Mission Statement of the Charlotte Amateur Radio Club W4CQ
The mission of the Charlotte Amateur Radio Club it to promote the technical craft of amateur radio
through training, mentoring and enhancing fellowship among radio amateurs.
Statement of Purpose
Prepare to use our network of technical resources to provide skilled operators, and disaster
communications, when requested by any governmental department of emergency management, relief
agencies or ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Services) .
Work to establish and maintain infrastructure, plans and procedures to best utilize the capabilities of
the Charlotte Amateur Radio Club.
Train and experiment with new modes of communications so that we may provide quality
communications to ensure public safety and continuity of essential public services.
Periodically provide licensing classes and VE testing to promote the use of amateur radio as both a
hobby and a vehicle for providing emergency communication services to our community.