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
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.
Until further notice the OARS weekly schedule will be the following:
Tuesdays -- Zoom 216-944-109, starts at 7:30 pm with talk on repeaters (be sure to mute your Zoom input).
Monthly Meeting every 3rd Wednesday -- Zoom 435-905-935 Password 147360, starts at 7:00 pm but no talk on the repeaters.
Contact Bruce WA7BAM or Lee KI7SS if there are any questions or issues.
Testing will happen second Wednesday each month at the Alpine Hills Community Park at the intersection of Westhill Dr SW and Northill Dr SW. Remember you need a federal registration number available for free on the FCC website. Also remember to dress for the weather since we are in an open picnic shelter. Candidate numbers have increased so testing is starting at 5 pm to accommodate everyone. Follow this link for more information:
OARS Repeaters operate on the following frequencies:
147.36 MHz(+) (PL 103.5 on TX output only)
224.46 MHz(-) (PL 103.5)
441.40 MHz(+) (PL 103.5)
Are you looking for more information? Try the links on the right side of this page. There you can find the OARS Calendar, Upcoming events,...
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