Happy New Year from the Contra Costa Repeater Association!

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 Jouquin 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.

As a reminder it is time to renew your CCRA membership for 2018.

Dues for Full Members remains at $20 annually while Family membership is $10 for each additional family member.  If there are 3 or more in the family the maximum cost is $40 per year.  If you are not a member of the CCRA and would like to join and help support the efforts of the CCRA please click here.  If your dues are not received by January 31, 2018, you will be dropped from the membership…so please renew ASAP.  Please bring in your dues to the next CCRA meeting or send in your 2018 dues to the attention of the CCRA Treasurer:

Jan Overacker, KC6ZKS

CCRA Treasurer

981 Lexington Way

Woodland, CA 95695


If you’re interested in joining, please click here.

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 will have its next breakfast the 4th Saturday of the month at Legends & Heroes Sports Bar at 9 AM on January 27th, 2018.     Legends is located at at the Diablo Creek Golf Course at 4050 Port Chicago Highway in North Concord.

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We look forward to seeing you at our next breakfast!


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