General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern CA.
for over 85 years.
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Announcements: Last updated 04/10/2019.

  • The next OCARC General Meeting is scheduled for Friday April 26th 2019 at 7 PM. Arnie N6HC and Chip K7JA will present on "Using FT8 Mode in Contesting...”. NOTE: This date is one week later than our normal 'third Friday' meeting date.
  • DUES ARE PAST DUE. OCARC allows a 3-month grace period to renew your membership; it ended March 31. Late renewals are still being accepted at our online renewal site. Please fill out the online form whether you are paying by PayPal, at an upcoming meeting or by mail.
  • The next OCARC Board Meeting and Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday May 04 2019 at 8 AM at Marie Callender's Restaurant, 1821 N. Grand Ave. (Just North of 17th St.) in Santa Ana NEW BREAKFAST LOCATION: 307 E Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867, between N. Shaffer St. and N. Glassell St. All members and visitors are welcome but be aware this is a business meeting where club business is being conducted and not a social meeting.

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 and 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 April 7, 2019
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454

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