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Next Event:
9 AM Saturday August 1
Zoom meeting
by John Rabold KS6M
Oakland Marathon Update
Marathon is now Virtual
Half Marathon on August 30
Relay Teams on August 29
5K and Kids Run on October 31


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 Events
Pending status of COVID-19
Welcome, New Members!

Steve Belunek KM6ZNZ, 

David Campbell KG6QCY,

Simon Gibson KN6ITY, Chris Houlder KN0PWN,

Mathew Nichelini W6OFD,

returning member Leonard Ash N3MMQ,

Nick Cangemi N3XOL, Josh Crow W6ORC,

Jim Beno KG6RYV,

Charlie Macquaire HN6HLC,  Matt Leonard W6MJL, Matt Peterson K6MPP,

Bronwyn Lewis K6BRL, Jamie Trahan KN6HGC,

and Cathy Henry Jenkins KM6ZTP

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.


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