Orv Beach

Orv Beach, Training Chair, Southern California Linux Expo; Technical Specialist, American Radio Relay League

Orv Beach is an avid ham radio operator. First licensed in 1967, he’s always been a digital guy, starting with Morse code, then working his way up through radioteletype, then packet radio and PACTOR.

He’s currently involved in pushing out a ham radio “Hamnet” using repurposed wireless access points. He’s given over 25 presentations on the subject to local ham radio clubs over the last three years.