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Next ORCA Event:
9 AM - December 2
Monthly Meeting
@OFD 1
& on Zoom
Topic & Speaker TBA
30-730 PM Dec 6 Holiday Dinner
Map for Fire Station 1
Membership Information


per year

ORCA dues include extended repeater privileges for licensed members. Send the membership form with a check payable to ORCA to ORCA, P.O. Box 21305, Oakland, CA 94620-1305.

The NewsLetter is distributed by our posting it to this website, followed by a Google Group email notice. Newsletters will be mailed only to paid members who specifically request that.

Upcoming Events
Welcome, New Members!

Michael Ehrlichman AK6AR, Jed Parsons KN6ZTH,

Mike Cassidy W6UAB, Richard Friedman AG6RF,

Andrew Fonticiella KN6MPP, Eddie Grant KF6ZIC,

Robert Hume W4TMV and Norman Hooks.

Welcome back, Tristan Williamson KM6WAA.

Weekly Net

Thursdays 19:30 local time on:

146.88 Mhz, minus offset, PL tone of 77.0 Hz and 442.40 Mhz, plus offset, PL tone of 77.0 Hz.

Repeater portion can be accessed remotely via the linked VoIP Nodes.


Simplex net follows on 147.585 or the alternate simplex frequency 146.565.

Net Control Operators

Net Control Manager is Tyler Conant-Martin KM6IHB

Sign up to be Net Control Operator 

Newsletter Editor

Send newsletter articles to Tom Tazelaar KG6MAC.


This website was designed by Mike Pompa KB6MP with contributions from Peter Strauss KO6R, Bob Firehock KE6IUE, David Otey WB6NER, Tom Tazelaar KG6MAC and Chris Adams KJ6WEG.

Please contact us from the Contact Us page.

ORCA is an ARRL Affiliated club. Renew your ARRL membership or join ARRL via ORCA and we get a few bucks in return!

ARRL Chart of US Amateur Radio Bands

ARRL national amateur radio organization

ORCA - Oakland Radio Communications Association - a Ham Radio Club based in Oakland, CA - Amateur Radio

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