General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern California.
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Announcements: Last updated 02/05/2018.

  • The next OCARC General Meeting will be Held Friday Feb 16 at 7 PM at the normal Red Cross building. The speaker will be Joe Moell, K0OV talking on "Transmitter Hunting for the Whole Family!" Joe, K0OV, will tell us about the fun of radio direction finding (RDF) and the many variations such as mobile T-hunting, radio-orienteering, and foxoring (come to find out what this is) and how you may already have the needed equipment.
  • The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday Mar 3rd at 8 AM at Marie Callender's at 1821 North Grand Ave, in Santa Ana. All members and visitors are welcome.
  • The end of the year Private Roster is now available. It is available sorted by call suffix and last name. It is available by a link at the bottom of the online roster page You will need a password to open the file. This password was sent to you earlier this year. Contact a board member if you have forgotten it.
  • OCARC participation in Winter Field Day ended at 11 AM Sunday, Jan 27. Wind, sending two tents flying, and a late night dousing from the sprinkler system didn't dishearten the team. At least it remained above freezing!

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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