The next OCARC General Meeting will be Held Friday April 20 at 7 PM at the Red Cross building. Topic: Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS). NVIS is a method for reliable communications within a few hundred miles that was used by the military many years ago. Cliff Guice – KG6MIG will give information on what it is, the history, and how you can use it.
The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday May 5th at 8 AM at Marie Callender's at 1821 North Grand Ave, in Santa Ana. All members and visitors are welcome.
The renewal grace period has ended. The online roster has been updated to reflect the current 2018 membership. The Latest (4/1/2018) roster is available at the bottom of the online membership list. This roster is password protected and for members only; if you've forgotten the password ask any board member. The roster is available in two forms, sorted by name and by call suffix.
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.
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)
Digital Amateur Television (Digital-ATV, DATV)
PSK31 and JT-65 and FT8 communications
Digital voice communications (D-STAR, WinDRM, etc.)