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Next Event:
Mar 7 - Fox Hunting
by Jim N6SSB
9 AM at Fire Station 1
New visitors​ are welcome to our meetings.
Coming Soon:
Mar 8 - Open Cockpit day
at Oakland Aviation Museum
Map for Fire Station 1


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.

Future Activities:
Mar 22 - Oakland Marathon
April 4 - Emergency Response at OAK
by Will Kuna, Airport Ops
Sun April 26 - VE Test Session
9 AM at Fire Station 1
May 2 - Mini Field Day
June 6 - Field Day Prep
June 26-28 - Field Day
July 4 - Oakland Hills Fire Patrol
August 1 - NBMS and FLDIGI/FLMSG
by John Rabold KS6M
Welcome, New Members!


Matt Peterson K6MPP, Bronwyn Lewis K6BRL, Shiloh Sison KN6HGB, Jamie Trahan KN6HGC, Cathy Henry Jenkins KM6ZTP,

Thanassi Bothos KM6ZNX, Ric Rattray KD6KND, Mark O'Neill KK6LSY, David Mog KN6EMQ and George Aldrich KE6YSX

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
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 and Tom Tazelaar KG6MAC. 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!

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