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Central Oregon Coast Amateur Radio Club

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Central Oregon Coast Amateur Radio Club is a 501(c)3 public charity and is listed as Oregon Coast Emergency Repeater, Inc. (OCERI)
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COCARC is appreciative of the generous support from the Florence community including the West Lane Community Foundation, Elks , Rotarians, the Three Rivers Foundation and the West Lane Translators. Our ongoing mission, to provide emergency communications for West Lane County.
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As a benefit of Club membership, members are offered the first opportunity to purchase items for sale. After an initial offering the items are removed from the club site and sold on Ebay. Monies generated for the club are used to support club operations and equipment purchases.Click on the Logo to the left to visit the Club's Ebay listings.
Current Events

Rhododendron Day Parade
Sunday May 19th

For Sale

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$ 150

TYT MD-380 DMR/Analog UHF 400-480MHz 70CM 5-Watt Digital Handheld Transceiver MotoTRBO (TDMA Tier I and Tier II) 2000mAh battery, stubby 3 3/4" (10cm) & whip 6 3/4" (17cm) antenna, charge base & AC adapter, belt clip, user manual, and programming cable. Original box. Current programming software available online. This unit is in like new condition, has the latest firmware installed, and comes pre-programmed with a good code plug that includes several local frequencies. I will be happy to modify the code plug to include any frequencies or DMR talk groups the purchaser requires.

ZUMspot hotspot with pi-zero, 16 GB ScanDisk sdcard, case, and Nextion enhanced version 3.2” HMI LCD touch display with clear acrylic case. ZUMspot is fully updated with latest firmware and all OS updates. The display has been pre-programmed and will include the purchaser’s call sign.

Current market pricing on these products totals approximately $ 260
Contact Julie AC0WN

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Dunes City Triathlon
June 8, 2019

Attention Local Amateur Radio Operators
COCARC is soliciting volunteers to assist with radio communications for the upcoming Dunes City Triathlon. Most positions are along the routes of the event. Radio operators provide communications to assist the participants. This event typical involves 5 hours of time. If you can help out please click the link below this message. Scroll down to RADIO and click volunteer

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Members have the option of an email address on the website. Contact if you are interested. In your email provide the user name you want to use and if you would like email to the account to be forwarded to another account, please provide the email address you would like the account forwarded to.

Next Tech Group Get-together


The COCARC Tech Group meeting for May has been canceled.

We are putting together the June meeting (June 13th, 1-4pm) to build a foldable 2-meter antenna for your Go-Bag.
This will be the last meeting until the fall of the year.

The COCARC Tech Net on Sunday afternoons will also be postponed until the fall of the year.

Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue building, 1st floor conference room, 2625 US-101, Florence

Bring your HandyTalkies (HT) and their manuals, and your questions.

Tech (Technical) Net being held on the Herman Peak 2-meter repeater (146.800 tone 100Hz)
Sunday afternoon’s from 4-5PM PST.
The purpose of this net is to explore and exercise ham radio technologies and techniques, especially those discussed in the monthly Tech Group.

Jay Guettler

COCARC Wednesday morning Koffee Klatch
Clawson's Wheelhouse the corner of
Highway 126 and Highway 101
Starting at 8:00 A.M.

COCARC Board Meetings are held
on the First Wednesday of each month 0930 A.M.
at the SVFR Main Fire Station, second floor.

Earthquake Info you should know

W7FLO-R Echolink connection open to
all amateur stations world wide.

Last Update 05/16/2019