The next OCARC General Meeting will be held Friday August 17 at 7 PM at the Red Cross building. Topic: "Not Your Grandpa's Ham Radio" featuring Wayne Yoshida, KH6WZ. Wayne puts on Ham Radio demos at Maker Faire events and re-define the term "demo station" to attract and expose high-tech non-hams, kids and their parents about the educational value our ham radio hobby and service can bring. Wayne's Website
The next OCARC Breakfast/Board Meeting is scheduled for Saturday September 8th at 8 AM at Marie Callender's at 1821 North Grand Ave, in Santa Ana. Please note: special date since the first Saturday falls on Labor Day weekend. All members and visitors are welcome.
Member Roster has been updated! Please use the links at the bottom of the Roster page to see the Private Roster as of July 1st 2018.
OCARC 85th Reunion. The Orange County Amateur radio Club was founded way back in 1933. This September we are celebrating the 85th anniversary of the club with a reunion. If you are a former member you are invited. Plans are being made and activities are being planned for the event. Members and former members are invited. Set aside this date and join us. Make your travel plans if you have a ways to come. Just please let us know ASAP if you are coming.!
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.)