Spring Fundraising Raffle

We are please to announce our Spring Fundraising Raffle.

The prize is a Yaesu FTM-400XDR dual band System Fusion 50 watt mobile radio.

Go to the Fundraising tab on the page menu for more information.

Notice of Officer Vacancy and Special Election

The Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Vice President Marty Mozingo KY6U effective January 9, 2019 due to relocation from our area.

Under the JCARA Constitution and By Laws nominations for the position of Vice President will be held at the January 15, 2019 meeting.

Members participating in nominations, as a nominee or voting member in this process must be members in good standing with dues paid for the current year (2019). Members will have the opportunity to pay dues for 2019 prior to the January meeting is called to order.

Nominations will only be accepted at the January 15th meeting. The Special Election will be held at the February 19, 2019 meeting.

Notification to the membership has been provided by email, this notice, and by posting at the January and February Meeting location: EMS Training Center, 296 Wesley St, Johnson City, TN 37601.


2019 Membership Dues Reminder

Member dues are now payable for 2019.

Members may renew on this website under the Membership menu. Renewals are processed through PayPal.

Dues may be paid at the January meeting to the Treasurer.

Thank you for supporting JCARA.

JCARA Christmas Party 2018

The 2018 JCARA Christmas Party will be held December 11, 2018 at the Golden Corral , Browns Mill Rd Johnson City, TN 

Please plan on arriving between 5:30-6:00pm

We hope to see everyone there.

W4ABR Repeater Now System Fusion

The JCARA 146.79 repeater has been upgraded to a new Yaesu System Fusion DR2-X effective 8/28/2018.

The repeater operates in Automatic Mode Select (AMS), allowing analog FM and C4FM digital voice and data.

Analog FM users should enable tone squelch on their radios to prevent hearing the digital packets.

The analog FM tone remains 131.8 Hz.

JCARA Communications Trailer

Work continues on the Communications Trailer. The unit is undergoing a complete refitting with all new communications capability.

More info coming as the project continues.

JCARA Webpage

After some technical difficulties, we are happy to be back online. Check back often to see what’s new and different about the new webpage.