General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern California.
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  • The 1979 issues of RF Newsletter have been scanned and cleaned up, and are now available on our website.
  • OCARC Holiday Party on Dec 9th was a great success. No complaints were heard about the food, but there were many complements. Nicholas turned over the reins to Tim - N6GP who introduced the new board and gave a short speech. The first highlight of the meeting was the a cappella singing of two of our notable members. The other highlight was the presentation of prizes.
  • It's time to renew your membership. Click on Member Renewal on the menu to the left to use our new online renewal form. Renew by mail, at a meeting or by PayPal®.
  • The next OCARC General Meeting will be on Jan 20th. at 7:00 PM Brenda - KI6EXL will talk on Emergency Preparedness in your Community.
  • The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday Feb 4th 2017 at 8 AM. All members and visitors are welcome.

About O.C.A.R.C:

Located in the heart of Southern California, The Orange County Amateur Radio Club (OCARC) is dedicated to the advancement of "Ham Radio". Founded in 1933, the OCARC is a "general-purpose" club for anyone interested in ham radio. We have members of the OCARC active in the these aspects of ham radio:

  • Emergency communications (RACES and ARES)
  • DX-ing (long distance communications)
  • Field Day participation.
  • Home-brewing (building your equipment and antennas)
  • Community service
  • Amateur Television
    • Digital Amateur TV (Digital-ATV, DATV, D-ATV)
    • Analog Amateur Television (ATV, SSTV)
  • HF/VHF/UHF communications
  • Repeater communications
  • Satellite communications
  • PSK31 communications
  • Digital voice communications (D-STAR, WinDRM, etc.)
  • PACKET radio and APRS
  • Just talking to other HAMs

...and more

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Club Activities:
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Club Library:
‘RF’ Newsletter
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Ham Related Sites
Ham Vendors
Friends of OCARC
Digital-ATV Library
Heathkit Articles
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ARRLThe Orange County Amateur Radio Club; an A.R.R.L. affiliated club since 1934.


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This page last updated on 14 January 2017
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454