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ccarc@ccarc.org.au

Category: Radio

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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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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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 16.02.2020

The Club is currently all about Fox Hunts and Field days. Fox hunts are making a return to the weekend by popular demand, with the club hosting both a 2 mobile and a pedestrian hunt, on Saturday the 22nd February, starting from the race course at 12:45 PM. The Fox Frequency will be advised on…
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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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