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Attività - Info Associative

The Associazione Radioamatori Carabinieri COTA is a nonprofit club founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Castelfidardo (AN). It 'consists of Carabinieri and former and their families with a common passion for the radio.

In November 2008 it was recognized by the Minister of Defense with approval of the General Command of the Carabinieri Force and currently has over 350 members.

 Its purposes are

  • Promote the image of ARC, "COTA" in the world through the use of radio
  • To promote all activities of amateur radio
  • Establish friendship among people
  • Help people in need and for which ARC "COTA" can provide
  • Establishing "contests" of amateur status without profit purposes to highlight the technical training of operators and to create opportunities to meet togheter
  • Make available to the competent authorities, at their request, his radio in case of emergencies, disasters and civil protection
  • Develop and promote cultural exchanges and other technicians with similar Radio Club, both Italian and foreign.

In addition to purely recreational activities and techniques, the Association has always been very sensitive in bringing its contribution to the activities of Radio Emergency in situations of disaster and being close to people in need.

From its foundation has raised about 13,400.00 Euro have been donated to ONAOMAC (Orphans of Carabinieri Force) and the victims of the earthquake in the Abruzzi in 2009 and Haiti in 2010.

In March 2011 started the subscription to collect donations in favour of Japanese victims of earthquake and tsunami.