Culpeper Amateur Radio Service provides many opportunities to the community to expand their understanding of Amateur Radio and to help increase the number of Amateur Radio Operators.

  • Testing
  • Training
  • Public Service


 Our members offer testing if you’re interested in taking your Technician, General or Extra exams with us. Testing is available on the first Saturday of each month.

Exam Dates

Are available on the CARA Event Calendar: Event Calendar


To register for one of the test sessions, please visit the Culpeper Parks and Recreation reservation site at:
CARA Exam Reservations
Please make a reservation by the Thursday before the exam session. There is a $15 fee for the exam.

You can also contact: Bob KO2F for more information at: testing@w4cul.org

You can find other testing locations here:
Find an Amateur Radio License Exam Session

A good resource to help you study is:

Public Service

CARA is involved in many community related events, and members are a
part of Amateur Radio Emergency Services(ARES), and Radio Amateur Civil
Emergency Service(RACES). We assist in Culpeper Cycling Century, Tour de
Madison and various other events. If you’re interested in what we can
provide to your event please Contact Us