Serving Orange County in Southern CA

for 90 years.

Announcements: Last updated: January 20th, 2023

    • The February meeting will feature Mr. Mick Stwertnik, KB6JVT, of NCG Co. More will appear in our upcoming events in the next few days.
    • We are back meeting at the Red Cross - Santa Ana.
    • Interested on-line visitors can receive ZOOM sign-on information on the day of the meeting by an email link that will be provided here after 9:00 AM PDT.
    • the January 7th board meeting was held at the the Streamliner Cafe and Lounge, 186 N. Atchison St. (At the train station) off Chapman in Orange.
    • This was the first breakfast board meeting since March of 2020.
    • The final private roster of the year (December 31, 2022) has been uploaded. It is available to by link to members only at the bottom of the online roster page.
    • The 2023 Yuma Hamfest normally held in February, has been canceled due to silent keys, a diminished volunteer pool, increased costs, and other factors. The Yuma Hamfest may return in the future in a simpler format.

Current Presentation: W6ZE - Field Day 2022

Julian Frost - N3JF of HRO produced this short Field Day video of W6ZE.

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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