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Online Amateur Radio Community Wiki
Welcome to the Online Amateur Radio Community Wiki. We are a UK online based community, here to have fun and experiment with amateur radio – An amateur radio club providing Ham Support, Advice, and Community, without Committee. Our community is hosted on the popular Discord platform, that provides 24/7 chat and meeting facilities.
This is the Wiki for our community and has extra information on lots of different topics of radio and more.
Online ARC is a RSGB affiliated community that was formed on 28th May 2020 during the Coronavirus Pandemic. We have currently over 1,100 registered members registered on our Discord Server. We would ask anyone who would like to join to read our Constitution here.
Join Online ARC
- Join Online ARC Discord Server
Community Night Events
- Raspberry Pi Night - Thursday 14 April 2022
- Anytone AT-D878UVII Plus DMR radio - Thursday 3rd February 2022 20:00 (UTC)
- APRS Kit Build - Details to follow
- OARC Makers Show and Tell Night - Periodic, see page to sign up for talks or just to show interest
- JS8Call Net night - Thursday 28th July 2022 - 20:00 BST
- Bands and Modes - a rough guide to what you'll find where
- Battery Advice - member recommendations on batteries for portable use.
- FAQ - Discord and OARC FAQs
- Digital Modes Setup - How to setup different components of your station for digital modes
- EMF Guidance - making sense of the new Ofcom EMF requirements
- Glossary of amateur radio terms - a list of some of the terms you will meet in amateur radio
- Ham Radio News Amateur Radio News Feeds
- Health - Including Mental Health
- ISS SSTV Gallery - club members efforts at capturing SSTV images from ISS
- What on Earth are they doing? - SOTA etc Leaflet
- Morse/CW - training resources and useful links
- New To Radio and what to get to get on air
- Operating Abroad - read this before packing your radio in your suitcase
- QSO Samples How to make QSOs (various modes)
- Getting into Packet Radio with a NinoTNC kit - building your own TNC - also why not all Baofengs and clones are the same…
- Pi-Star Hotspot - A guide to set up your pi-star as a DMR Hotspot
- Rallies and Festivals - a list of events across the U.K.
- SOTA Personal Equipment - advice on protecting yourself during SOTA or similar expeditions
- Weather Stations - setting up your own meteorological station
- Youtube Videos - links to amateur radio channels and video resources
- What is Amateur Radio - A simple guide to what Amateur / Ham Radio is
- Archive - Move links to pages no longer required on start page or elsewhere
- Sandboxes - Have a play on the wiki
- Allstar 47920
- DMR Talkgroup [BrandMeister]
- Echolink Node 534369 / M0OUK-L
- Yaesu System Fusion (YSF)