Culpeper Amateur Radio Service provides many opportunities to the community to expand their understanding of Amateur Radio and to help increase the number of Amateur Radio Operators.

- Testing
- Training
- Public Service


Our members offer testing if you're interested in taking your Technician, General or Extra exams with us. This is typically done the night of our monthly meeting but other arrangements can be made if necessary. A good resource to help you study is hamstudy.org. If you're interested in taking your exam please you can Contact Us via this website, or one of our club Officers.

Check the Resources link above to find online locations to help you prepare for the FCC Amateur Radio test Click Here .

Public Service

CARA is involved in many community related events, and members are a part of Amateur Radio Emergency Services(ARES), and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service(RACES). We assist in Culpeper Cycling Century, Tour de Madison and various other events. If you're interested in what we can provide to your event please Contact Us.

Testing Calendar

To register for one of the test sessions below, please contact:
Jeff Shifflett N4XI by Thursday before the exam session.

Email: fishing.lakeanna@gmail.com
Cell phone or text: (540) 308-5133

Exam Dates:

Feb 5, 2022 @ 10:00am
Mar 5, 2022 @ 10:00am
Apr 2, 2022 @ 10:00am
May 7, 2022 @ 10:00am (cancelled)
Jun 4, 2022 @ 10:00am
Jul 2, 2022 @ 10:00am
Aug 6, 2022 @ 10:00am
Sep 3, 2022 @ 10:00am
Nov 5, 2022 @ 10:00am
Dec 3, 2022 @ 10:00am

No walk-ins. please.

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