OARC Club News

Zoom Meeting for Wednesday, June 8, 2022 @ 7:30 PM – Roger and Harrie's Marvelous Adventure to Hamvention, Dayton (Xenia) Ohio

Zoom Meeting for Wednesday, May 11, 2022 @ 7:30 PM – John Portune/W6NBC will explain how to build the popular Moxon Antenna

April is Zoom Homebrew Show and Tell Night (April 13 @ 7:30 PM)

Soldering Guy

Zoom Meeting for Wednesday, March 9, 2022 @ 7:30 PM – John Portune/W6NBC will tell us about using foil tape for antenna building


Zoom Meeting for Wednesday, February 9, 2022 @ 7:30 PM – Bob Grubic/NC6Q Answers the Eternal Question "What Is Ham Radio Contesting All About?"


Bob Grubic NC6Q has been licensed for over 40 years and holds an Amateur Extra Class license. Though inactive for many years raising a family, he’s been very busy with amateur radio in the last 15 years.

He has served in many ham radio positions, including:


Board Member, Membership Chairman, W6RO Assistant Manager, W6RO Wireless Room Operator, Field Day Chairman, Ham of the Year, Instructor for: 2 CW Classes and Radio Propagation Lessons for a General Class Course, The Milliwatt newsletter editor

  • Los Angeles ARES:

Assistant South District Emergency Coordinator, Net Manager, Net Control Operator, Baker-to-Vegas radio operator

  • Organizer and Net Control Operator for a Slow Speed CW Net

NC6Q often operates portable from the Republic of Panama.

Bob is a member of the ARALB, FISTS, Chiltern DX Club (The UK DX Foundation), Southern California Contest Club and a Life Member of the ARRL. He is a retired English teacher and enjoys HF CW contesting, Field Day, and portable operations.

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