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Next Event:
Feb 1 - Commercial Digital Radios
by Andy KF6TJR
9 AM at Fire Station 1
New visitors​ are welcome to our meetings.
Coming Soon:
Jan 25 - Winter Field Day
Jan 27 - VE Test Session 9 AM
at Fire Station 1
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 7 - Fox Hunting
by Jim N6SSB
Mar 22 - Oakland Marathon
April 4 - Emergency Response at OAK
by Will Kuna, Airport Ops
May 2 - Mini Field Day
Welcome, New Members!


Ric Rattray KD6KND, Mark O'Neill KK6LSY, George Aldrich KE6YSX, David Mog KN6EMQ,

Hans Boehm KN6FGI and Jane Boehm

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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