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Category: Hobby

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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News 01.03.2020

The Club would like to make special thanks to all the team who assisted with the 2020 Wyong Field day. The club wishes to thank all those who attended and enjoyed the variety of traders, exhibitors and lectures and we hope you managed to obtain a bargain or 5. The Raffle winners this year for…
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John Moyle Memorial Field Day 2020

This is Denis Johnstone VK4AE contest manager for Australia’s John Moyle Memorial Field Day 2020 with a reminder that the contest will be held from 0100 UTC on Saturday 21st March to UTC 0059 Sunday 22nd March 2020. This week I will discuss the suggestions heard from some club stations that they should operate as…
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For a limited time we’ve flicked on D-star capability!

Hi internets! So! We’ve decided to make a sliiigght adjustment to our MMDVM based repeater. Not only can you receive and transmit via DMR on the brandmeister network But! For a limited time we’ve flicked on D-star capability! This does mean the static dmr talk groups are no longer hanging around for the time being.…
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News 09.02.2020

Preparations are full steam ahead for the Club’s Wyong Field Day, Sunday the 23rd of February. A full list of the traders, exhibitors and lecturers have been placed on both the club’s website and social media platforms. This year as a field day first we will be having amusement rides and attractions for the young…
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MMDVM repeater announcement

New Year new happenings! The CCARC is happy to announce we have DMR on the Central Coast! A MMDVM (Multi-Mode Digital Voice Modem) running off Brandmeister DMR has been implemented. You can find this repeater on 438.875Mhz with a 7.0 MHz offset. The Dashboard can be located at http://mmdvm.vk2rag.net/ This repeater static talk groups configured…
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News 02.02.2020

Preparations are full steam ahead for the Club’s Wyong Field Day, Sunday the 23rd of February. A full list of the traders, exhibitors and lecturers have been placed on both the club’s website and social media platforms.Fox hunts return to the weekend by popular demand, with the club hosting both a mobile and pedestrian hunt,…
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News 26.01.2020

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club Preparations are well underway for the Club’s Wyong Field Day, Sunday the 23rd of February. Fox hunts return to the weekend by popular demand, with the club hosting not 1, but 2 Fox Hunts, on Saturday the 22nd February, starting from the race course. If you are interested in taking…
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Australian Amateurs can use AX prefix on Australia Day

Date : 24 / 01 / 2020 Author : Robert Broomhead – VK3DN The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) automatically allows all radio amateurs to substitute their normal VK callsign prefix with the letters AX, every Australia Day. Our national day this year falls on Sunday 26th of January. This gives radio amateurs the…
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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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