C.A.R.S. – Cascade Amateur Radio Society (a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation)
A gathering of Ham Radio operators committed to providing Emergency Communications support to the emergency relief efforts of the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints, governmental entities, private relief organizations regardless of affiliation, and to the community at large, during times of need.
We are also dedicated to the furtherance of Ham Radio as a hobby, and other common communication interests of the Society members. Membership is open to all with an interest in radio communications (emergency and non-emergency) without discrimination relating to religion, race, gender, ethnic origin, or age.
CARS Training and Traffic Net:
Sunday 21:00 hours on one of the following three frequencies. Check all three to see which one is being used, and occasionally monitor the unused frequencies, and redirect operators to the frequency in use. We usually use the VHF Repeater at 146.700MHz-PL Tone 100.
Simplex (limited rage-may need to be relayed): 147.555 MHz
CARS UHF Repeater (Prune Hill-near Camas): 444.525/449.525 MHz (Tone 103.5)
CARS VHF Repeater (KOIN Tower): 146.700 – offset, PL Tone of 100.0
ERC Net Saturday 8:00 AM 70 Meters 3.937 MHz
ERC Net Sunday 8:15 PM 70 Meters 3.937 MHz
Mercury NW Net Monday 9:00 PM 70 Meters 3.965 MHz & Sat. 8:15 AM 3.937 KhZ
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