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Category: Antennas

News 08.03.2020

The Club recently received a large number of electronic components and wish to thank Alex & Margaret of the Tumbi Umbi area. The club is now swimming in a sea of Resistors, Capacitors, Diodes and an assortment of solenoids. Next Friday the 13th of March, the Club’s VK2RAG repeater will be relaying an international Space…
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FOX HUNT

Hi all! With only 6 weeks away, we’d really love to run a successful fox hunt on the Saturday prior, but we can’t make it happen if we don’t get the numbers. The Wyong Field Day Foxhunts will be held on Saturday 22nd February 2020 and will start at approximately 1:00 p.m with the Cubhunt…
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Water drop antenna lens directs radio wave energy through its curved shape

This novel ‘water drop’ antenna lens design for directing radio wave signals was developed by a pair of antenna engineers from ESA and Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology, KTH. https://phys.org/news/2020-01-antenna-lens-radio-energy.html Please follow and like us:

Norfolk Island operation

Janusz, SP9FIH, will be active as VK9NK from Norfolk Island (OC-005) between January 12th and April 12th. He states, “It is my tribute to Jim Smith, VK9NS, who lived and operated from there for years. According to last internet poll VK9N is 85th most wanted entity.” Activity will be on 160-10 meters using SSB, RTTY…
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A new world record on 630 meters ?

SARL News report that Eric Tichansky, NO3M and Roger Crofts, VK4YB, are claiming a new world distance record on 630 meters (472 to 479 kHz). They worked each other on 14 October at 10:32 UTC using the JT9 mode. Eric said the contact represented the culmination of 2 years of effort around every equinox since…
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Saltwater and Plastic Antenna

A new antenna that uses saltwater and plastic has been developed by Lei Xing and her colleagues at the College of Electronic and Information Engineering at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China IEEE Spectrum reports researchers have developed an advanced liquid-based antenna system that relies on a readily available ingredient: saltwater. The saltwater-based…
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CCARC NEWS 13-45

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 13-45 21st. December 2013 STOP PRESS: Important update on planning permission for towers and masts in NSW (relayed by Ian VK2HK) Roger updated this latest piece of news onto the WIA Website. Amateur Radio Antennas and Masts in NSW Date : 21 /…
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