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Author: CCARC

COVID-19 update

With current NSW restrictions easing, We are excited to announce the clubrooms will be re-opening on the 4th of July from 10:30 AM onwards. On the 4th of July, the club will also be holding a face to face General Business Meeting opening at 13:00. This meeting will be available both within the club’s meeting…
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COVID-19

Attention all members, as I am sure you are all well aware the COVID-19 or the Corona virus as commonly called is currently running rampant throughout society causing major disruptions economically and socially, for how long this goes on for and how bad it may get is any one’s guess, I honestly have no idea.…
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For a limited time we’ve flicked on D-star capability!

Hi internets! So! We’ve decided to make a sliiigght adjustment to our MMDVM based repeater. Not only can you receive and transmit via DMR on the brandmeister network But! For a limited time we’ve flicked on D-star capability! This does mean the static dmr talk groups are no longer hanging around for the time being.…
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Deployment of ham radio HuskySat-1 CubeSat expected soon

NASA report the Cygnus resupply ship currently docked at the International Space Station is expected to leave at 9:35 a.m. EST on Friday, January 31 Cygnus should then raise its orbit to approximately 500 km, where HuskySat-1 and SwampSat will be deployed. After deployment, HuskySat-1’s 1200 bps BPSK beacon on 435.800 MHz should be active…
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Meteor-M2-2 satellite ‘struck by micrometeoroid

Dan Maloney KC1DJT writes on Hackaday that the Meteor-M2-2 weather satellite may have been hit by a chunk of rock and radio amateur Dmitry Pashkov R4UAB was among the first to notice “The textbook operations of Meteor-M 2-2 wouldn’t last long, though, and as is often the case, an amateur radio operator was among the…
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Clubhouse shutdown period 28/12/2019 – 04/01/2020

Dear Members, We understand this is short notice, however, given the holiday period and the tireless efforts our station officer Steve VK2SKC has undergone over the years, I would like to inform of a short 2-week break from regular club activities. This is to allow some well deserved R&R for Steve and a good opportunity…
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CAMSAT CAS-6 satellite will be launched soon

CAMST’s amateur radio payload CAS-6 piggybacked on a technology test satellite TIANQIN-1 will be launched at 3:21 UTC on December 20, 2019 at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center of China using a CZ-4B launch vehicle The primary payload of this launch is China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite CBERS-4A. Satellite Name: CAS-6/TIANQIN-1 Orbit: • Orbit type :…
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Christmas lunch

The CCARC / CCWICEN held their annual Christmas lunch and would like to thank everyone who attend. Great food, great people and a grand time.

Russian WW MultiMode 2019, 30 November – 1 December

Dear Fellow Radio Amateurs, The Russian Digital Radio Club has the honour to invite the radio amateurs all over the world to: 6th Russian WW MultiMode Contest 2019 – BPSK63, CW, RTTY, SSB – 12.00 UTC on Saturday 30 November till 11:59 UTC on Sunday 1 December, 2019 RULES: http://www.rdrclub.ru/russian-ww-multimode-contest/159-rus-ww-multimode-contest Certificates RUS-WW-MM 2019 to all…
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IARU update regarding Amateur Satellite allocations

The second week of the World Radiocommunication Conference reports on the status of two issues affecting the amateur satellite service. In a report written by Dave Sumner, K1ZZ, first is an agenda item currently under review during this WRC-19 session; second is planning for future pressure on frequencies for the amateur satellite service. Current WRC-19…
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