Welcome to the web site of the Mississippi Coast Amateur Radio Association (MCARA).


Our purpose is to promote amateur radio involvement and growth. We work toward this through on the air activity, enjoyable fellowship, public awareness, education and training.


We will be offering many opportunities in the year to come for this and hope, if you are on the coast or just visiting, that you can join us for some of our activities and services. Please check out our web site and see what we are doing and what we have to offer. Thanks for coming by.


de Steve Weiss MSCARA President


Mississippi Coast Amateur Radio Association, Inc.

CQ World Wide 160m contest

Feb 27 2200Z(1600L)Sat - Mar 1 2200Z(1600L) Sun   2015 CQ World-Wide
SSB 160-Meter Contest - arrive around 1600 Friday (Dusk) work radio
all night till dawn or 160 goes away - go home get some sleep - come
back around 1600 repeat Friday and sat - Sunday morning take down,
clean up, go home.
Bobby Allen has computer to log with, send in results.



Listen to our repeater on Broadcastify

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CQ World Wide 160m conterst

SSB: February 27 - Mar 1, 2015

Starts: 2200 GMT Friday
Ends: 2200 GMT Sunday at Norms W4YBY


228-547-4849    W5SOF@hotmail.com


New Meeting Location

Gulfport Fire Station #1 1515 23rd ave Gulfport, Ms.






Repeater Info


Repeater W5SGL at 146.730- 136.5 Tone (open repeater) located

30deg 25' 55" 88deg 57' 23"

Ms Coast Amateur Radio Emergancy Service, Weather, and Training Net every Tuesday evening begining at 7PM local time. Tech night and open mic night every tuesday after the ARES net 7:30-745 pm


Meetings and Testing


We meet on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 P.M. at Gulfport Fire Station #1 1515 23rd ave, Gulfport,  & Testing is the 1st. Saturday of each month at 10:00 A.M. with registration starting at 09:30 A.M. at American Medical Response Inc (AMR) 12020 Intraplex Pkwy, Gulfport (2nd traffic light, south of I-10 & Cowan-Lorraine Road, west on Intraplex Parkway)



                                               P.O. Box 1785 Gulfport, Ms. 39502  


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