Past Events of 2021:

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General Meeting

March 19, 2021


Club member Scott MacGillivray KM6RTE presented "Introduction to Winlink" via Zoom© at our Martch virtual meeting. WINLINK is an HF/VHF/UHF protocol widely used by Emeregency Communications organizations for communicating messages when phones, cellular, and internet are not available. Sadly, even after fifteen years of existence it remains a Windows only platform.

QSO Today Expo Logo ARRL Logo Yel Blk

March 13 and 14, 2021 Zulu Time

“QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo”

The second QSO Today Expo was held online. The QSO Expo team worked hard to make this upcoming Expo even better then the one last year, with new speakers, panel discussions, kit building workshops, and much more. While there were a few technical glitches, in general the event was a great success with a much larger attendance than the previous expo.

The ARRL is a QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Partner.

ICOM Presents…

February 19, 2021

“ICOM Presents…”

Will Jourdain AA4WJ from ICOM America spoke on the new IC-705 HF rig"

This meeting was scheduled to be the auction that was postponed from October 2020 However the auction has been again postponed.

The meeting was heald online online over Zoom©

General Meeting

January 15, 2021

General Meeting

Due to a technical issue our meeting was invaded by outsiders. Once control was established the meeting was continued, but without the guest speaker. The program was rescheduled for the next month.

Winter FD Logo

January 30 - 31, 2020

“Winter Field Day”

Many members joined the OCARC team for 2021 WINTER FIELD DAY . We needed everyone to turnout to continue our winning streak and be the highest scoring club for 3 years running. Be sure to enter “Orange County ARC-CA” as your club in your Cabrillo Log submittal. If needed, help will be provided for your log submittal.

Contest period was Saturday 1900 UTC to Sunday 1900 UTC

Each member operated from their own QTH due to COVID-19 under revised rules for 2021. The rules can be downloaded from

Bands: 160m, 80m, 40m, 20m, 15m, 10m, 6m, 2m plus UHF and VHF

Scoring: Points are 1 for phone QSOs and 2 for CW & digital QSOs. Multipliers are one for each mode operated per band.

Modes: SSB, CW, and Digital. A single Satellite contact is worth 1500 bonus points. See the rules for additional Bonus Points.

If you need help with your log submittal or you are interested in more information or his power point summary contact Ron by email.


Monthly in 2021

Saturday Club Breakfasts [2021]

We start the year still in the Covid 19 pandemic (No Donald, it wasn't over by last Easter). So our breakfast meetings continue to be canceled and our board meeting are being held online on the first Saturday of the month:

Board meetings were held on:

Mar 6th*, Feb 6th*, and Jan 2nd*.

  * Due to the Covid-19 pandemic breakfast was not held; instead the board met via Zoom© at 8:15 AM.

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