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xGeneral Information: Serving Orange County in Southern California.
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  • Arnie - N6HC is handling an estate sale for a SK ham. Lots of good equipment for sale. Use the For Sale link to the left to check out the items.
  • The next OCARC General Meeting will be held on Friday June 19th at 7 PM. The program will be presented by Chip K7JA talking about the huge "Arecibo Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico".
  • The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday June 6th 2015 at 8 AM. The board decided to change the breakfast site to Marie Callenders Restaurant at 1821 N. Grand Ave in Santa Ana, and to change the date back to the 1st Saturday of the month.
  • Club members, please take the club survey. You may take it interactively by clicking here. Or you may take it by downloading a PDF copy, filling it in and emailing it to the address given on the form, or printing it out and mailing it to the club PO Box, or bringing it to a meeting or a breakfast.

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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Digital-ATV Library
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For Sale
ARRLThe Orange County Amateur Radio Club; an A.R.R.L. affiliated club since 1934.


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This page last updated on 21 May 2015
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454