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News 09.08.2020

The club would like to announce that the AMC has approved face to face training & examination sessions.The club intends to hold a training and assessment weekend over the 16th and 30th of August.This will be subject to COVID rules. Limited places are available and bookings are essential. Please RSVP to the club’s education facilitator…
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Introducing the next generation of Amateur Radio!

Here we have our Club Vice President Brad VK2NMZ with Angus who is 9 years old, Today Brad operated portable from QF56HG in the Blue Mountains area. Angus was curious to what Amateur Radio is and how it worked. Angus was keen to speak on air after watching how Brad operated. Angus spoke with Alex…
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News 02.08.2020

With upcoming activities and additional restrictions in place, unfortunately the club will be unable to run as multi operator, single station for the upcoming Remembrance Day contest. The club’s executive team is considering a similar approach to ARNSW for dedicated HF operating nights, but placing the emphasis on those who are just coming into the…
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Some afternoon SOTA Activations out at Mount Elliot this afternoon.

Ray VK2HJW and Max VK2XOR took an adventure out to Mount Elliott, SOTA Summit VK2/HU-093, reports were fantastic with very little to no noise experienced, an enjoyable time had by all with numerous contacts made

Changes to amateur radio call

Some news released by the ACMA with regards to call sign allocations. Highly recommended everybody has a read. https://www.acma.gov.au/changes-amateur-radio-call-sign-policy

New Callsign Template and FAQ’s

FYI for the folks out there chasing a new callsign inline with current changes. https://www.amc.edu.au/industry/amateur-radio/callsigns/new-callsign-template-and-faqs

2020 Trans-Tasman results are in!

4th place.Not BheadGood Soize.We were 5th last year.So… 3rd place next year?!Bring it on 🙂 Congrats to Alan VK2EFM for cracking 1st place in Single Operator, High Power, VK2MG for achieving 3rd place and Max VK2XOR for 7th place in Single Operator QRP. https://www.wia.org.au/members/contests/transtasman/

News 26.07.2020

With the Trans-Tasman low band contest last week, some club members are itching to get into contesting again and with the International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend along with the Remembrance Day contest over the 15th to 16th of August, it is sure to be busy times. A reminder that annual club membership is due for…
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AGM 2020

The Executive team wish to announce the Annual General Meeting (Club AGM) is to be held on Saturday the 15th August 2020 at the Kariong Clubhouse from 1300hrs. Steve (VK2SKC) our resident MasterChef will commence the BBQ from 1200 noon; club doors will open from 1030hrs. if there is one meeting you attend a year,…
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Why I bought the IC-705

Hi Everyone, Max here, VK2XOR. Today I’m writing about why I just pre-ordered the IC-705, about a month before it’s due to show up at my local distributor, at the time of this writing. There has been a lot of buzz and excitement about IC-705 in the lead-up to its release. However, I feel that…
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