JCAR at Fort Payne HAM Tailgate

Several JCAR Members were in attendance at this year’s HAM Tailgate sponsored by DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club in Fort Payne Alabama on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Pictured from left to right: Cactus Gay (K4YMB), Jim Clifford (NK4V), Pete Mercer (KK4UYP), Jerry Rossano (N4JR), Cora Mercer (K4KTZ), and Kenneth Clemons (NJ4C).

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Jackson County ARES/RACES

The primary purpose of Jackson County ARES/RACES (JCAR) is to provide severe weather spotting and emergency communication assistance to the Jackson County EMA and the National Weather Service, as well as providing emergency communications to all local authorities if needed during any emergency in the area.

 

JCAR holds regularly scheduled monthly meetings on the second Saturday of each month at Western Sizzlin’ in Scottsboro. Meetings begin at 10:00am with those interested in having breakfast may arrive around 9:30am. All JCAR Members, local HAMs, and anyone interested in amateur radio are encouraged to attend. For more information on meetings please see here.

The Jackson County ARES Net is held each Thursday evening at 7:30pm on the 146.90 repeater. For more information please see our Repeater and Net information here.