Great Things Happen Every Day with CARC

Develop Your Path to Greatness.     Have Fun.     Do Good Things.

We are the Cumberland Amateur Radio Club
Our Club Callsign is K3IEC

South-Central Pennsylvania communities served by CARC include

  • Boiling Springs
  • Camp Hill
  • Carlisle
  • Dillsburg
  • Elizabethtown
  • Enola
  • Mechanicsburg
  • Mount Holly Springs
  • New Cumberland
  • Newville
  • Shippensburg
  • York Springs


Our primary focus involves Cumberland County, Pennsylvania as well as the nearby parts of Adams, York, Perry, and Dauphin counties.  If you live somewhere else don’t let that stop you from participating.  We will be pleased to welcome you into our club and add your location to this list.

Thanks for stopping in today.  Click your mouse or point your finger.  See what we have to offer.  If you want to return please remember

Photo Montage
Field Day 2014

Competitive Activities

Enter a Radio Sport Competition. 
Earn some points.  Give the other guy some points.  Have Fun.  Earn a Certificate.  Get Bragging Rights.

As a group activity we participate in:
ARRL Field Day
Pennsylvania QSO Party

Individually, our Members participate in many popular contests including:
ARRL DX — CW and Phone
CQ Worldwide DX — CW and Phone
ARRL Sweepstakes — CW and Phone
CQ Worldwide VHF
CQ WPX — CW, Phone, RTTY
And More.

Development Programs

Learn something from fellow Club Members.  Recent topics include EME Moonbounce, FT8 Digital Mode. WinLink 2000, Antenna Analyzer Operation. 

Coming Soon — Introduction to Arduino.


A full calendar year of CARC Membership Benefits can be yours for $10. 

We have a special offer for First Time Newly Licensed Amateur Radio Operators — Free First Year Membership.  Come see us within six months of your first license effective date and the next 12 month of Membership are on us.

We have a special offer for Super Senior Amateur Radio Operators.  If you have achieved the milestone event of Age 90 or greater your CARC Membership will be free.