OCRA Photo Gallery

Coming Soon!            Available Now!

  • An OCRA Photo Gallery that club members can submit their favorite ham radio pics!
  • Member access is by the encrypted private link to your membership data page
  • Members can upload photos into a new multi image gallery field now on your membership page. Follow the text instructions above the blue “Select Files” button.
  • The page below is the basic WordPress photo gallery; a more advanced image gallery could be added in the future.
  • But, there’s more to what you initially see below… Click on any photo below and it turns into a slide show that you can scroll right to left. And, in the slide show there’s a command in the lower right to view any photo in its full size and resolution. Click the ‘X’ at the top to return to the slide show.

 

Recent Posts

OCRA Membership Meeting – October 2018

Introductions:

19 members and 1 guest present.

Reports:

Treasurer report:

Strong financial balance, with current membership at 77 with 21 members up for renewal and 3 members expiring this month.

ARES:

Steve (W3AHL)

Hurricane Florence prompted plans for several OCRA hams to be on standby for deployment to shelters in conjunction with the Red Cross, while others were on standby for deployment to several fire stations in case the Viper network became unavailable. Thankfully, neither groups were deployed, but were well prepared if needed.

Repeater 101

Dan (KR4UB) provided a wonderful presentation and demonstration of a radio repeater system.  OCRA operates several repeaters under our W4UNC call sign.

A listing of the repeaters and corresponding frequencies are available under the About tab on our blog site.

AUXCOMM

Nick (KA1HPM)

Nick is leading a three weekend, Chatham County EOC sponsored Auxiliary Emergency Communication (AuxComm) amateur radio technician review course.  The review course original had eight registered participants but is now at fourteen.  Each session meets for three hours culminating into an October 27 VE session.  The training and VE session occur at the Chatham County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located in

Scouts – Jamboree on the Air

OCRA plans to drive the MCU to a Durham location providing Scouts and the community an opportunity to learn about amateur radio and participate in 61st Jamboree on the Air.

Have another Meal (HAM) – Update

Wilson is considering hosting a “have another meal” meal at the homestead, tentatively schedule for the afternoon of October 20.  Communication and coordination of this event will occur via the reflector.

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