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Welcome to the website of the Orange County Radio Amateurs, an organization of ham radio operators in Orange County, North Carolina and its surroundings.
Please see our “events” page for information about our meetings, nets, license exams, and other activities of interest.
Please see our “membership” page for information about joining OCRA.
Click here to read the current edition of the OCRA Newsletter.
Information about our club’s organization and our repeaters follows.
OCRA Officers:CallsignTerm Expires
David Snyder, PresidentW4SARJanuary 2017
Tucker McGuire, Vice-PresidentW4FS
Dan Eddleman, TreasurerKR4UB
David Belt, SecretaryNA4VY
OCRA Board Members:CallsignTerm Expires
Steve AhlbomW3AHLN/A - ARES EC
Mike CarwileKK4BPHJanuary 2017
John GreenKX4P
Steve JacksonKZ1X
Dee RammKU4GC
Andy YatesW4KIL
Michael NorthKK4EIBJanuary 2018
Sherri RappWB4OSU
Karen SnyderKD4YJZ
Keith StouderW1KES

We operate several repeaters here in the area under our W4UNC callsign:
repeater is down442.150 MHz+5 MHz offset, PL 131.8 HzAnother repeater is in the process of being built to swap out with the failing unit on the tower.
Recommend 145.450 -Offset No PL, or 147.135 +Offset 82.5PL, as alternate repeater with similar coverage
repeater is down443.475 MHz+5 MHz offset, PL 131.8 HzOff the air due to building construction, repeater is to be relocated to an adjacent building
repeater is up53.450 MHz-1 MHz offset, PL 107.2 HzOne of the best 6 Meter machines around
repeater is down145.230 MHz-600 kHz offset, PL 107.2 HzOff the air due to building construction, repeater is to be relocated to an adjacent building
IRLP is downIRLP Node #4179  OCRA IRLP User GuidelineOff the air due to building construction, repeater is to be relocated to an adjacent building

Contact us:
by E-mail - “contact@ncocra.org”
by US mail - Orange County Radio Amateurs, P.O. Box 294, Carrboro NC 27510-0294
Our Yahoo! Group - “http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NCOCRA/”
Our Facebook Page - “https://www.facebook.com/NCOCRA”

OCRA is proud to be affiliated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), the national organization for Amateur Radio™


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Last updated February 11th, 2016 by KR4UB. The Orange County Radio Amateurs, Inc, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (TIN# 58-2064632)