General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern California.
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Announcements: Last updated 03/23/2018.

  • The next OCARC General Meeting will be Held Friday March 23 at 7 PM at the normal Red Cross building. Note: This is one week later due to Baker to Vegas event. The speaker will be Tim Duffy, K3LR, from DX Engineering with a presentation via Skype. The topic will be an introduction to the amazing K3LR contest station.
  • The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday Apr 7th at 8 AM at Marie Callender's at 1821 North Grand Ave, in Santa Ana. All members and visitors are welcome.
  • If you haven't yet paid your annual dues, now is the time to do it. You may make a payment online by using our PayPal connection. Or mail a check to the club P.O Box. Or come to our next Board meeting or General meeting and pay in person. So take action now to be part of this year's fun.
  • Congratulations to the Orange Police Department Baker-to-Vegas running team who placed third in their division and 43rd overall out of 275 teams, finishing the 120 mile 20 leg footrace with a best ever team record time of 15 hrs, 35 mins and 33 secs.

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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