We would be pleased to have you check
into the ECARS net. ECARS is an open service. If you enjoy "ECARS," consider
joining. See 'Become an ECARS Member' below and the
"Membership: Application / Renewal" menu
Did You Know?
Fellow ham, and former ECARS
has had his 2nd leg amputated. If you know Rich,
you may want to call or write and cheer him up.
N2MB [516-515-6883] and K6DPZ [516-303-2051] can provide
ECARS is seeking a good showing at the Richmond, VA
FrostFest hamfest on Saturday, 4 February 2017.
FrostFest is a large regional hamfest with a good
reputation. ECARS has been approved for a table
(NQ004) from which to advertise our service. Come
one and all. See FrostFest info
here and find our
here (on the right wall in the 'purple' tables
Swap and Shop
ECARS needs a volunteer to run
Swap and Shop. Until then, Swap and Shop will
remain active on the website. Send notices of
proposed items for sale or trade, or that you want to
buy, to the Webmaster at
email@example.com. See existing format at menu
item Net Operations: Swap and Shop.
ECARS Membership Certificates
See additional and revised ECARS Membership Certificate options at
Membership: Order Membership Certificate. New
options include signed certificates, on various papers,
in either portrait or landscape, and mailed to you.
Become an ECARS Member
The annual dues are $3.00 per
year, and you can subscribe for 1 or 3 years, or for a
lifetime membership. Applications can be submitted
either by mailing a paper application form, or by
submitting electronically using the PayPal® application
If using the PayPal® option, change the
quantity to 3 for a 3 year membership, or to 10 for a
See the 'Membership: Application /
Renewal' menu option. After submitting your
application, you can check that your membership has
commenced using the 'ECARS Member Lookup' option above
in this column, but be patient. It will take a while
for it to show up. 7/16/2016
Member Information Changes
you have changed your Call Sign or email address please
see "Membership: Update Membership Data" page for instructions about
how to update them.
Website Usage - Week of
11/14/16 (exclusive of Webmaster accesses)
ECARS Home Page
NET CONTROL SCHEDULE
Swap and Shop
Join ECARS Page
New On ECARS
Roll Call Schedule
Show Us Your Shack
ECARS Operations Manual
Update Member Info
Members Views & News
The Monitor Page
NCS Operations / Tools
HF Remote Setup N8AD
Visitor Number Since
Members Click Ballot Box to Vote Here
the ballot box to vote for next year's Vice President,
and three Directors. Meet the
candidates via their short biographies
here. Voting will continue
through the month of December 2016. Election results
will be reported by 10 January. Newly elected
will assume office on 15 January 2017.
ECARS has five (5) long term openings that need to be
filled. If you can fill one of them, you will be
providing a service to your fellow ECARS members.
See the NCS Schedule, red or yellow cells with OPEN shown in the
ECARS is looking for a member who
would like to be the Webmaster. Experience with HTML
and Webpages is a plus but not a requirement. Past
Webmasters have been self-taught.
End of Official Announcements
You Are Needed!
There is no ECARS without
the service of the Net Control Operators! If you enjoy
ECARS please volunteer to be an ECARS Net Control
Operator either for a regularly scheduled time slot, or
as needed to fill in when there are schedule openings.
See the 'Operations:
NCS Schedule' menu option to see if there
are openings that would benefit from your service and
contact the Net Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org)
to volunteer. 7/16/2017
General Membership Meeting
Be Announced Later
Show Us Your Shack
always a pleasure to see how other Hams have set up
their Shacks. So, ECARS has a section of the website
dedicated to showing pictures of member's shacks. If
you have not done so already, share your pride and joy
on the website.
Follow the menu option above to view member's shacks.
See the instructions for submitting your "Shack" photo
for inclusion in the slide show on the "Operations: Show Us Your
Shack" page. This is for ECARS members only. 7/16/2016