Next CARS club
meeting at:

Our next meeting will be at Busch Funeral Home, Parma, OH, Tuesday October 10th, 2023
see home page for details

VE Exam Dates:

Exams at 9:15am
VE testing is in Independence, address below.
call Metro, W8MET for info 216-520-1320
Walk-ins are welcome

The FCC charges a $35 application fee for new licenses, renewals and vanity applications. This fee is paid directly to the FCC after an application has been submitted to them, This must be completed at:
For the ARRL to submit a renewal application to the FCC on behalf of an individual they charge $15 to non-ARRL members, there is no fee to current ARRL members, we collect the ARRL fee, a check or cash and photo ID are required. Go to: for more information. Please let me know if you will be attending.

2023 Test dates
Nov 12,2023
Exams begin at 9:15am
Old Elmwood Recreation Center
6200 Pete Wisnieski Pky.
Independence, OH 44131

Walk-ins are welcome
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5295 Butternut Ridge Dr
Independence, Oh 44131

October 10, 2023 CARS meeting will be at our regular location:
Busch Funeral Home
7501 Ridge Rd
Parma, OH 44129

For Map, click here

Meeting's start at 7:30pm

2023 Meeting programs

  • October 10, 2023: Foster Brown, (alias Digger Gallagher the Canaler) will provide a living history presentation of the Canal Era through song, story and audience participation. Digger actively teaches listeners about daily life of the canalers, from digging the ditch, to working on the canal boat. Digger will artfully take you on a journey into a part of Ohio's past. From the Brecksville Nature, Foster Brown is a Historical Interpreter and Naturalist.
  • November 14, 2023: Dr Linas Vaitkus will talk about all things we should know about Covid 19, RSV and the Flu and the vaccine
  • Please help out by contacting Joe, KD8BAL at 216-642-0167 or email to schedule your program.

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