What's New?

Nov 15, 2019

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. 

Aug 06, 2019

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

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

David Swanson's Bio and Hugo's Go Kit slides are under the Members menu.

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

May 03, 2018

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.

Jun 03, 2017

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

Apr 03, 2016

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.

Feb 08, 2016

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.

Aug 13, 2015

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. Also:


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.


Finally, the membership application form is also available as a link from the home page.

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