Chelsea ARC and Cub Scouts Pack 477

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The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club will be giving a ham radio presentation to the Dexter Cub Scouts, Pack 477, on Saturday, October 15th at Hudson Mills Metropark on North Territorial Rd near Huron River Drive.  At roughly 2 PM, we will explain ham radio to the Cubs and how they can get an Amateur Radio Operator’s license. Part of our presentation… Read more »

What’s All This 5G Stuff, Anyhow?

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Please click on the button below to read a blog post by Wes Cardone (N8QM) presenting thoughts on 5G. Note that no conclusions are presented. The post was written with the amateur radio operator in mind and the knowledge that he or she is expected to process by the FCC. Reach your own conclusions. While the rest of the world… 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 »

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 »

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 »