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Category: Hobby

That deep dark hole called QRP, Part 2

Chapter 2! In the last chapter I spoke about exploring the concept of portable operations, taking delivery of a Yaesu FT-818, Making use of the 7M Sotabeams mast with a linked Dipole. Natively the FT-818 comes with a 1900mAh Ni-MH internal battery and while you can still run 6 watts, it will run out of…
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News 04.07.2021

Due to current public health orders, The clubrooms are currently closed for general access and the team hope the doors can open again soon. The Clubs general business meeting was held yesterday via the Google meet online platform with many members in attendance, several topics of discussion were covered including setting of the clubs Annual…
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D-Star

Guess who’s back!Back again?D-Stars back!Tell your friends!Guess who’s back.. guess who’s back… That’s right, VK2RAG D-Star is back and on the air officially as of today! How awesome is that! A HUGE thank you to our repeater team that have been working in the background over the last several weeks realigning the system and pulling…
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News 20.06.2021

The Clubs next general business meeting will be held on Saturday the 3rd of July at 13:00.Steve (VK2SKC) our resident chef will be banging out bangers on the BBQ from 1200 noon, and club doors will open from 1030hrs. The clubs committee continues to review responses to the recent Mayham event survey and has received…
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News 13.06.2021

The Club held their general business meeting last week with many discussions had including external events and digital repeater capability improvement within the central coast region and welcomed 11 new members to the club. The Club welcomes Hank VK2BHL, Wayne M, Jeremy G, Ryan F, Tristan C, Wayne T, Mark M, Alastair B, Garay M,…
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News 06.06.2021

On behalf of all the CCARC Mayham committee we would like to say thank you to all those that attended the day. The 3 fox hunts were a hit with the final Fox located within the Ourimbah State Forest taking almost 2 hours to locate. Congratulations to Gerard VK2IO for taking out first prize closely…
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News 23.05.2021

With only 1 week to go till “Mayham” at Wyong Racecourse, there are some important things for you to know before the day. On Saturday the 29th of May there will be a short Pedestrian taster along with 2 Mobile fox hunts beginning at approximately 1pm.Please stay tuned on the VK2RAG 2-meter repeater for exact…
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News 16.05.2021

The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club “Mayham” event is now only 2 weeks away at Wyong Race Course.With the clock ticking fast, as with previous year, there is a raffle for attendees on the day and this one is sure going to be popular! First Prize is an Icom IC-705, Second is an Anytone AT-D578…
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Another day, Another outdoor adventure!

This time in the New South Wales Dorigo National Park – VKFF-0144. This image was taken at the Crystal Shower Falls 690m ASL~ located approximately 3km into the walking track. Some amazing signals received on the day. Image credit: Brad – VK2NMZ #WWFF #vkff #qrpradio #sota #pota

News 02.05.2021

The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club “Mayham” event is now only a month away at Wyong Race Course with the annual event raffle prizes to be announced shortly.As an added bonus the club will be hosting both a Pedestrian and mobile fox hunt on Saturday the 29th of May as well as an informal dinner…
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