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P.O. Box 232

Orange, Texas 77631-0232 USA

Orange Amateur Radio Club, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization

Orange Amateur Radio Club Inc. is an American Radio Relay League (ARRL) affiliated club

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Last Update December 14, 2014

 

Orange, Texas Repeaters

147.180 (+) PL 103.5 Hz - W5ND

147.060 (+) PL 103.5 Hz AA5P

 

The Orange Amateur Radio Club

Meets the first Friday of every month at the Orange American Red Cross Office

at 3901 IH 10 East Orange, Texas

Meeting starts at 7:30PM

 

Your Support of the 147.180 Orange Repeater is Appreciated

When Visiting Orange

Click Here for Restaurants, Accommodations, Maps and More in Orange, Texas

 

About

Club History - Future

Club Officers and Directors

Club Meetings

Club Roster (pdf file)

Amateur Radio Emergency Service - A.R.E.S. click here for link to Orange ARES

Repeater

Links

Local VHF Nets

Contests

Orange HAMFEST Information Down load the Orange Hamfest flyer in PDF Here!

NEWS and EVENTS

SETX Ham Frequencies Listing

 

 

 

 

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FNEWS! CLUB MEETINGS

The Orange Amateur Radio Club meets at 7:30 p.m., on the first Friday of every month,

at the American Red Cross building, 3901 Interstate 10 East in Orange.

 

The public is invited.

FNEWS! Orange Hamfest 2015

When: Saturday February 28, 2015. Doors open at 7:30AM.

Where: Orange County Convention & Expo Center @ 11475 FM 1442

Orange, Texas 77632

(Coordinates:30 07.28 N & 093 52.92W or 30.1244,-93.8922)

 

Time: 7:30AM to 2:00PM

 

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March 7, 2015 is The Gusher Marathon held in Beaumont, Texas. The Gusher is a marathon, half-marathon, and 5K running event.

 

March the 14, 2015 is the Big Thicket Bike Tour. http://www.funtrails.org/BTBtour.html

Contact Rocky Wilson, N5MTX to volunteer for this event.

 

April 21, 2015, March for Babies to be held at Lamar University- John Gray Center 855 E. Florida Beaumont, TX

 

May the 3-4th - 6th, 2015 is the Red Cross Tour du Rouge http://www.tourdurouge.org/

 

May the 16, 2015 is the Wildwood Sports Day. http://wildwoodsports.org/

 

June 6, 2015 is the Spindletop Spin bike ride with new routes this year. http://www.spindletopspin.com/index.html

 

June 27-28, 2015 ARRL Field Day

 

  August 21 Gusher- 5K Pleasure Island Causeway Run

 

  September TBA Big Thicket Neches River Canoe Trek

 

  September TBA CCA Kids Fishing Rodeo Laporte, TX

   

 

October 17-19, 2015 is the Boy Scout Jamboree On The Air (JOTA). http://www.scouting.org/jota.aspx

Orange ARC will be hosting JOTA in Orange, Texas.

Event hours of operation is 9AM to 5PM.

Operators are needed for JOTA.

Contact Rocky Wilson for assignments and details of JOTA operations.

 

December 04-05 Sky Warn Recognition Day 6:00pm-6pm

 

Club Officers for 2014-2015

President: Rocky Wilson, N5MTX, Phone 409-745-8010, email: n5mtx at arrl dot net

Vice President: Benny Rhoads, W5TYZ

Secretary: Kenney Wilson, KD5GKV

Treasurer: Mike Manshack, AD5OG

 

 

 

Club Directors for 2010-2013

Marshall McMasters, WD6CQO

Dan Harriman, KC5GXL

Joe Miller, KF5FZM

Kenney Wilson, KD5GKV

Delores Heintschel, KC5NEO

Bill Crawley, AE5SE 

 

 

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Club Meeting (Click for map to meeting place)

 

The Orange Amateur Radio Club meets the first Friday of the

Month at the American Red Cross facility at 3901 IH-10 East Orange, Texas 77630

The meeting starts at 7:30PM. All are invited.

 

ARES Meeting (Click for map to meeting place) Interested in Emergency Communications? JOIN A.R.E.S.

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) for information check: http://www.arrl.org/FandES/field/pscm/sec1-ch1.html

 

The Orange County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) group meets the first Friday of the

Month at the American Red Cross facility at 3901 IH-10 East Orange, Texas 77630

The meeting starts at 6:30PM. All are invited.

 

 

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Club Repeater

 

147.180 (+) PL 103.5 W5ND

 

Other Local Repeaters and Frequencies Used

 

52.525 mHz. 6 Meter Simplex

145.010 mHz. BPT (W5SSV) Packet node

145.010 mHz N5MTX-11 RMS Packet - Orange, Texas

* 145.210 mHz SWLARC (pl. 103.5) (W5BII)

* 145.230 mHz Kountze (pl.103.5) ( N5BTC)

145.250 mHz Anahuac (pl 192.8) (KK5XQ)

145.350 mHz Sulphur ARC (pl. 103.5) (KC5PNH)

145.410 mHz New Iberia, La. (pl 103.5)

* 145.470 MHz JCARC (pl. 103.5)

146.450 mHz. Mid County Simplex

145.390 mHz Buna (pl 118.80) (W5JAS)

146.520 mHz. National Simplex Freq.

* 146.700 mHz. Beaumont ARC (pl 107.2) (W5KWA)

# 146.730 mHz SWLARC Sulphur, LA. (pl. 173.8) (W5BII)

* 146.760 mHz. SW LYNX (pl 107.2) (W5GNX)

* 146.860 mHz. Port Arthur (103.5 pl) (WB5VFF)

147.000 mHz Jasper (- offset) (pl 118.8) (W5JAS)

147.060 mHz Dupont (AA5P) (pl. 103.5)

147.120 mHz Mayflower (pl 203.5) (W5JAS)

147.180 mHz Orange ARC (pl. 103.5) (W5ND)

+# 147.200 mHz Port Arthur, TX (pl 118.8) (KC5YSM)

*# 147.300 mHz. Mobil Oil Repeater (pl. 103.5)

147.340 mHz Beaumont ARC (W5RIN) no phone patch

147.420 mHz Orange Co. ARES primary simplex frequency

147.440 mHz Mauriceville, TX Simplex frequency

147.460 mHz Orange Co. ARES secondary simplex frequency

147.560 mHz. Shuttle rebroadcast when in space

223.800 MHz. Downtown Beaumont (pl.123.0) KA5QDG

      224.920 MHz. Devers (KA5QDG) (pl.123.0)

443.675 mHz. Vidor - Armadillo Repeater Closed (private) repeater system. Off the Air at this time!

444.425 mHz Lufkin, TX (pl 203.5 Hz) Saltgrass System Linked Repeater

444.700 mHz Bmt (pl 107.2) (W5KWA) Saltgrass System Linked Repeater Off the Air at this time!

Info about the Saltgrass Link System - a linked repeater system in Texas and more....

444.825 mHz Devers (pl 151.4) (N6LXX)

444.900 mHz. Mobil Oil (pl 103.5)(WB5HRF)

446.000 mHz National Simplex Frequency

* Denotes Transmit PL

# Denotes Echolink

+ IRLP

 

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LINKS

 

http://www.hello-radio.org/index.html

 

http://www.emergency-radio.org/

 

http://texashams.org

 

American QRP Club

 

G-QRP Club UK QRP Club

 

Flying Pigs QRP Club Int'l

 

QRZ.COM - Call sign look up

 

http://www.wm7d.net/fcc_uls/ - Call Sign look up

 

Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club

 

Beaumont Amateur Radio Club

 

American Radio Relay League (ARRL)

 

eHAM.net

 

ARRL South Texas District

 

Department of Homeland Security

 

http://www.citizencorps.gov/ CERT

 

http://www.co.orange.tx.us/Emergency%20Management/OEM.htm Orange County Emergency Management and Homeland Security

 

 

http://www.google.com/ google40

 

 

HAM RADIO OUTLET (HRO)

 

Amateur Electronic Supply (AES)

 

Amateur Radio Software for Logging

 

 

http://www.hamthreads.com/ Ham Radio - Caps, hats, T-shirts, jackets, and vest. Also, ARES/RACES vest and hats.

 

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LINKS of Interest for Orange, Texas

 

http://www.orangetexas.net/ City of Orange, Texas web site

 

http://www.co.orange.tx.us/ Orange County, Texas

 

http://www.orangetexas.org/ Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau 

 

The Home Page of Howard C. Williams - local historian

 

www.orangetexas.net/historic%20photos.htm - historical photos of Orange, Texas

 

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Local VHF/UHF Nets

Orange ARC 2 meter net meets every evening at 6:30PM on 147.180 (+) PL 103.5 W5ND. All Hams are invited.

 

Orange Co. ARES group 2 meter training net meets every Monday evening at 6:30PM on 147.180 mHz (+) PL 103.5 W5ND.

All Hams are invited.

 

Jefferson County ARC 2 meter net meets every Wednesday night at 8:00PM on 145.470 mHz. (pl.103.5) the W5SSV repeater.

All Hams are invited.

 

Jefferson Co. ARES group has a 2 meter training net every Wednesday night following the JCARC net on 145.470 mHz (pl.103.5) the W5SSV repeater.

All Hams are invited.

 

Beaumont ARC 2 meter net meets every Thursday night at 8:00PM on 146.700 mHz Beaumont ARC (pl 107.2) (W5KWA).

All Hams are invited.

 

Big Thicket ARC 2 meter net meets every Thursday night at 7:00PM on 145.230 mHz Kountze (pl.103.5) (N5BTC)

All Hams are invited.

 

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Webmaster: Rocky Wilson, N5MTX

 

email: n5mtx at arrl dot net for comments and corrections.

 

 

Last Update December 14, 2014

 

 

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