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Category: Radio

NEWS 23.01.2022

The club club rooms are closed until February 5 due to the rapid onset of the omicron variant of Covid-19. Thisstrain spreads easily and can be caught by vaccinated people. This decision has been taken reluctantly but theincreased risk of transmission makes it a prudent step in the public interest. Month-end exams have likewise beencancelled.…
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NEWS 09.01.2022

The club executive have taken the decision to keep the club rooms closed until February 5 due to the rapid onsetof the omicron variant of Covid-19. This strain spreads easily and can be caught by vaccinated people. Thisdecision has been taken reluctantly but the increased risk of transmission makes it a prudent step in the…
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NEWS 12.12.2021

Next Saturday will be the last Saturday that the club will be open for the year, re-opening on January 8 next year.Mayham is scheduled for the first of May, 2022 and planning is well under way. At the Somersby repeater site, the D-Star, Rad-Net DMR and 2m Echolink services are fully functional. BrandMeister DMR and…
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NEWS 28.11.2021

The club is open subject to the health order restrictions. At the Somersby repeater site, the D-Star, Rad-Net DMR and 2m Echolink services are fully functional. BrandMeister DMR and 70cm Echolink and IRLP are still having problems. Thanks to the efforts and commitment of Bob VK2AOR and Dave VK2KFU, the daily morning tea net continueson…
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NEWS 10.10.2021

With the current government health orders changing this week we expect to open the clubrooms on October 16th.Email has been sent to to club members explaining the rules that we have to follow in order to open up, andfurther updates will be sent if there are changes to the rules. The daily morning tea net…
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NEWS 03.10.2021

With the current government health orders extended, the clubrooms will remain closed for access until furthernotice. This topic was discussed in yesterdays monthly meeting of the club with changes occurring in the healthorder on Monday. The daily morning tea net continues, and the club would like to thank Bob VK2AOR and Dave VK2KFU fortheir amazing…
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NEWS 19.09.2021

With the current government health orders extended, the clubrooms will remain closed for access until furthernotice. The club continues to monitor the ongoing public health situation are hopeful the doors can reopen againsoon. The daily morning tea net continues, and the club would like to thank Bob VK2AOR and Dave VK2KFU fortheir amazing efforts. With…
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NEWS 08.08.2021

Due to current public health orders, the clubrooms are currently closed for access until at least Saturday the 28th of August. The clubs executive team continue to monitor the ongoing public health situation are hopeful the doors can reopen again soon. The club’s final general business meeting prior to the AGM was held yesterday online…
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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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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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