News and Events

  • OBRA has a new Calendar of Events. It can be found as a new menu item, OBRA Events Calendar, or by clicking on the following link: OBRA Events Calendar
  • A test session for all classes of Ham Radio Licenses is scheduled on Tuesday, May 16, at 7:00 PM at the Southern Shores Fire Department.  The exams are free and upgrades are free.  New licenses will require a fee of $35 paid to the FCC upon passing the test. Pre-registration required.
  • Congratulations to New Hams: Stephanie Hall, KQ4GGL, John Lynn, KQ4GGM, and Nicole Tipton, KQ4GDW. All passed their Technician’s test.
  • Congratulations to upgraded Hams: John Doerr, KO4VZY, and Chris Watts, KQ4BOV. Both were upgraded to General.
  • Introduction to Ham Radio and OBRA
  • Presentations from previous QSO Today Virtual Ham Expos are also available. Go to this link:
  • Recent summary of 2022 HF activities as well as the Schedule of 2023 HF events.
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