Central Coast Amateur Radio Club
The next Central Coast WICEN meeting is on Saturday the 13th October starting at 1pm, with the usual BBQ beforehand.
The next Club lecture, on the 20th of October, will be by Allan VK2EFM on Radiation Hazards. It will involve a practical demonstration and a talk on field
strength readings of Electromagnetic Radiation, and the acceptable levels of exposure on the human body in accordance with ARPANSA regulations.
The following Saturday, the 27th of October, will be a Working Bee at the Club rooms.
All meetings of the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club are
held at the club rooms in Dandaloo Street Kariong, just past the fire station, at 1pm, preceded by the famous sausage sizzle run by Steve VK2SKC, starting at noon.
The club rooms are accessible by bus, with a bus stop just opposite Dandaloo St, serviced by the route 34 bus from Gosford railway station, every hour. The club rooms are usually open from 10.30 every Saturday, for general chit-chat and access to the workshop and library.
The Club relays VK2WI News broadcasts every Sunday morning and evening. Callbacks are taken after the morning news only, on the Somersby 6m and 2m repeaters VK2RAG on 53.725 and 146.725MHz respectively; please note that both repeaters require a sub-audible tone of 91.5Hz.
The club also runs a mixed-mode repeater VK2RAG on 439.950MHz, which is connected to the P25 network; a 91.5 Hz tone is required for analogue access, and is highly recommended for receiving (unless you like hearing
There is a net held every Thursday on the 2m repeater VK2RAG on 146.725, starting at 8pm, and all members are encouraged to join (especially if Club news for the ARNSW broadcast is involved).
The Club also has a Facebook page: just look for centralcoastarc, and a Twitter account, @ccarclub [pronounced “at CC AR Club”
The Club has a new website, and comments are requested; please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club can be found on the website, at ccarc.org.au.
Publicity Officer for the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.