CCARC NEWS 14-14
THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
ISSUE No 14-14 18th April 2014
In this Issue:
- CCARC Lecture
- Working Bee 17th May
- Discussion about Ham Radio on ABC Sydney 702
- Tuning in to the amateur airwaves – ABC Wide Bay
- Broke & fixed
1. CCARC LECTURE
This months lectures is:
Saturday 19th April 2014 at 1300 “Antenna Construction” by Col VK2ZCO
2. WORKING BEE
Some advanced notice on this one so you can free up your schedule for this day. There will be a working bee at the Somersby Repeater site on Saturday 17th May to carry out much needed maintenance.
3. DISCUSSION ABOUT HAM RADIO ON ABC SYDNEY 702
On ABC Sydney, Linda Mottram spoke to Brian Stokes VK2AAF about amateur radio. The segment was on at 0940 Thursday 10th April 2014, which is during the Mornings program.
Listen to the ABC broadcast at
4. TUNING IN TO THE AMATEUR AIRWAVES
Australia’s ABC interviews David Nebe VK4HAX of the Bundaberg Amateur Radio Club in Queensland.
Read their report at
BROKE & FIXED
All systems are nominal.
This section lists important announcements and possibly items from previous CCARC NEWS editions that are still current and may need your input:
CCARC has a 23 cm repeater on trial. Output 1273.400 MHz offset plus 20 MHz. We invite you to use it as much as possible and send Don VK2ZCZ your written (or typed) signal reports.
Our Smoke Signals Editor, Leonie VK2LCP is preparing for the next issue (May) and is asking nicely for articles, photos (any from Field Day would be appreciated). New items are to be sent to: smokesignalseditor at fsparker.com.au please.
Jaycar Tuggerah & Erina will give CCARC members a trade discount – approx 10% on purchases over $25. Make sure you ask for it. Thanks Rod VK2LAX and Col VK2ZCO.
Anyone reading this on the website who is not yet a member of the CCARC, please consider joining by emailing ccarc at ccarc dot org dot au for full details.
For submissions to this newsletter from CCARC club members please email the editor news-editor at ccarc dot org dot au
For what’s coming up in the next few months at the CCARC, please check the club calendar, accessible from the header on any page on the website.
Dave VK2DLS … News & Publicity Officer …