Serving Orange County in Southern CA

for over 90 years.

Announcements: Last updated: April 5th, 2024
Some dates on this page are updated automatically.

    • Our guest speaker for April will be Dick Norton N6AA, ARRL Southwestern Division Director. Dick will be bringing us up to date on ARRL news.
    • Interested on-line visitors can receive ZOOM sign-on information on the day of the meeting by an email link that will be provided here after 9:00 AM PDT.
    • The next board meeting will be held at the Streamliner Lounge & Café, 186 N. Atchinson St., (At the train station) off Chapman Ave. in Orange.
    • The Grace period for dues has ended The online roster has been brought up to date. And Corey - KE6YHX has prepared the private roster and it is available HERE. Members are requested to check their online listing as well as their private roster listing and .
    • June Meeting Rescheduled. It will be held one week early, June 14th. The ARRL Field Day weekend is always the forth FULL weekend in June. This year there are five full weekends in June so the Friday of our meeting is the day before Field Day. Thus we will hold the meeting one week earlier.
    • The position of Activities Chairman remains open. We are looking for a candidate to step into this position. If interested talk to a board member or see the Dec. issue of RF to learn the responsibilities.

Current Presentation: OCARC Holiday Party Dec. 9, 2023
held at Mimi's Café in Tustin. Attendace was 38 members and family.

90th Anniversary Presentation from the ARRL

Photo #1: The west table at the Holiday Party.

Photo #2: The east table at the Holiday Party

Photo #3: Arnie Shatz - N6HC presenting his talk on what it takes to be part of the team on a DX-pedition.

Photo #4: The 2024 board after receiving their new board club-badges. L-to-R: Nicholas Haban - AF6CF (President), Tim Millard - N6TMT (Secretary), Ken Konechy - W6HHC (Director at Large), AJ Ricci - KN6WNO (Publicity Chair), Corey Miller - KE6YHX (Membership Chair) Tim Goeppinger - N6GP (Treasurer) Janet Margelli - KL7MF (Vice President), Ron Mudry - W6WG (Technical Chair) and Joe Rodman - KM6SVV (Director at Large). Missing is our yet-to-be-selected Activities Chairman.

Photos #1 & #2 by Ken Konechy - W6HHC
Photo #3 by Tim Millard - N6TMT
Photo #4 by AJ Ricci.

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. The next:
  • 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, 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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