Welcome to the website of the Carteret County Amateur Radio Society!  Our club callsign is W4YMI.  We are located on the inner banks of North Carolina's beautiful Crystal Coast, in Newport, North Carolina.  Our club was organized in 1992 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for the purpose of furthering radio knowledge, fraternalism, and individual operating efficiency, and to conduct club programs and activities so as to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio in the "down east" community.    

Our regularly scheduled business meeting is held on the fourth Saturday of each month at Cox's Family Restaurant at 4109 Arendell Street in Morehead City.  Everyone is welcome to join us as a guest or as a member!  Click on "Membership Info" under  "About Us" on the menu at the top of this page for a PDF membership application and send it to us, and we’ll make sure you are added to our membership roster right away.  Our current membership dues are only $25 per year.

All persons interested in Amateur Radio communications are eligible for membership in the Carteret County Amateur Radio Society.  If you are not currently a licensed amateur radio operator, but would like to become one, we offer in-person license examinations immediately after our business meeting and can help you achieve your goal.  Our club boasts over 100 years of combined amateur radio experience, and our members are eager to share their knowledge and help new members with all aspects of the amateur radio hobby.  Whether your interest in amateur radio is emergency communication volunteering, CW (morse code), building and experimenting with radio technology, or just fraternal comaraderie, Carteret County Amateur Radio Society has you covered.

We invite all licensed Amateur Radio Operators in the down east area to check into our Tuesday evening Net on our K4GRW (145.450) or W3ENK (444.825) repeaters in Newport, NC.  Guests are always welcome!  Please join in!  If you are a new ham, you are especially invited to check in and ragchew with us and learn more about our organization and how to become a part of the down east Ham radio community.

Our W4YMI digital repeater is on the air  at 444.975 MHz (+), color code 1.

The area 2-meter analog repeater (K4GRW) operates on 145.450 MHz with an offset of - 0.6, tone 100.
The  area 70-centimeter analog repeater (W3ENK) operates on 444.825 MHz with an offset of +5, tone 88.5.
The Stacy repeater (KD4KTO) operates on 444.000 MHz with an offset of +5, tone 131.8

The area 6-meter repeater (KF4IXW) operates on 53.090 MHz with an offset of -1, tone 162.2.


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The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes.

The National Traffic System (NTS) is a network of licensed amateur radio operators who move information throughout the United States and other countries during disasters and other emergencies.

is a amateur radio volunteer program with between  trained severe weather spotters. These volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service.

 The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates amateur radio volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills.

In memory of
Tim Howland, KC4LRY 
Silent Key
1954-2015, Webmaster