Next CARS club
meeting at:

Our next meeting will be at Harriet Keeler picnic area in the Brecksville reservation, Tuesday June 13th, 2023 see home page for details

VE Exam Dates:

Exams at 9:15am
VE testing is in Independence, address below.
call Metro, W8MET for info 216-520-1320
Walk-ins are welcome

The FCC charges a $35 application fee for new licenses, renewals and vanity applications. This fee is paid directly to the FCC after an application has been submitted to them, This must be completed at:
For the ARRL to submit a renewal application to the FCC on behalf of an individual they charge $15 to non-ARRL members, there is no fee to current ARRL members, we collect the ARRL fee, a check or cash and photo ID are required. Go to: for more information. Please let me know if you will be attending.

2023 Test dates
May 14,2023
July 9,2023
Sept 10,2023
Nov 12,2023
Exams begin at 9:15am
Old Elmwood Recreation Center
6200 Pete Wisnieski Pky.
Independence, OH 44131

Walk-ins are welcome
click for map


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Website problems
or comments
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Or contact us by
snail mail at:
7395 Brecksville Rd
Independence, Oh

June 13, 2023 CARS meeting will be at the Cleveland Metroparks
Brecksville reservation, in the Harriet Keeler picnic area, it is located So.
off Rt 82, .3 miles east of Brecksville Rd (Rt. 82) on Chippewa Creek Dr

Meeting's start at 7:30pm

For Map, click here.

CARS Field Day 2023
Date: June 24th and 25th
Location: Calvin Park, Seven Hills, OH
Volunteers are needed to operate, setup, tear down and help in meal preparation and serving
Contact: Robert Robbins, K8RGI, or Toby Kolman, WT8O,>
CALVIN PARK IS AT THE EAST END OF MAPLEVIEW DRIVE, EAST OFF BROADVIEW ROAD, IN SEVEN HILLS where CARS members will be operating for 24 hours continuously

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    to the QSL manager W8MET Metro Sinko,
    6511 Elmarge Dr., Independence, OH 44131

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