General Info: Serving Orange County in Southern California.
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  • Mark your calander! The OCARC yearly Radio Auction is coming up soon, Oct 20th. See 2017 AUCTION for details and Radio Auction rules. The room opens at 6PM for registration and inspection. The Auction begins at 7 PM. Chip Margelli- K7JA will again emcee as the auctioneer.
  • The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday Novemberber 4th 2017 at 8 AM at Marie Calanders' at 1821 North Grand Ave, in Santa Ana. All members and visitors are welcome.
  • Club Private Roster has been updated effective 1 Oct, 2017 and is available on our website. Members will need the password to access the roster. Click on Member Roster on the left index, scroll down to near the bottom of the page and you will see links for the roster. Two versions are available - sorted by call suffix and sorted by last name.

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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Club Activities:
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How to Join
Member Renewal
Board of Directors
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Club Library:
‘RF’ Newsletter
‘Net News’
Photo Gallery
Club Archives
Ham Related Sites
Ham Vendors
Friends of OCARC
Digital-ATV Library
Heathkit Articles
Emergency Comm
Items of Interest
For Sale
ARRLThe Orange County Amateur Radio Club; an A.R.R.L. affiliated club since 1934.


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