The Charlotte Amateur Radio Club - W4CQ is a general interest radio club serving the Charlotte, NC area. We generally meet on the first Saturday of every month at 9:30 AM at the Salvation Army Divisional headquarters, our served agency. We're located at 501 Archdale Drive in Charlotte, NC. 28217, near I-77 Exit 4 (Nations Ford Road).

Check our Events Calendar on the Club home page for changes and additions to the meeting schedules.

Feel free to come by and meet the members. We have a working club station on site with active HF, VHF and UHF equipment. This is a secured facility, please arrive no later than 9:35 AM to assure access.

If you would like to join, simply fill out the membership application and mail or bring it in to our next meeting!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE COVID19 PANDEMIC. ALL SIGNUPS WILL BE CLEARED.

This event may be rescheduled at a later date. New signups will be solicited at that time.

The Mint Hill Lions Club is sponsoring a 5K Loop race on Saturday March 28th, from 8 AM to 9:30 AM. This 5K will be a loop course. We are going to use SIMPLEX on your HT’s or mobile radio.

We will monitor turns and Loop-backs and the Start/Finish Line. We are only going to be about 1 1/2 miles at the furthest point along the course.

Set your radios to 146.550 SIMPLEX.

If You have any questions contact Jeff KA4WYC

To Sign up for the Mint Hill 5K, volunteer at Mint Hill 5K Signup Sheet.

Dues for 2020 need to be paid by January 31. If you’ve already paid your dues, THANKS! If not, please fill out the printable application for membership and send it in right away to get your membership status up to date.

Dues are only $30 per year for an individual, or $35 for an entire family!

Remember, YOU are an integral part of the club and your dues permit us to finance our activities. We have several recurring bills (website, liability insurance, phone, etc.) that are paid for entirely by the club dues. Don’t keep putting it off!

Please mail your dues to Joe Ducar, KJ4QFV, 9519 Edwards Place, Mint Hill, NC 28227. Do not mail anything to 501 Archdale Dr., The Salvation Army HQ!! Send it to Joe!!

The 2019 W4CQ Christmas Party was held on December 12, 2019 at the Salvation Army.  We had a good turnout, enjoyed some great fellowship, and had some great dishes to devour.

To view a slide show of photos from the party, click here.  All photos by Barbara Jones-Goodin.

 

You can now listen to the 444.4500 repeater on Broadcastify or via the Scanner Radio app on iPhone or Android devices.

Click here to listen on Broadcastify, or click on the play button below.

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06Jun2020

Club Meeting

Monthly Club meeting

From 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM

At Salvation Army HQ

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27Jun2020

ARRL Field Day

Annual ARRL Field Day weekend - always the fourth full weekend in June.

At Salvation Army HQ

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28Jun2020

ARRL Field Day

Annual ARRL Field Day weekend - always the fourth full weekend in June.

At Salvation Army HQ

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