General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern CA for 85 years.
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Announcements: Last updated 1/4/2019.

  • H A P P Y   N E W   Y E A R !
  • Winter Field Day is coming Jan 26th and 27th and OCARC will be participating. Our site will be the Ocean View High School District site in Huntington Beach. We need members to operate; there will be six operating positions. For more details see Upcoming Events in the menu to the left.
  • The next OCARC General Meeting is scheduled for Friday January 18th 2019 at 7 PM. Visitors are welcome. Arnie, N6HC will present slides and discuss the recent Baker Island DX-pedition.
  • The end of the year OCARC Membership roster is available for download on the Member Roster Page, This roster is for members only and is password protected. Contact a board member if you forgot the password.
  • The next OCARC Board Meeting and Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday February 2nd 2019 at 8 AM at Marie Callender's Restaurant, 1821 N. Grand Ave. (Between Santa Clara Ave. & 17th St.) in Santa Ana. All members and visitors are welcome. Be aware, this is primarily a club business meeting.

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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This page last updated on January 16, 2019
OCARC S-Mail: P.O. Box 3454, Tustin, CA 92781-3454

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