General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern CA.
for over 85 years.
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Announcements: Last updated 10/22/2019.

  • Due to problems finding a venue, THE OCTOBER AUCTION has been POSTPONED until Jan. 17th 2020.
  • The next OCARC General Meeting will be held ONE WEEK LATE on Friday October 25th at Rodrigo's Restaurant 14882 Holt Ave., Tustin, between Irvine Blvd and Newport Ave. Join us for dinner at 6:30 PM or come just for the meeting at 7:00 PM. Formore information see our Upcoming Events page.
    The guest speaker will be Wayne Yoshida KH6WZ. He will talk on "An RF Transistor Factory Tour". Learn how those 50, 100 and 500 watt transistors in your final are manufactured.
  • The October 2019 members only club roster has been posted. Click Member Roster in the left menu and scroll to the bottom for the links.
  • New online back issues of RF have been added or updated: Aug 1970 - new, Feb & Mar - additional pages added.
  • The next OCARC Board Meeting and Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday November 2nd 2019 at 8:00 AM at Marie Callender's Restaurant 307 E. Katella, in Orange. (Just east of Glassell St.)
  • FOR MORE BREAKING NEWS see the October issue of RF Newsletter.

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
  • Digital Amateur Television (Digital-ATV, DATV)
  • HF/VHF/UHF/Microwave communications
  • Repeater communications
  • Satellite communications
  • PSK31, JT-65 and FT8 communications
  • Digital voice communications (D-STAR, WinDRM, etc.)
  • PACKET radio and APRS
  • Just talking to other HAMs

...and more

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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 October 22, 2019
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454

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