July 17 General Meeting- Digital Radio, and Monitoring

Please join us at the Norman P. Murray Center in Mission Viejo, CA on Monday, 7/17 at 7pm for our General Meeting.

This Month’s meeting speaker will be Patrick Williams, Kj6PFW, and the topic will be Digital Radio systems and monitoring.

Having been involved in Marine (VHF/HF), Aviation, Commercial and Public Safety communications most of his life, Patrick is currently President and Radio Officer of MESAC, the City of Costa Mesa’s Emergency Auxiliary Communications Unit.

Patrick works with the Costa Mesa City Emergency management to maintain their EOC, and manage the Radio Room He has completed the FEMA/DHS AUXCOMM training and participates with Cal OES at the JTF iBASE, Los Alamitos. He frequently participates in communications for several high profile public service events such as Baker to Vegas, and the Mojave Death Race, the Surf City Marathon, and the Huntington Beach Air Show. He has also taught classes at Orange County’s Loma Ridge, dealing with the County’s trunked radio system.


HRO’s 6th Annual HRO Ham Jam is coming up!

Saturday, July 8, 2017 is the date, store hours are 10AM-5:30PM, and once again we will be hosting our local clubs and communications specialists in the store parking lot for another educational and fun event.

Come see local communications vehicles, learn about Hospital Disaster Services, and see how many of the local clubs make various activities available to local hams.  We look forward to hearing from any local group who would like to reserve space for this event.

The Eagle Scouts will be providing a hotdog lunch again this year, and Mr. Gordon West and many manufacturer representatives will be available for questions.  Seminars will be scheduled on various subjects, including D-Star, C4FM System Fusion, and other hot topics.

License testing will also be available most of the day;  if interested in testing, please call Janet at the store at 714-533-7373 with name and contact information so that we may plan for appropriate seating.

Two prize drawings will be held during the day at 12 noon and 3PM.  Winners will need to be present to win goodies from many of our suppliers who have donated some really great stuff!

Come join us for a fun-filled Saturday of ham radio; make it your goal to leave having learned at least one new thing and/or shared your own knowledge with at least one new ham.

Kind 73,

Janet Margelli, KL7MF Manager

Ham Radio Outlet

933 N. Euclid St.

Anaheim, CA  92801

(714) 533-7373 Tel



June 24/25: ARRL Field Day

WHEN:  June 24-25, 2017
TIME:  11:00am Saturday - 11:00am Sunday
WHERE: James G. Gilleran Park, 24960 Felipe Road, Mission Viejo, CA

TALK IN: 147.645- 110.9hz

Fri 6/23 3pm: Setup begins (towers, antennas, tents, radios, etc)
Fri 6/23 6pm: Dinner
Sat 6/24 8am: Battery box build
Sat 6/24 9am: Field day site opens
Sat 6/24 11am: Field day operations begins
Sat 6/24 12pm: Lunch
Sat 6/24 1pm: Education Activity
Sat 6/24 2pm: ARRL-VEC Testing Session  (Lower Picnic Tables)
Sat 6/24 6pm: Dinner 
Sun 6/25 8am: Continental breakfast 
Sun 6/25 11am: Field day operations cease

Field Day Software Tutorial

From the maker of the N3FJP Field Day software, please watch this video, especially if you haven’t been an operator or logger before.  Thank you!

Hi All,

To get new Field Day folks up to speed on the N3FJP Field Day software prior to Field Day, or if you need a quick review yourself, this video will have everyone ready to go when they arrive to your Field Day site. Please share this with all who you think may attend!


I hope to work you from the NE3MD site this year! Enjoy Field Day!

73, Scott



June 19 General Meeting – Field Day!

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Norman P. Murray Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo CA

Topic: Field Day 2017 final planning and briefing

Field Day is fast approaching on June 24-25. We will be scheduling operators for the various stations, and ironing out other last minute details to help ensure a great Field Day experience. If you’ll be joining us at Field Day, whether a first timer or seasoned veteran, your attendance at this meeting is highly recommended.  Hope you can make it.

May 15th Meeting – Spring Auction

Live Auction