OARS, the Olympia Amateur Radio Society, is an ARRL special services club dedicated to promoting and supporting Amateur Radio in the Olympia Washington area as well as all of Thurston County.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

January, February and March Calendar

The following is the calendar for January through March.

OARS, TC-ARES 2020= Calendar
2020 Calendar *=confirmed ?=not confirmed


January *4-ARRL Kids Day
*9-ARES meeting
*11-Technician class at Capital Mall
*11, 12-NA QSO party, CW
*15-OARS meeting; N7QT Dxpeditioner program
*18-Meet and greet, Capital Mall
*18,19-ARRL January VHF
*18, 19-NCJ NA QSO party, SSB
*25, 26-Winter Field Day, 11 am to 11 am local, OARS in planning stage

February *14-ARES meeting
*20-OARS meeting; Lee, KI7SS on amplifiers
*23-Meet and greet, Capital Mall
*29-NCJ NA QSO party, RTTY
*29-Capital Peak Repeater annual meeting, 1 pm, South Bay fire station
*29-NA QSO party, RTTY
?29-TCARES 5th Saturday exercise

March *1-NA QSO party, RTTY
*7, 8-ARRL International DX Phone
*7-Mike and Key hamfest
*12-ARES meeting
*18-OARS meeting
*22-Meet and greet, Capital Mall
?23-Microhams, Redmond, WA
*28, 29-CQ WPX SSB

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

OARS DMR Presentation

This is the recent DMR presentation made at an OARS meeting. The information is very helpful in getting started in DMR or expanding your use of recent digital radios.
DMR Digital Radio.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

New and improved olyham.blogspot.com

Welcome to the new and improved olyham.blogspot.com. A big thank you to Phil Cornell. In spite of his dislike for HTML he has made this website worthy of an  Amateur Radio Club -- specifically the Olympia Amateur Radio Society (OARS).

There will be more improvements and changes to content. The intent is to make the changes as compatible and seamless as possible.

Let us know how we are doing or send in your suggestions for what you would like to see on this website. We would still like to have some type of interactive ability as has been suggested. This will take some study and work but we have not forgotten that it has been asked for.

Jim Brooks -- acting webmaster


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