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News 28.10.2018

Last week’s lecture on RADHAZ i.e. Radiation Hazards by Allan VK2EFM was most informative. It started with the basics of electromagnetic radiation e.g. the E-field (electric) and the H-field (magnetic) at 90 degrees to it. Basic calculations were shown, such as volts/metre from the E-field and amps/metre from the H-field. Did you know that it…
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News 21.10.2018

There will be a Working Bee at the Club rooms next Saturday 27th October to spruce the place up, and all are invited. A report on yesterday’s technical lecture will appear next week. All meetings of the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club are held at the club rooms in Dandaloo St, Kariong, just past the…
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CCARC Wyong Field Day 2018

  Club President, Bob VK2AOR: The WFD 2018 is over now and a big thank you to all who helped out and participated on the day. Special thanks to Glenn VK2GEM who worked tirelessly to get exhibitors and traders to attend, get their forms in and pay when needed. His planning of the car parks,…
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2017 Christmas Party

  Lecture Co-Coordinator, Karen VK2AKB: On Saturday 9th December, CCARC & WICEN CNC members, XYLs & guests, gathered at the CCARC Clubrooms Kariong to celebrate Christmas 2017. We had a great group of 24 people, including WICEN guests Ros VK2FROS and Raffy VK2RF. Dave VK2FDWY provided entertainment by playing the guitar with some lyrics sung…
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VK2ZCO’s lecture: “Climate change on a scientific basis”

Climate Change? A prickly subject for sure, with everyone having differing ideas and opinions.  Col, VK2ZCO, brought to light the increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide, since then the industrial revolution and more. Backed up by scientific studies and graphs his lecture was interesting and informative. We had 11 people in attendance on the day.

CCARC NEWS 16-21

Coming Events Aluminium Stranded Conductor Available Demystifying amateur radio callsigns Broke & fixed Reminders   1. Coming Events   Saturday 3rd December at 1300 hours will be the CCARC Business Meeting. Saturday 10th December at 1300 hours will be the WICEN Meeting following the CCARC & WICEN Xmas Lunch.   2. Aluminium Stranded Conductor Available Col VK2ZCO has available some…
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CCARC NEWS 16-20

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 16-20 11th November 2016 In this Issue: VK2RAG 2M repeater output on very low power TXfactor Mills on Air event has first Australian mill False radio calls on the aircraft band Broke & fixed Reminders The following 2 items are from Bob VK2AOR. 1. VK2RAG…
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CCARC NEWS 16-19

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 16-19 4th November 2016 In this Issue: Business Meeting National Geographic Guide to Ham Radio The Doctor Will See You Now! Guide to using a WebSDR Broke & fixed Reminders 1. Business Meeting   The next CCARC Business meeting will be held on this Saturday 5th November 2016, commencing at…
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CCARC NEWS 16-18

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 16-18 14th October 2016 In this Issue: VK2RAG Digital Progress Parts Wanted JOTA at the weekend Who had the first radio communication Broke & fixed Reminders 1. VK2RAG Digital Progress   This is from Ian VK2HK: We have P25 going on VK2RAG, 438.325 -7, this…
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CCARC NEWS 16-17

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 16-17 7th October 2016 In this Issue: Business Meeting Review of the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan Amateur Reciprocal Qualifications Review JOTA-JOTI 14th, 15th & 16th October 2016 How the phonetic alphabet emerged Broke & fixed Reminders 1. Business Meeting   The next CCARC Business meeting will be held on…
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