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News 01.03.2020

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 1st prize was James Walsh VK4EQ, 2nd Prize was Tim Tuck VK2XAX, 3rd Prize was Bob Hudson VK2AOR, 4th Prize was Geoff Barr, 5th Prize was Marty Gibson VK2GIB.

The Lucky door winners were 1st prize Graham Wilson and 2nd Prize was Glenn Weston VK2GFW.

The Clubs field day committee will take a well earnt break before sitting down to review the event. There is a feedback link on the club’s website and the club does wish for those who did attend the field day to provide their thoughts and comments. Each comment that is provided is read and discussed. Whilst not all suggestions may be able to be placed into action immediately, rest assured it will be considered.

The first Fox Hunt was a great success with 2 mobile and 1 pedestrian hunt.

In the Pedestrian fox hunt, 3 keen hunters found it at once; well done VK2IO, VK2YM and VK2BYY. In the Mobile fox hunts; the hunt up to Crackneck lookout at Forrester’s Beach, saw the fox again discovered by intrepid hunters VK2BYY and VK2IO. However, the fox managed to outsmart all the hunters in 1st mobile hunt at Don Small Oval, Tacoma.

Karen VK2YX facilitated a fantastic foundation and training assessment weekend and has received some amazing feedback from the candidates. Thank you, Karen.

The club’s weekly Thursday evening net ran for over 2 hours this week and a variety of interesting topics were discussed from what is the most efficient 2 Meter antenna to effective satellite chasing with Bob VK2AOR and Bob VK2NRC swapping some great notes. Remember, You can watch the live stream from Facebook or join in via Echolink using the *CCARCNSW* conference server.

You can find out more about the CCARC on the web at ccarc.org.au.

Brad VK2NMZ

Vice-President, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.

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