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Category: Club News

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club

News 20.01.2019

The Club lecture yesterday was by Dave VK2KFU, who gave a talk on how the ubiquitous GPS system works, along with various props. Don’t forget the Wyong Field Day organised by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club next month; it is the biggest hamfest in the Southern Hemisphere, and will be on the 24th February,…
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News 13.01.2019

Welcome to the first CCARC news for the new year, and we trust that all of our members survived the festivities without being too bleary-eyed on the following morning. Yesterday was Project Day, with many a member brushing up on their soldering skills to build a range of kits. The Club lecture next Saturday 19th…
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Christmas Party 2018

Saturday, the 8th of December saw CCARC and WICEN members come together at the Kariong Clubrooms for their annual Christmas party. Everyone had a great time celebrating Christmas together and discussing the year’s events. Myles and Jaye spoke about what happened at the CCARC in 2018 and touched on some club plans going forward. The…
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News 09.12.2018

Don’t forget the Wyong Field Day organised by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club next year; held on the last Sunday in February at Wyong Racecourse, it is the biggest hamfest in the Southern Hemisphere, and will be on the 24th February.  As usual, there will be a swag of lectures,and there will be further…
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News 25.11.2018

Last week’s technical lecture was on the Multi Mode Digital Voice Modem (MMDVM) by Ian VK2HK and Lindsay VK2AMV, complete with a live demonstration; it appears that digital radio could well be the way of the future.  No meeting of the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club is complete without pikelets with jam and cream lovingly…
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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 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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