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CARA Repeater Operation Rules have been posted. - Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Culpeper Amateur Radio Association (CARA) maintains and operates high-quality, wide-coverage repeaters for the use of all amateur radio operators. To read the rules in their entirty please visit About - Repeater Rules section of this website.
 

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Yasme Foundation Makes Grant to ARRL Ham Aid Fund

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Yasme Foundation has announced that it has made a grant to ARRL’s Ham Aid fund, in support of the Amateur Radio response to the recent hurricanes in the US and Caribbean. The Ham Aid fund was created in 2005 in response to the need for equipment and resources to support the Amateur Radio response to hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. Ham Aid equipment is available on loan to Amateur Radio...

Amateur Radio’s Force of Fifty Answers the Red Cross Call in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Fifty of the nation’s most accomplished Amateur Radio operators responded within 24 hours to the call of the American Red Cross to deploy to Puerto Rico and provide emergency communications. At the behest of Red Cross, ARRL rallied the US Amateur Radio community to provide up to 25 two-person teams of highly qualified hams. The group’s principal mission will be to move health-and-welfare inform...

Belarus Fields World Champion Team to the 2017 High-Speed Telegraphy Competition

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Team Belarus topped the field at the 2017 High-Speed Telegraphy Competition (HST) in Hungary over the September 9-10 weekend. In addition, team member Stanislau Haurylenka, EW8GS, set a world record in the male category on RufZ XP, call sign recognition competition, with a speed of 943 characters per minute.

The 14th High-Speed Telegraphy World Championships opened September 8 in Esztergom, Hun...

Repeater Information

CARA is most notably known for the W4CUL repeater, and K3VB a 220mhz repeater. An Echolink node is tied in to the W4CUL 220mhz Repeater which is managed and maintained by KO2F.

  • W4CUL - 2m - 147.120 Mhz offset +600hz, PL Tone of 146.2 - FM and P25 Modes
  • W4CUL - 70cm - 443.8 Mhz offset +5Mhz (448.8) PL Tone of 146.2 - FUSION Digital, and Analog FM 
  • W4CUL - 224.180Mhz offset -1.2Mhz, PL Tone of 146.2 - FM and Echolink

Nets

  • CARA HF Net Every Tuesday Evening at 8PM - 3.842 +/- QRM
  • CARA VHF Net Every Sunday Evening at 8PM - 147.120 + PL 146.2