General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern CA.
for over 85 years.
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Announcements: Last updated: November 21, 2020

  • The main speaker for the Nov 20 general meeting will be Dennis Kidder W6DQ who will be remotely presenting on "Collins Radio and the Voice of America (VOA)".
  • Club elections for 2021 officers will be held during the November general meeting.
  • The November 20th general meeting will be held online via ZOOM©.
    • Club members will receive zoom sign-on info prior to the meeting.
    • Interested visitors can receive zoom sign-on information on the day of the meeting by an email link that will be provided after 9:00 AM.
  • The next club board meeting will be held by zoom on Saturday December 5th at 8:30 AM. Zoom©. Information to follow.
  • Two club nets have been added during the pandemic. Two-meter nets now are run Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights (8:30 PM, 146.55 MHz FM simplex). Join us.
  • Hank WB6MEU has a restored Johnson Viking I AM Transmitter with matching VFO for sale in our For Sale area. Check it out.
  • After many months of effort by OCARC board-members, the OCARC Bylaws have been updated. See Bylaws to down load the latest PDF file.

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, 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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ARRLOCARC - The Orange County
Amateur Radio Club:
an A.R.R.L. affiliated club since 1934.

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This page last updated on November 21, 2020
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454

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