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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 Please follow and like us:

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/ Please follow and like us:

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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News 19.07.2020

Last night club members took part in the 2020 Trans-Tasman Low Band Contest utilising club station call VK2AFY. This was also a great introduction for the club’s new members to experience contesting and how fun it can be, The club would like to acknowledge Geoff VK2FGSE and Jim VK2FJEG, Ryan VK2FRTS who took place in…
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Trans-Tasman 2020 Contest

2020 sure has been an adventure! Much similar to last year, We intend on opening up the club rooms for a small number of members who may be interested in participating in the contest. The contest is held in 3 x 2 hour blocks from 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM this Saturday 18th July.  The…
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MMDVM builds

Some Club members have been working on MMDVM builds utilising high end N5BOC duplex boards. These boards had recently arrived in Australia and they were very quick to be installed and setup. Please follow and like us:

Pico Tuner

Don’t let the looks of this tea leaf tin fool you. One of our members Max VK2XOR has been busy working on a SOTABEAMS single-band Pico Tuner for 40m. Max provided a size comparison between that and a QRP Guys multi-band EFHW tuner 40-10m. One of the main goals for Max is to be able…
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