***Please go to https://www.olyham.org for the new OARS website, this website will soon be closed.***

Ham-Related Podcasts

HamNationBob Heil, K9EID and others
ARRL Audio NewsSummary of the week's top amateur radio news
Practical Amateur Radio PodcastJerry Taylor KD0BIK
QSO TodayEric Guth, 4Z1UG
Eric interviews interesting people from all across the amateur radio world.
Linux in the Ham ShackJohn (Russ) Woodman, K5TUX
Russ and crew discuss current news as well as just about anything "techy" in amateur radio.
Everything Ham Radio PodcastCurtis Morh, K5CLM
Ham Talk Live!Neil Rapp, WB9VPG
Ham Radio 360Cale Nelson, K4CD
100 Watts and a WireChristian Cudnik, K0STH
Foundations of Amateur Radio
The Two Way Radio Show
Amateur Radio NewslineOnno Benschop, VK6FLAB
ICQ PodcastMartin Butler, W9ICQ and others
No Nonsense Amateur Radio Podcast

How to join OARS

Click on the "Online Membership Form" under "Club Related Information", fill it out and submit it. Dues are $25 per year due in Jan each year, use the "Payments to OARS" link.


Thurston County ARES is an all volunteer organization of amateur radio operators who serve our community during disasters. If you are interested in joining TCARES, send an email to wa7oly@gmail.com and we will get you started.