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Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club

"Discover the magic and camaraderie of amateur radio!"

MCP Information

MCPThe Mobile Communications Platform (MCP-1) was made possible by donations from local businesses, non-profit organizations, CARC club members and individuals, and a lot of good hard labor!

It will be used in emergency and non-emergency events, such as severe weather, drills, communications support, bike rides, walks, parades, etc.




All donations by local businesses, non-profit organizations, CARC club members and individuals to date are approximately $17,500.00.  Continued donations are appreciated as the MCP is an ever evolving project.  You do not need a PayPal account in order to donate.  Simply click on the button below and you will be taken to the secure PayPal site to make a donation via credit card.  You will be able to select whatever amount you wish to donate.

Note: If you happen to have a PayPal account you will be able to log in and use whatever money sources you already have on file.  If you prefer to mail a check:Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club

5251-C Highway 153, #127
Hixson, TN 37343

All donations are tax-deductible.  Let us know if you would like a receipt to show your donation for tax purposes and we will be happy to provide it.

Chattanooga Track Club & the Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club The Chattanooga Track Club is a nonprofit 501(c)(3)Organization dedicated to stimulating interest in running and fitness for all ages and to promoting wellness through these activities. For the full story follow the link.

Pictured are Stacey Malecky and Charles Webb of the Chattanooga Track Club, Presenting a check for $4,000 to Jeff Martin, President of CARC, Robert Berman, Secretary of CARC and Ben Timmerman, CARC Board Member.




Wild_Trails_DonationWild Trails a local Chattanooga organization dedicated to trail running is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote the use, expansion and protection of trails in greater Chattanooga. For the full story follow the link.

Pictured are Randy Wharton (center), Director of Wild Trails, presenting a check for $2,000 to Jeff Martin (left), President of CARC, and Robert Berman (right), Secretary of CARC and Funding Chairman for the Mobile Communications Platform.



WT_Grant_presentation_0729147/29/2014 – CARC Board Chairman Tom Wolfe and Secretary Robert Berman receive a second $2000.00 grant from Wild Trails in support of the continuing MCP project.








HAMCO_LetterClick here to read the letter from Tony Reavley, Director of Hamilton County Emergency Services.







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