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CCARC Announcement

Good morning everyone. As per the discussions completed at the 2019 Annual General Meeting, if you are wondering where the latest edition of Smoke Signals is, fear not! Due to other commitments, the amazing Karen VK2AKB has needed to take a step back from the CCARC Smoke Signals publisher and Lecture Co-ordinator role. I would…
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STOP PRESS: No site at Terrigal Haven for WIA National Field Day this Sunday

Rather than have two insufficiently staffed locations it has been decided not to set up at Terrigal Haven and to consolidate support to the remaining two sites of the Lions Park in Woy Woy and Gosford waterfront. Please follow and like us:

No CCARC NEWS Newsletter 23rd-24th February 2013

With all of the activities related to the Mini Contest University and The Wyong Field Day, there will be no CCARC News on the weekend of the 23/24th February. Instead I look forward to   See you at Wyong  73  Ed VK2JI. Please follow and like us:


CCARC NEWS 13-04 THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 13-04 27th. January 2013 In this Issue: Special Field day and Monthly Business Meetings next Saturday. It’s impossible to resist! John Moyle Field Day contest. TS-990S Brochure. Activity on new club bench. Broke & fixed. 1. Special Field day and…
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CCARC NEWS 13-03 THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 13-03 20th. January 2013 In this Issue: Our FM repeaters are wide band. 444.250MHz still “radio-active” Monday & Tuesday nights. Looking for an AXE? Combined 70cm HT and ruggedised Android smart phone. Broke & fixed. 1. Our FM Repeaters are…
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VK2EH/P portable operation this weekend canceled.

Due to the high temperatures and chance of bush fires  this weekend, the decision has been made not to operate portable in the VHF-UHF Fieldday contest and the team will be instead operating VK2AFY as a “home station” in the contest for a few hours Saturday afternoon from the club rooms. There is still some…
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VK2AFY Active in OCDX Contest from 6pm (local time) today – DOUBLE POINTS for Central Coast award!

The CCARC club station – VK2AFY – will be on the air from 6pm tonight (Saturday 6th. October 2012) taking part in the Oceania DX contest – Phone section. As per the rules of the Central Coast Award, when a club station is active in a contest – the contact counts for double (5 x…
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September’s lecture is a not to be missed one!

Power in and out of the shack by Brian Clarke VK2GCE” (Notes will be available in both hard copy & download onto USB stick). Please bring along a USB stick to the lecture. Light refreshments will be provided afterwards. Thank you 73 Karen VK2AKB   . (lecture starts at 7:30pm this Friday 21st. September in…
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Licence Fees Revised

We have now received further advice from ACMA in relation to licence fee cost Annual fee — $72.00 2 years — $141.00 3 years — $209.00 4 years — $277.00 5 years — $346.00 Licence fee variation — has increased from $41.00 to $49.00 These changes are effective as of 1st July. Please follow and…
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Contests – CCARC Contest update – Winter VHF-UHF Fieldday.

Here are the details for the CCARC – VK2EH/P location for this coming Saturday 23rd. June 2012: Set-up time 10am. Operation from 12 noon through about 6pm. The location is near the Oak Cafe http://goo.gl/maps/6nHy It is on “George Downes Drive” between “Peats Ridge Road” and “The Link Road” http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=203146560749879176970.0004c04f3300b346c63df&msa=0&ll=-33.305533,151.235003&spn=0.011298,0.027037   Please follow and like…
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