Serving Orange County in Southern CA

for 90 years.

Announcements: Last updated: December 9th, 2023
Some dates on this page are updated automatically.

    • With the conclusion of the Holiday Party, the club's activities have ended for the year. Check our upcoming events for a brief list of next year's activities.
    • There will be no regular General Meeting in December. Instead we held our Annual Holiday Dinner on December 8th.
    • The Holiday Party was held at Mimi's Café in Tustin, CA
    • The next board meeting will be held at the Streamliner Lounge & Café, 186 N. Atchinson St., (At the train station) off Chapman Ave. in Orange.
    • Club elections were held at the November general meeting. The position of Activities Chairman remains open. We are looking for a candidate to step into this position. If interested talk to a board member or see the Dec. issue of RF to learn the responsibilities.
      • Click here to see a list of the 2024 elected board members.
    • It's time to begin planning for Winter Field Day - The last full weekend in January.

Current Presentation: OCARC 90th Reunion Sept. 15, 2023
and ARRL Presentation for 90 years of Serving Orange County.

90th Anniversary Presentation from the ARRL

Photo #1: One of the two long tables at the Holiday Party.

Photo #2: Arnie Shatz - N6HC presenting his talk on what it takes to per part of the team on a DX-pedition.

The 2024 board after receiving their new board club-badges. L-to-R Tim Millard N6TMT (Secretary), Ken Konechy - W6HHC (Director at Large), AJ Ricci - KN6WNO (Publicity Chair), Corey Miller - KE6YHX (Membership Chair) Tim Goeppinger - N6GP (Treasurer) Janet Margelli - KL7MF (Vice President), Ron Mudry - W6WG (Technical Chair) and Joe Rodman - KM6SVV (Director at Large). Missing are President Nicholas Haban - AF6CF and our yet-to-be-selected Activities Chairman.

Photos #1 & #2 by Tim Millard - N6TMT
Photo #3 by Bob Eckweiler - AF6C.

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. The next:
  • 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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