Welcome to the Calhoun County
Amateur Radio Association Web Site

We are a small, friendly group of amateur radio operators who are passionate about all things related to amateur radio, and love serving our local communities with our skillsets. We meet the 2nd Saturday every other month (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, and Nov.) at the Oxford Public Library. Please feel free to stop on by and meet the team and get to know us! For more information please click the button below.

Our Mission

Find out more about how we use our amateur radio services to serve our local communities.

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It shall be our purpose to encourage the exchange of information and cooperation among members to promote radio knowledge and fraternalism and to support the community in an appropriate fashion through assistance to FEMA District 7 and/or the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency. The CCARA shall also relay weather conditions in emergency situations, assist as requested and shall assist the Red Cross, Salvation Army or any other non-profit organization in need of our communications assistance.

About Us

The CCARA is the oldest active amateur radio club in Calhoun County and is located in Anniston, AL.

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The CCARA is a private non-profit corporation and was incorporated in accordance with the Code of Alabama 1940, Title 10 Section 124, et seq

Club Pages

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2017 CCARA Christmas Party

Well… this may be a CCARA club first as the day before this years Christmas party, Central Alabama was at first possibly going to get snow. At first it was a (few) flurries, then upgraded to up to 1/2″, then up to an inch, but in the end it was snow-ma-geddon 2017!!! Many people saw 4″ on average, and others shared they had 10″ of snow!!!

Anniston Lion’s Club Run 8K – 2017

The Anniston Lion’s Club 8K run for sight on May 20th, 2017 at Fort McClellan Park.

ARRL Field 2017

ARRl Field Day is scheduled for June 24th and 25th at the Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) located at 507 Francis St. W. – Jacksonville, AL 36265. This is a public event and encourages our communities to come and find out more about Amateur Radio, what it all entails, ask questions, and participate hands on.

Yellowhammer Pioneer Endurance Ride 2017

There's an old saying in the south... If you don't like the weather, wait a few minutes, and 2017 was no different, but this time mother nature had it a bit backwards. In January and February we had a lot of unseasonable early warmer weather, at one point even pushing...
cheaha-overlook-with-sunset_0 The CCARA’s repeaters are located on Mt. Cheaha, which is Alabama’s highest peak at 2,407 feet.
ccararepeater006 The frequencies and tones for the repeaters are, 147.090+ 131.8 tone, 444.750+ 131.8 tone. We also have a WIDE APRS Digipeater WB4GNA, and a APRS Weather Tracker WB4GNA-8.

ccararepeater1 David Wilhoite, KM4DLW, CCARA Repeater Trustee at repeater site conducting routine maintenance.

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