4 Dandaloo Street, Kariong NSW 2250
+61 (02) 4340 2500

NEWS 13.03.2022

NEWS 13.03.2022

This weekend, the club is hosting training and examinations. We wish all the best to those sitting exams.

Next week there will be a special general meeting to consider changes to standing orders. Details have been emailed to members. Please make yourselves familiar with them.

Mayham is less than two months away, on the 1st of May, 2022. Examinations will be held for both Australian and US Qualifications. Tickets in the raffle are $5 each and will be available online from March 17. Unfortunately this year we could not get permits for Victoria and A.C.T. Online ticket sales will close at 12pm on May 1; one hour before the draw. Prizes are
• First place prize; a Yaesu FTDX10
• Second place prize; An AnyTone AT-D878UV-two Plus VHF/UHF HT and an AnyTone AT-778UV
UHF/VHF mobile radio.
• Third place prize; a NanoVNO and RF Demo Kit

An MMDVM hotspot will also be on offer as first prize in the fox hunt.

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 having problems.

The club has a Web SDR at Somersby. Websdr.ccarc.org.au is currently configured to listen on 6 metres, 2
metres, 70 centimetres and 23 centimetres.

The daily morning tea net is held at 10:00 each morning and after the broadcast on Sundays. On the VK2RAG repeater – 146.725 MHz with 91.5Hz tone, and on echolink through the HAM and CCARC echolink conferences.

The Thursday evening net is held at 8pm 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, 18th of March 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 March 18.

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