General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern California.
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  • There will be a December Board Meeting! The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday Dec 3rd 2016 at 8 AM. All members and visitors are welcome.
  • The OCARC Holiday Dinner is Friday evening December 9th. You can pay for the Dinner tickets by PayPal or contact our Treasurer to let him know you are coming and arrange payment. Seating is limited! For more details click on Upcoming Events on the menu to the left.
  • 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. Brenda - KI6EXL will talk on Emergency Preparedness in your Community and will begin at 7 PM.

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:
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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 2016 November 25
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454