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2017 Upcoming Events:

(Click here for this year's Past Events.)


ZD8W QSL card

March 17th, 2017

“Ascension Island Contesting”

During December 2015, Art Goddard, W6XD/ZD8G met with W6NV and N6AA on Ascension Island. They operated ZD8W as a three man team in the CQWW – CW contest completing 10,605 QSO’s. Art will present highlights of his trip and the contest operation.

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


Baker-to-Vegas 2017 Logo

March 24 thru 26, 2017
(Friday thru Sunday)

“Baker-to Vegas Relay Race”

Each year a group of members of the OCARC support the City of Orange Police with their radio communications prowess in this annual law-enforcement race. This is a foot relay race covering 120 miles in 20 legs. The race begins outside Baker, CA and goes along Rte 127 to Shoshone, CA; on Rte 178 to the Nevada border; and into Las Vegas.


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April 1st, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


W6PNG atop Mountain

April 21, 2017

“Summits on the Air (SOTA)”

Paul Gacek, W6PNG will speak on “Summits on the Air (SOTA)”. Paul is the current W6 Association Manager for SOTA. During 2016, in addition to his very active travels overseas, he visited and activated 30 National Park entities. Paul is an accomplished photographer as well as mountain topper.

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


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May 6th, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


Generic Meeting

May 19, 2017

“TV News Van to Ham Use”

OCARC member, NI6E, Peter Putnam, has been an active VHF rover and contester. He has used trailer mounted towers and has converted vans for portable use. Recently he converted a television news van to amateur radio use. Peter will talk and demonstrate his interesting conversion.

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


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June 3rd, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


Chip Margelli - K7JA

June 16, 2017

K7JA - Field Day Presentation

June marks the annual ARRL Field day event. Field Day is OCARC’s major participation activity. Chip Margelli, K7JA will present valuable set up/operating tips while sparking interest in the fun event. Chip’s talk is always entertaining

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


2017 Field Day Logo

June 23 thru 25, 2017
(Friday thru Sunday)

ARRL 2017 Field Day

The OCARC will once again participate in the annual ARRL Field Day. Details will appear on our Field Day webpage (if the web guys ever finally get some input!)


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July 1th, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


General Meeting

July 21, 2017

General Meeting

Program pending - check back later for details

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August 5th, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


Hamnet Device

August 18, 2017

“Rapidly Developing Ham-Net Interest”

Ham Radio Mesh networking is a rapidly developing interest. Don Hill, KE6BXT and Joe Ayers, AE6XE have reported in the past on Orange County Mesh networking. They will bring us up to date on the latest activity and growth of the broadband ham network here in Orange County.

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


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September 2nd, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


HP 3456A DVM

September 15th, 2017

Test Equipment & Measurements
for Amateur Radio

Doug Millar, K6JEY, will speak on “Test Equipment & Measurements for Amateur Radio”. Doug will bring an accurate voltage source. He asks that members bring a personal meter to the meeting and he volunteers to calibrate member’s voltmeters at the meeting.

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


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October 7th, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


Auction Gavel

October 20, 2017

Annual Radio & Electronics Auction

This will be the annual OCARC auction night with Chip Margelli, K7RA returning as auctioneer. Members are invited to empty garages and offer those treasured boat anchors for sale. Even valuable working equipment is welcomed for sale. This is your chance to buy a bargain addition for your shack, or un;;load those unneeded item from your shack.

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


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November 4th, 2017

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


General Meeting

November 17, 2017

General Meeting

Program pending - check back later for details

For meeting time, location and map Click here.


Railroad

November 17th, 2017

Club Elections

Board of Director elections for the 2018 year will also be held at the November meeting. If you'd like to be considered for a position on the board please contact a current board member.


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June 4th, 2015

Club Breakfast and Board Meeting

The club breakfast is normally held on the first Saturday of each month. It is an open meeting; members and visitors are welcome and encouraged to join us.

For breakfast time, location and map Click here.


Mistletoe

December TBD, 2017

Annual Christmas/Holiday Party

Always a big event with good food, good prizes and the only yearly club event featuring a "Happy Hour". Plans are in the works for another grand party.


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