Jackson County Ares Races (JCAR)
Amateur Radio Club for Residents of
Jackson County, Alabama

The primary purpose of JCAR is to provide severe weather spotting and emergency communication assistance to the Jackson County EMA and the National Weather Service, as well as providing emergency communications to all local authorities if needed during any emergency in our area.
JCAR holds regularly-scheduled monthly meetings on the second Saturday of each month, 10:00am at Western Sizzlin' in Scottsboro. Those interested in having breakfast may arrive at 9:30am. All JCAR members, local hams and anyone interested in amateur radio are encouraged to attend.


JCAR Meeting

Monthly - Every 2nd Saturday

Western Sizzlin'


JCAR Emergency
Service Net

Every Thursday @ 19:00
146.90 N4SCO Repeater


North Alabama SKYWARN
Training Net

Every Thursday @ 20:00
147.36 W4SBO Repeater

List of Local Repeaters



W4SBO Weather Station

JCAR Training Net Preamble

JCAR Emergency Net Preamble

North Alabama SKYWARN

NWS Forecast


DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club

Huntsville Amateur Radio Club

Marshall County Amateur Radio Club


N4SCO Repeater
146.90MHz -0.600
123.0Hz PL Tone

W4SBO Repeater
147.36MHz +0.600
123.0Hz PL Tone

JCAR Officers

President: Bob Hayes WD4CZV
Vice President: Ben Lowe K4QF
Secretary-Treasurer: Jerry Rosanno N4JR
Member at Large: Lynda Osmer WB4TJE

Page last updated 24 May 2013