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the largest scanner club in the USA. We support all facets of public
safety and promote responsible radio monitoring.
CARMA members include police officers,
firefighters, dispatchers, radio technicians, ham radio licensees
and civilians, all of whom share a common interest in two-way communications.
We host occasional meetings and get-togethers
as well as special events. We cooperate with public
safety agencies by assisting in tracking down interference and
other problems as well as sharing information to coordinate radio
CARMA issues no ID cards, badges
or other identification materials. We have no budget or dues, all
expenses are borne by the membership.
We do not allow members to interfere
with any public safety event or agency and will assist law enforcement
in investigating any such problems.
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RIP Ted Moran, 1960-2018
Ted Moran, a founding father of CARMA, passed away May 28, 2018 of complications from cancer. No one was more knowledgable than he about local radio systems. He was a friend and mentor to many.
Listen for and join
us on WAFAR (Western Area Amateur Repeater)
146.670 (-) pl 107.2
443.600 (+) pl 114.8
CARMA simplex frequency 145.770 pl 151.4
You must have a valid FCC
Amateur radio License to
transmit on the above frequencies.
Meetings & Events:
CARMA no longer hosts regular meetings. We will occasionally have informal get-togethers or "Friday Nighters" however. Please watch this page, our Facebook page and the CARMA mailing list as well as the Illinois forum at RadioReference for announcements.
Check the groups.io List and Facebook page for updates.
CARMA wishes to thank Phillie's Pizza for their great service and food over the years. They have been great to us and thier food has always been excellent. If you are in the Woodridge or Bolingbrook area please patronize their Papa's Pizza Place's.
Thank you Marion!