What's New?

Information about the Tuesday and Wednesdays net

- Two new pages have been added to the Nets drop-down:

     - Tuesday Noon Nets

     - First Wednesday Siren Net

- Zonehaven map added to Thurday Net page

A new year, a new look

- The ORCA website has been given a makeover. All the same information is still available. 

- The new colors should make the text more readable.

QSL Cards, New Bio, W6OAK's Go Kit, Community Preparedness Plan

- Check out the new QSL Card gallery under the Club menu.

-  Bios and Go Kit slides are under the Members menu.

- The community preparedness plan was added to the ARES/RACES Documents page.

MHRS Field Trip, VOIP Nodes, FS Map

- The EchoIRLP system is now called VOIP Nodes.

- New hardware and firmware allows simultaneous connections to IRLP, Echolink and AllStar Link.

- Photos to the Marin Historical Radio Society site visit are now online.

- Fire Station Map (members only) is more accessible.

New way to download newsletters and other documents

- A single click will automatically download the latest newsletter for viewing on your computer or mobile device.

- All pages that contain downloadable documents will have this format

- Members only get to see the steps required to program the newer Fire Station radios for APRS

The RACES Operations presentation and Home Page has been updated

- The Civil Defense RACES Operatrions presentation is now in Past Presentations page and in the ARES/RACES Documents page.

- The Home page has a photo of the swearing-in ceremony for new RACES badges.

- New member photo and website access added.

- Improved the wording on the Member Login Help page.

Past Presentations and Board Meeting pages updated

- The February slides for National Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air are now posted.

- Board meeting documents are reorganized for easier access.

Fire Station Frequency List updated (members only)

-The programming list for the amateur radios installed in fire stations has been updated. This list is only viewable by logged-in members.

- New member photos have been added (members only as well), and select photos from this year's Field Day and a field trip are available for anyone to view. There's a New Photos link on the home page for recent photos.

- The membership application form is also available as a link from the home page.