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Skywarn basic spotter training geared explicitly for amateur radio from 7-9 PM, Thursday, May 26.

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This training is not restricted to ARES members; any amateur radio operator can attend. Even if you’ve been through this training before, a refresher can undoubtedly be helpful to stay current.

Here’s a link to register: PowerPoint Presentation (


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It’s Official! ARRL Field Day Location will be at Sesquicentennial State Park

Make sure to join the bi-weekly CARC ARRL Field Day Planning call for more exciting information!

PLanning call information: Field Day Planning Call, 7 PM – The Columbia Amateur Radio Club (

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May 2022 Field Day Presentation Now Posted

Kevan Nason, N4XL May Field Day presentation is now posted in Presentation Section.

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FCC Has Resolved Technical Issues and Resumes Processing Amateur Radio License Applications

Updated 5/9/2022

The ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) reports that the FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) electronic batch filing (EBF) system is back online and functioning normally. A message sent by the FCC ULS EBF Team to VECs explains that the technical issues with ULS EBF filing are resolved, and that VECs may resume submitting files containing amateur radio license applications. ARRL VEC has submitted most of the backlog of its files for applications processed on, or after, April 27, and expects to have all of the backlog submitted by the end of the day (May 9).

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Columbia Amateur Radio Club Forums Now Active

Greetings all! Forums are now active. To start using our forums, you will need to register with a valid email. Post your forum ideas today! You can find registration and login links on the right side of the site and direct access to forums in the menus.

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CARC Members in Print


Congratulations To Eric Bother, Pete Emmel, and Mike Wieber for their exceptional efforts in assisting a running during the February Harbinson 50k Event. The 3 worked with Net Control Operators to coordinate assistance for a runner who was injured and needed help with the evacuation of the course. A proud moment indeed, Job well done!!!

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Basic Storm Spotter Training Hosted by Augusta University

This is a reminder that “Basic Storm Spotter Training Hosted by Augusta University” will begin in 1 Day on Tue, Apr 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

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Please send your questions, comments, and feedback to:

How to Join the Webinar
1. Click the link to join the webinar at the specified time and date:
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Note: This link should not be shared with others; it is unique to you. Before joining, be sure to check system requirements to avoid any connection issues.

2. Choose one of the following audio options:
When the webinar begins, you will be connected to audio using your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.–OR–TO USE YOUR TELEPHONE:

If you prefer to use your phone, you must select “Use Telephone” after joining the webinar and call in using the numbers below.
United States: +1 (562) 247-8422
Access Code: 445-289-521
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the webinar
Webinar ID: 462-536-035

To cancel this registration if you can’t attend this webinar, you may cancel your registration at any time.

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