The club is the focal point for Amateur Radio activities on the Central Coast of NSW. It has a membership of over 60 people of all ages and amateur radio interests.
The CCARC was formed in 1957. The club has it’s own clubrooms at Kariong with a well-equipped radio room (shack), workshop and meeting room. We also operate Voice, D-Star, APRS, APCO25, Amateur Television and Packet (data) repeaters from our repeater site at Somersby and the clubrooms at Kariong.
For details about what is happening on our three club stations (VK2AFY, VK2EH & VK2WFD), please refer to qrz.com.
The CCARC organises the biggest meeting of Radio Amateurs in Australia, each February at Wyong Race Course, The CCARC Field Day at Wyong. Why not checkout our field day website here for up to date information on the upcoming event.
The club supports WICEN, and the annual Scout and Guides Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) held in October and is affiliated with the Wireless Institute of Australia and Amateur Radio NSW.
The club sponsors a plaque for the top VK QRP station in the annual Oceania DX phone contest.
Here are some of the regular meetings and activities
Set at previous business meeting – First Saturday of the month @ 13:00 – please check calendar for up-to-date information.
Third Saturday of the month @ 13:00 (check calendar for subject of lecture) unless there is another event planned, when it may be moved by a week, again – please check the club calendar.
Saturday morning @ 10:00– for further information on current projects check the projects section of the club forum on this website.
Every Saturday from 10:30
CCARC Field Day at Wyong
Last Sunday of February each year – CCARC Field Day at Wyong Race Course –“The largest gathering of radio amateurs in the southern hemisphere – Amateur radio’s BIG DAY OUT”
Kariong NSW 2250
Ph: 02 4340 2500
Email: ccarc @ ccarc.org.au
Please always check the club calendar on this website for any changes or additions to the standard meetings.