The Cascades Amateur Radio Society serves Jackson County, Michigan, and the surrounding area helping amateurs, and those aspiring to become amateur radio operators licensed by the FCC.
The mission of the Cascades Amateur Radio Society shall be to promote the exchange of information and encourage cooperation between its members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism, and individual operating efficiency. To advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio within the community through various programs and activities.
President Shane, KD8LCF
Vice President Wes, N8QM
Secretary Kim, KD8ZNW
Treasurer OPEN OFFICETrustee 1-year Jim, KE8NFL
Trustee 2-year Tom, K8TMI
Mem-At-Large Harlan, N8HLC
License Trustee Jeff (KA8HDY)
Net Manager ——- Shane (KD8LCF)
Field Day Chair —- Dennis (KC8IJZ)
Event Director ——Mike (WB8ICN)Ares / Races Officers
EC ——— Tim (WD8PMD)
Asst. EC — Dennis (KC8IJZ)
Asst. EC — Harlan (N8HLC)
P.I.O. —— Lee (KA8VMJ)
CARS normally meets on the Third Tuesday of the month at the Jackson County Health Dept. 1715 Lansing Ave. Meetings start at 6:45 with a meet and greet followed by our program for the evening. After the program, we will hold our business meeting. During the Covid pandemic, the club had been meeting using the Zoom conferencing app. Please click on the button on the main page to access the meeting. While no longer meeting by video conference, the button has been left on the home page so as to facilitate on-the-fly meetings. Guests are welcome.
CARS holds a quarterly board meeting. The first board meeting of the year is normally in February. This is an open meeting and everyone is encouraged to join and participate. Please see the calendar for Details.
Many CARS members get together on Friday evenings to enjoy each other’s company while dining. These gatherings are at the Alpha Coney Island (Jackson Crossings Mall) in Jackson by 5:00 pm each Friday. Please check into the C.A.R.S. Thursday evening net to make a reservation and to verify the location. Walk-ins are welcome.
Also, there is an “eat and meet” at Panera Bread at 9:00 AM every Monday.
Club Meeting Minutes