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Central Oregon Coast Amateur Radio Club

Western Oregon's first full time emergency powered repeater. "When your power is gone, we're still on"

Oregon Coast Emergency Repeater Assn March 31, 1981 newsletter
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Central Oregon Coast Amateur Radio Club is a 501(c)3 public charity and 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, Siuslaw Valley Fire & Rescue and the West Lane Translators. Our ongoing mission, to provide emergency communications for West Lane County.

Net Night

Join us each Wednesday evening for W7FLO Net Night at 7:00 p.m.
Echo link check ins, For Sale, Want to buy, Information. Roll call for members and guest check in
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Current Events

Wednesday, November 2, 2022
marks the 75th anniversary of the first and only flight of this massive
“proof of concept” plane, which was moved from Long Beach to the
Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, OR quite a few years ago. To
mark the occasion, the “Spruce Goose 75th Anniversary of Flight
Amateur Radio Special Event” has been established. It’s scheduled to
run from Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 1700 UTC, through Sunday November
6th 2022, at 2359 UTC. The special event is a joint effort between the
Hughes Amateur Radio Club of El Segundo, CA, and the McMinnville Amateur
Radio Club here in Oregon. The callsigns for the event will be W6HA, and
W6HA/7 respectively, and frequencies will be SSB: 3.833, 7.233, 14.233,
21.333, and 28.333 MHz, and CW: 3.533, 7.033, 14.033, 21.033, and 28.033

Address for special commemorative QSL Card:

Brian Johnson, AB6UI, W6HA Trustee
5207 Lillian Street
Torrance, CA 90503

For more information regarding this special event, check out Hughes
Amateur Radio Club website:

December 10th, 2022
Annual Member Board Meeting
Location: Elks Campground on Mercer Lake Rd.
Please attend this Meeting. Voting forThree Board Member positions and to approve changes to OCERI's By-Laws

Members, check member section for By-Law update

Get your technician class ham radio license in a weekend!

Online via Zoom

October 8-9, 2022

8 a.m. - 4 p.m PDT Saturday

noon - 4 p.m. PDT Sunday

(possible online Sunday afternoon exam session)

Free class

Free materials

(exam isn’t free)

To register, or with questions,

Email Scott N7JI

Scott N7JI

Koffee Klatch

Now meeting at the Fresh Harvest Restaurant Thursday 8:00 a.m. Fresh Harvest is located at 3056 Highway 101 on the east side

Board Meetings 
Board Meetings are now quarterly with the next meeting scheduled for December and is expected to be in person

COCARC Board Meetings are held
quarterly specific dates to be announced

Last Update 09/30/2022
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