Area Ham Interests/Assistance Registry

Area Ham Interests/Assistance Registry

Your ham radio needs can be better served by letting the clubs and fellow hams know your interests, areas you need help, or areas you can assist other club members. Eligibility to list your interests in this registry is as follows:

  • OCRA & DFMA club members who have completed an interest survey.
  • Non member licensed hams completing an interest survey at an OCRA or DFMA club meeting

Once entered into the registry, if you need to update your listing, use your registry private access link to update your profile, or at the next OCRA or DFMA meeting, enter your updates on an interest survey form.

Hams already listed can do an online update, using their access link obtained by clicking here and following the directions listed. The OCRA & DFMA clubs will use this information to plan meeting presentations, club work sessions, web site articles and encourage interested hams to participate in the combined OCRA/DFMA ARRL Field Day..

     Interest Summary from 71 Member Profiles


              Antennas - EZNEC COAX Ladderline Connectors Tuners Stealth         37
              APRS - Automatic Packet Reporting System                           15
              ARES - Click here, then "ARES Nets & Training" Folder              20
              AuxComm/EmComm - Area Nets Training                                13
              CERT - Community Emergency Response Team                           13
              Contesting                                                         9
              CW - Frequency Band Plan                                           14
              Digital -  JT65, PKS31, RTTY, Winlink,WSJT, and others             20
              DMR - Digital Mobile Radio                                         5
              DXing                                                              26
              Field Day                                                          33
              Mobile Ops                                                         14
              Nets/Net Control Click here, then "ARES Nets & Training" Folder    7
              Public Service                                                     24
              QRP (Low Power)                                                    10
              Remote Station Ops                                                 10
              Repeaters - Area Repeater Listing                                  13
              Repeater Crew                                                      9
              Satellite Ops - AMSAT Satellite_Contacts Frequencies               5
              SOTA - Summits on the Air in North America                         3
              SSB - Frequency Band Plan                                          15
              Vintage Radio - Vintage Radio Boulevard                            8

Bands of Interest


          160m-7; 80m-15; 40m-23; 30m-14; 20m-22; 15m-13; 10m-19; 6m-15; 1.25m-3 70cm-12

Member Profile “Interests and Assistance Needed”  Accessable via  Private Access Link

 

71 Hams in the Area Listing Interests with 23 Needing Assistance

Call Sign1st NameLast NameOCRA Mbr StatusDFMA MbrInterestsAssistance Needed
W3AHL Steve Ahlbom Renew yes Antennas, APRS, ARES, Auxcomm, Field Day, Nets/Net Control, Public Service, Repeaters, Repeater Crew, SSB, 80m, 40m, 20m, 15m, 10m, 6m, 2m, 70cm
KN4CSN Michael Austin Expired no Field Day, Public Service
W4JWA James Austin Current yes Digital, Field Day
N4GF Roger Barr Current yes Antennas, Contesting, Mobile Ops
NA4VY David Belt Current yes Install, Wire Antenna
Ak4w Ed Best Current yes APRS, Toantennas
N8BR Bill Bischoff Current yes Antennas, CW, Field Day, Remote Station Ops, SSB, 160m, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m, 6m Operate, HF Station, Vehicle Antenna, Multiband, Tower, 160m
KN4QCC Onda Blevins Current no Antennas, Field Day, Mobile Ops, Remote Station Ops, Attended Meeting to Learn about Ham Radio Operate, Mobile Unit, Remote Station
KM4MDR John Boone Current yes DX, Field Day
KS4VX Roger Boyles Current no Antennas, Contesting, Digital, DX, Remote Station Ops, SSB, 80m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 10m, 2m, HF propagation
KA5JUJ Martin Brody Current yes Antennas, DX, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m Operate, HF Station, Wire Antenna
KN4DRN Michael Canada Current yes Antennas, DX, Mobile Ops, Remote Station Ops, Repeaters, Satellite Ops
W4ORD Lad Carrington Renew no Antennas, ARES, Auxcomm, CERT, CW, DX, Field Day, Repeater Crew, SSB, Vintage Radio, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m, 2m, 70cm
KK4BPH Mike Carwile Current yes Antennas
WX4WNC Adam Caudill Renew yes Auxcomm, Digital
KN4JYP Kathy Chavis Current no Antennas, ARES, CW, Field Day, Public Service, Remote Station Ops, Satellite Ops, SOTA, SSB, 40m, 20m, 10m, 6m, 2m, 70cm Operate, HF Station, Mobile Unit, Remote Station, Wire Antenna, Stealth Antenna, Connectors, Tower, 40m, 20m, 10m, 6m
KN4PAL Forrest Covington Renew no SSB, 10m, 6m, antennas
W4CFO Jim Davis Current no Public Service, QRP (Low Power), SDR, Vintage Radio
K2RRT Mark Dewitt Current no Antennas, ARES, CERT, Foxhunting, Mobile Ops, QRP (Low Power), Repeaters, SSB, 80m, 40m, 20m, 10m, 1.25m, 70cm, Attended Meeting to Learn about Ham Radio Build, Decision, HF Station, Mobile Unit, Wire Antenna, Stealth Antenna, Vehicle Antenna, Grounding, Multiband, 80m, 40m, 20m, 6m, 2m, 1.25m, 70cm
KM4NOU Joel Dunn Current no Mobile Ops, Nets/Net Control, Repeaters, 40m
KR4UB Dan Eddleman Current yes Antennas, Digital, DX, Field Day, Foxhunting, Repeater Crew, SDR, SSB, 40m, 20m, 17m, 10m, 6m, 2m, 70cm, FT-8 Builder/Maintainer of OCRA repeaters for 20 years; Need new hams to fullfill this role. Time, skill building, & long term commitment required.
KS9F Don Elsner Current yes Antennas, APRS, ARES, Auxcomm, CW, Digital, DMR, Public Service, QRP (Low Power), Satellite Ops, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m, 6m, 2m, 1.25m, 70cm, DSTAR, C4FM
N4KF Ken Fath Current no Antennas, APRS, ARES, CERT, CW, Digital, Public Service, SSB, Vintage Radio, 160m, 80m, 40m
KO4CSW Robert Furberg Current no ARES, Auxcomm, CERT, Field Day, Public Service
KN4EVB Andy Grubbs Expired no DX, Mobile Ops, Public Service, Disaster Prep
KC1BVL Robley Hall Current no Antennas, APRS, CERT, Digital, DMR, DX, Field Day, Mobile Ops, Nets/Net Control, Public Service, QRP (Low Power), Remote Station Ops, Repeaters, Repeater Crew, SDR, 160m, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m, 6m, 2m, 1.25m, 70cm Build, Decision, Install, HF Station, Wire Antenna, Vehicle Antenna, Connectors, Feedline, Multiband, Tuner
K0STV Steven Harris Renew no Antennas, DX, Field Day, Nets/Net Control, Public Service, SSB, 40m, 30m, 20m, 15m, 10m, 2m, Attended Meeting to Learn about Ham Radio Stealth Antenna
KM4MBG Jack Hill Current yes Antennas, APRS, Digital, Mobile Ops, Nets/Net Control, Remote Station Ops, Repeaters, Repeater Crew, SDR
KF4PAB Lenore Hill Current yes APRS, Field Day, Repeaters, 2m, 70cm
KM4WXW Jeffrey Jagoda Current no Auxcomm, Field Day, Public Service
AC4RD Ken Kuzenski Current no Antennas, Contesting, CW, Digital, DX, Mobile Ops, QRP (Low Power), 15m, 12m
W4BOH Wilson Lamb Current yes Antennas, ARES, Auxcomm, CERT, CW, DX, Field Day, Public Service, Repeater Crew, Vintage Radio, 160m, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m, 2m, 70cm, Offering help with HF tube operation
KN4BTI Mark McClish Current no Public Service, antennas
N1LN Bruce Meier Current no Antennas, ARES, Contesting, CW, DX, Field Day, Public Service, SSB, 160m, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m
N1YXU Laurie Meier Current no ARES, CERT, Field Day, Nets/Net Control, Public Service
K4VO Bob Milback yes Repeaters, 6m
N6WJM Jim Musson Renew no Build, HF Station, Wire Antenna
W4AEN Ed Neely Renew no Antennas, APRS, ARES, Auxcomm, CERT, Digital, DX, Field Day, Foxhunting, 80m, 40m, 20m, 10m, 6m Decision, Install, Wire Antenna, Feedline, Grounding
AJ2X Mark Nelson yes Field Day, QRP (Low Power), Vintage Radio, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 6m, 2m FT-8, other digital modes, why, how, equipment
KX4UZ George Oberlander Current no Antennas
KN4QOT David Parker, Jr. Current yes APRS, Auxcomm, Contesting, Digital, DX, Field Day, Mobile Ops, Public Service, Repeaters, Repeater Crew, SOTA, antennas
WA4UJM Wally Pasour yes Antennas, CW, DX, Field Day, Vintage Radio
KV4ZR Loren Peters Current yes CW, Digital, DX, QRP (Low Power), Remote Station Ops, Satellite Ops, SDR, SSB, 160m, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m, 6m, 2m, 70cm
KG4CFX Chris Pope Current yes APRS, ARES, Auxcomm, DMR, Field Day
KU4GC Dee Ramm Current yes Antennas, Digital, DX, paper chase
WB4OSU Sherri Rapp Current no Digital, Field Day, 40m, PSK-31, FT-8
N4KW Pete Raymond Current no Antennas, Contesting, CW, DX, Field Day, 160m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 15m, antennas
N2OKP Phillip Rifkin Attended no VE Session Examinee
N2XZF Paul Robertson Current yes Antennas, DX, Field Day, Repeaters, Repeater Crew, 20m, 10m Wire Antenna
W4HIY Chris Rupp Expired no Can help with new ham project Decision, HT Unit, Mobile Unit, Selection of new rig for local use
KE4LYK Charles Schoon Renew yes Contesting, DX, Field Day, Public Service, Repeaters, Repeater Crew, antennas, mobile, 3D art software, computer programming, electronics, politics
KA2WDL Philip Sheridan Expired no ARES, Contesting, DX, Field Day, Mobile Ops, Public Service, Repeaters, Getting started Decision, Mobile Unit
K4PHS Peter Slugg Current yes Digital, Field Day, QRP (Low Power), SSB, 40m, 30m, 20m, 6m
N3UZ James Smith,Jr yes Antennas Install, Beam Antenna, Wire Antenna, Multiband, 2m
KD4YJZ Karen Snyder Renew yes ARES, CERT, Field Day, Nets/Net Control, Public Service, 10m Operate
W1KES Keith Stouder Renew no CW, DX, Field Day, SOTA, SSB, 40m, 20m
KJ4VWG Sam Tannous Current yes APRS, ARES, Contesting, Digital, Remote Station Ops, SDR, ADS-B, Radio Astronomy, NEC2 Internals
KN4BBA Bob Thibodeau, Jr. yes ARES, Auxcomm, 80m, 40m, 2m, 70cm, antennas Decision, Operate, Wire Antenna
W4AIR Daryl Thompson Current no Antennas, DX, Mobile Ops, Public Service, 20m
KN4ZHP Mike Thorn Current no Antennas, APRS, Auxcomm, CERT, Digital, DMR, DX, Public Service, QRP (Low Power), SDR, Attended Meeting to Learn about Ham Radio Install, Operate, Wire Antenna
KN4VXB Aurora Toennisson Current yes APRS, CERT, Public Service, Attended Meeting to Learn about Ham Radio Build, Fix, Install, Operate, Want classes teaching ham radio
KA2DEW Tadd Torborg Current no Repeaters, Vhf Packet Radio
W4KSZ Jim Wallace Expired yes DX, Field Day
KE4UVJ Don Watt yes ARES, CERT HF Station
KN4EOO Richard Wenklar Current yes APRS, ARES, Auxcomm, CERT, DMR, Mobile Ops, Public Service
KA5ETS Doug White Current no CW, Digital, antennas, FT8
KW4JY Calvin Whitt Current no digital, antennas
KO4BHX Ben Williams Current no Antennas, APRS, CW, Digital, DX, Field Day, Foxhunting, QRP (Low Power), Remote Station Ops, Satellite Ops, SDR
K4FD Dan Wise Current no Packet Radio
W4LMW David Wright Renew no Antennas, ARES, Field Day, Mobile Ops, Public Service, SDR, 2m Install, Operate, Mobile Unit, Tower, 2m
K4AAI Jay Zaragoza Renew no Antennas, SSB, Vintage Radio Beam Antenna, Wire Antenna, Connectors, Grounding, Tower, Getting back on air

 

Recent Posts

Who were those masked folks at the August 1st Foxhunt?

Thanks to Aurora, KN4VXB for coordinating and inspiring all to participate in a Foxhunt, Saturday August 1st!

But who were those masked men and women? Well none arrived riding a fiery horse with the speed of light but they were chasing some RF traveling at the speed of light!

Pictured left to right above are the participants in the on-foot foxhunt  Joe K4SAR, Ben KO4BHX, Dan KR4UB, Aurora KN4VXB, Nan KN4GUM, Steve KZ1X and Boyd, awaiting a VE session.

Thanks to Steve KZ1X for preparing and hiding his fox transmitter for the on-foot event.

Aurora KN4VXB with her tape measure yagi antenna.

Joe, K4SAR Hi Ho Silver! I think I’ve found a fox!

Boyd with his  yagi antenna

Aurora KN4VXB, Nan KN4GUM, Joe K4SAR, Dan KR4UB and Mark, KR3AM (not in photo) enjoyed a great conversation on their diverse interests after completion of the fox hunt driving event. Dan was “the fox” in the driving event.

comments about the event…

I am pleased to dub the Fox Hunt Event held yesterday as a success! I would like to extend a big thanks to Steve (KZ1X) for preparing and hiding his fox transmitter for the on-foot event and to Dan (KR4UB) for being “the fox” for the driving event. Thanks also to the folks who came out to participate in the hunt. We had seven participants in the on-foot event and five in the vehicle based event, including several new hams. If folks want to do this again, I’d be happy to organize another one in the spring. Aurora, KN4VXB

Thanks very much for the pictures Nan. And also to Aurora, Dan and everyone for making this Foxhunt such a fun and educational event on Saturday. We really enjoyed meeting everyone and learned a lot along the way. Not just about radio but compasses too. Ben, KO4BHX

So many thanks to Aurora and the other hams at the hunt yesterday. I had an incredible time and learned so much! I was deeply appreciative of the welcoming and collaborative atmosphere. What a great group! Nan, KO4GUM

Thanks again Aurora for coordinating all this! I had a great time and enjoyed meeting a couple of new folks and seeing some old friends. Appreciated the iced coffee and snacks! Great job as the fox, Dan! Joe, K4SAR

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