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Recurring Events

The Cochise Amateur Radio Association meets the first Monday of every month at 7pm, at Green Acres on Moson Road.

CARA Net Meets Every Thursday at 7pm

(See "About")

CARA Supports Annual Events

Ham Testing - Arrive by 5:30pm! Various
May . . . . . . . . Sky Island Summit Challenge
June . . . . . . . . ARRL Field Day
September . . . Paradise Special Event . . .
September . . . NAMI Sky Island Bicycle Event, Sierra Vista
October . . . . . Cochise County Cycling Classic, Douglas
October . . . . . Bisbee 1000 Stair Climb
December . . . Sierra Vista Christmas Parade


For training information please contact:

Grant Hays WB6OTS
(520) 227-7767

CARA Supports

Military Affiliated Radio System (MARS) - Several club members also support MARS and operate for the club.

Cochise County Mobile Communications Unit (MCU) - Club members volunteer for RACES and operate the MCU.

Cochise County Search and Rescue (SAR) - The MCU supports the SAR mission by providing communications Net Control.


CARA hosts Ham Testing by Volunteer Examiners at various times through the Year. Arrive at 5:30pm for registration, as testing begins at 6:00pm.

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