Kent Amateur Radio Society

Chestertown, Maryland Kent County, USA

Established 1986

Technician Level License Class 2017

Technician Level License Class 2017

Amateur Radio Technician Level License Class to be held
January 17 – January 19, 2017

Location: Galena Volunteer Fire Company
                  90 E. Cross St.
                  Galena, MD 21635

Time:       8 AM to 5 PM

Materials: Technician Class Manual, 2014-2018 by Gordon West   Cost $21.95

Test Session:  January 19, 2017 10:00 AM
Pre-registration is required
for classes & testing.  To pre-register, please email
Download the info sheet here


National Parks on the Air 2016

Mark your calendar for December 27th 2016 and come by and see KARS at the Rock Hall Bulkhead for the National Parks on the Air event. The Kent Amateur Radio Society will activate the Capt. Smith Trail in the vicinity of Rock Hall, MD for the ARRL National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) special event.… Continue Reading

Christmas Party 2016

Christmas Party 2016

On Wednesday December 7, 2016, we will be having our Christmas meeting and party at Procolino’s Pizza. Procolino’s is located at 711 Washington Ave, Chestertown in the Acme shopping center.  The meeting will start at 6:00PM, not the usual 7. After the meeting, you can purchase pizza, so please do not bring any food.  This… Continue Reading

Jamboree on the Air  2016

Jamboree on the Air 2016

This year’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) took place at the Chestertown American Legion.  The KARS EMCOMM trailer was there Saturday afternoon October 15th.  KARS member Chris Cote, KE5NJ taught the Merit Badge Class and Paul Gerhardt, from the QA Radio Club, manned the HF station in the trailer. Continue Reading

Rock Hall Triathlon 2016

Rock Hall Triathlon 2016

KARS had a successful weekend October 1st and 2nd, providing communications at the Rock Hall Triathlon.  The day started early on Saturday and ended late.  Then we all came back again on Sunday to do it all over again! The event went smoothly with Jamie (KC3CUV) and Richard (K3JB) at Net Control and about 10… Continue Reading

KARS is a 501 C3 non-profit corporation. We regularly offer our communication services to local county public events. If you would like to participate, join our organization, or request our services, please contact us.

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 - 7:00PM - @Heron Point