Welcome to the website of the mecklenburg amateur radio society, an active affiliate club of the american radio relay league (). Based in charlotte, nc, the club has been serving amateur radio operators, or hams, in mecklenburg county and the surrounding areas since it was founded in 1949. We are incorporated in north carolina as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. W4bfb - mecklenburg amateur radio society of charlotte, north carolina is a large, general purpose ham radio amateur. The charlotte hamfest is on and plans to operate on the published schedule. After the governors office clarified that the acc tournament and other large scale activities do not need to be cancelled, the decision was made to continue with the charlotte hamfest. If conditions change dramatically, a new notice will be posted. The mecklenburg amateur radio society will hold its march 31st club meeting at 700 pm via zoom. This virtual platform will allow you to connect either by using your computer on the internet or by phone. To record your attendance, please send an email to attendancew4bfb. Mecklenburg amateur radio society - w4bfb club logo approx 6 x 4 inches. Mecklenburg amateur radio society vinyl decal custom made by the ham badgers. Mecklenburg county (ares) is comprised of fcc licensed amateur radio operators who have voluntarily registered their capabilities and equipment for public service communications. Under federal regulations, amateur radio operators cannot receive compensation of any kind for providing public service communications.