4 Dandaloo Street, Kariong NSW 2250
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Category: Radio

News 04.10.2020

The Club held a HF Operating night on Tuesday the 29th September with great success. Brad VK2NMZ opened up the clubrooms at just after 5:30 PM. The clubs youngest member Adrian was able to make his very first contact on the radio.Despite there being a large amount of QRM on 80 Meters, The club advertised…
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News 27.09.2020

The club will be holding a HF Operating night within the club on Tuesday the 29th September with doors opening from 5:30 PM.This will primarily be focused towards foundation licence holders and those just coming into the hobby as well as those who may not have the capability to operate on HF frequencies at their…
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News 20.09.2020

The club will be holding a HF Operating night within the club on Tuesday the 29th September with doors opening from 5:30 PM.This will primarily be focused towards foundation licence holders and those just coming into the hobby as well as those who may not have the capability to operate on HF frequencies at their…
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HF Operating Night

I am pleased to say we have gathered sufficient numbers to facilitate and I am happy to announce the club will be holding it’s first evening for 2020 on Tuesday the 29th September from 18:00. The evening will primarily be focused towards foundation licence holders and those just coming into the hobby as well as…
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CCARC Driving High Altitude Radio Comms

It was indeed a hard week for me. Yes, one of those weeks where a lot of matters coalesce into a large wave of perfect storm issues. Well that was until an email arrived talking about CCARC’s latest venture into the wilderness. All of a sudden, my issues were left behind and the call to…
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The CCARC is hosting an international net!

In conjunction with Kirk, KR4KZ The club will be linking up on Friday 21st August to have an inter-club Morning Tea Net and the 222Mhz Fun Net in Orlando Florida. Kirk KR4KZ will connect at 09:50 AM AEDT Friday 21st August for a 10:00 AM Kick-off. Local net control will be Bob VK2AOR, who will…
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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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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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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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