Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
The club rooms at Kariong are open every Saturday. Members are reminded that Annual Membership is now due.
The next General Meeting will be held at 1pm on Saturday, August 6; while the Annual General Meeting will be held at 1pm on Saturday, August 13. Details will be emailed to members.
The second of the club’s “quick-fire” raffles is under way. Another very nice radio is up for grabs. For details and Terms & Conditions, please see our social media or follow the “Raffle” link from ccarc.org.au.
At the VK2RAG Somersby repeater site, the D-Star, Rad-Net DMR and 2m Echolink services are fully
functional. Brand Meister DMR and 70cm Echolink and IRLP are still on the sick list.
The club has a Web SDR at Somersby. Websdr.ccarc.org.au is configured to listen on 6 metres, 2 metres, 70 centimetres and 23 centimetres.
The daily Morning Tea Net is held at 10:00am each morning and after the broadcast on Sunday mornings. On the VK2RAG repeater – 146.725 MHz with 91.5Hz tone, and on echolink through the HAM and CCARCNSW echolink conferences.
The Thursday evening net is held at 8:00pm on the same repeater and echolink conferences.
Adrian VK2ABS, hosts fortnightly SSTV net on the Club’s 2 Meter WICEN repeater; 147.125 MHz with 91.5 Hz tone, consisting of 2-3 rounds. Adrian has had a large amount of support from other members and would love to see you drop in. The next net is scheduled for Friday the 22nd of July at 7:30 PM.
Both of these nets are also video streamed live to the club’s Facebook page and recordings can be found in the “Videos” section.
You can find out more about the CCARC on the web at ccarc.org.au, by phone on 02 4340 2500, or on social media by searching for “Central Coast Amateur Radio Club”. Remember to give the club a “like” to follow for any updates.
73, Alan VK2MG
Publicity Officer, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.
Summary of Nets
VK2RAG 146.725 with 91.5Hz tone and echolink through the CCARCNSW and HAM Conferences
• The Morning Tea Net is held Daily at 10am and following the Broadcast on Sundays.
• The Weekly 2m Net is held on Thursday night at 8pm.
The SSTV Net is held every second Friday on the Club’s 2 Meter WICEN repeater 147.125 MHz with a 91.5 Hz
tone. The next net will be held on July 22nd.