upgrade Training

To join the meeting, look for the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club monthly Zoom meeting link on this website. Class begins on August 2, 2022. What will you learn in each session? Not a lot. We are moving slowly but with determination. The important thing is that you will come away with something. But we beg your patience. We are constantly… Read more »

The 44th Annual Chelsea Amateur Radio Swap & Shop and Vintage Electronics Expo event was a huge success thanks to you!!! Click here to find out more!

The Chelse Amateur Radio Club is excited to announce this year’s event was one of our best ever! We partnered with the Vintage Electronics Expo (Michigan Antique Radio Club) for our Annual Swap & Shop!! We doubled our indoor vendor table spaces, our outdoor trunk sale spaces and got to meet more amateur radio operators than ever! We look forward… Read more »

First Breakfast of 2022

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We had another great club breakfast and presentation this past Saturday, Jan 15. The presentation at the meet-up was done by Wes N8QM and took away some of the mystery about using smith charts, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_chart. He explained how to quickly get some antenna and radio relevant resistance numbers. Easy to do with a Smith chart, once someone explains how it… Read more »

November Meeting and Presentation

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If you were unable to make the November meeting to pay next years dues ($20) please mail in your renewal. It is your continued participation and membership that keeps the club and our events going! At the November club meeting Wes Cardone N8QM explained how to setup a signal generator to calibrate the signal strength meter (S-Meter) of a radio…. Read more »

Check it out!

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The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club (CARC) Net is moving to a new time! As of Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the CARC Net will begin at 8:30 pm on the 145.450 and 146.980 CARC Repeaters (PL tone is 100 Hz for both Repeaters), so as not to coincide with our monthly CARC and Board meetings. on the 145.450 and 146.980 CARC… Read more »

2021 Chelsea Amateur Radio Club Swap

41st ANNUAL Ham Radio Swap ‘n’ Shop – Since 1978 Sunday, June 6, 2021 CHELSEA FAIRGROUNDS20501 W Old US Hwy 12, Chelsea, MI 48118Gates open at 6AM for sellers; 8AM for PublicTalk-in: 145.450 w/100 PL – WD8IEL Chelsea Repeater www.WD8IEL.com BUY, SELL & SWAP Amateur Radio Parts and Equipment – Antique Radios Shortwave Radio – Computers Vintage HI FI and… Read more »

Chelsea Amateur Radio Club Meeting

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. At this time we are utilizing Zoom until it is allowed to meet in person again. Our next meeting is on Tuesday, June 8th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. If you’d like join us on Zoom, please use the following meeting information: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83759616199… Meeting ID: 837 5961… Read more »

The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club NET is every Tuesday night at 8PM on the 145.450 and 146.980 CARC Repeaters. PL tone is 100 Hz for both Repeaters

Please visit our Rules Governing CARC Repeaters for more information on how to access and use our club repeaters. WD8IEL Net Preamble GOOD EVENING, AND WELCOME TO THE CHELSEA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB NET. IT’S (DATE) AND THIS IS (CALLSIGN). MY NAME IS (YOUR NAME) AND I AM LOCATED IN (YOUR LOCATION). I’LL BE YOUR NET CONTROL STATION FOR THIS EVENING’S… Read more »