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The CCRA was established in 1977 and operates the WA6HAM repeater system.   The CCRA is dedicated to providing the amateur radio community in Contra Costa County and surrounding areas, repeaters that can be used for public service activities.

If you are outside the San Francisco Bay Area / Sacramento – San Joaquin Valley areas you are welcome to to connect to the repeater via EchoLink.   You will find it listed in Area 6 as WA6HAM-R with Node number 501653.

Please check into the Contra Costa Repeater Association Weekly Net – Mondays at 7:35 PM using one of 3 linked repeaters on 147.735 MHz, 145.49 MHz, 145.41 MHz while using a -600 KHz frequency split with a PL of 107.2 Hz.

The CCRA has CANCELLED its next breakfast at Legends & Heroes Sports Bar at 9 AM on March 28, 2020.  We will hopefully have an April 25th Breakfast.   Legends is located at at the Diablo Creek Golf Course at 4050 Port Chicago Highway in North Concord.


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The CCRA Net Roll Call was updated at the end of January to reflect members who are paid through 2020.

If you are missing from the Roll Call please send an email to ccrasysop@gmail.com and let me know you want to rejoin.

Current Band Conditions

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Current KGO 7 RADAR
Current KOVR 13 Bay Area RADAR Loop
Current KOVR 13 California Satellite Loop
Current KOVR 13 National Satellite Loop
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Current KPIX 5 East Bay Area Highs Forecast
300 mb Jet Stream from SFSU/Meteorology