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News 15.03.2020

News 15.03.2020

Friday the 13th of March the clubs VK2RAG repeater relayed an international Space Station contact session with the Australian Air League – South Australia Wing at 08:56 UTC, that is 7:56PM AEST. This stream was broadcast not only via the local repeater, but also out live to Facebook. If you missed the broadcast, be sure to check it out on both the clubs Facebook page & YouTube channel. A thanks to John VK3HJQ for providing the broadcast audio.

The Club is seeking participants for the John Moyle Memorial Field Day on the 21st March to setup a portable station at Mount Elliott, this is a great opportunity for those who have not experienced portable work and the simplicity of an end fed wire antenna.

The Club will soon be holding an MMDVM build day. Club members and guests who may be interested in taking part are encouraged to contact our projects coordinator Tom via email at projects@ccarc.org.au. Expressions of interest close on the 31st March.

The Club will be holding another Foundation Training & Assessments Day on Saturday the 21st March & Sunday the 22nd March. If you are interested in obtaining or upgrading your current licence, please reach out to Karen our Education Coordinator at education@ccarc.org.au

Did you attend the 2020 Wyong Field Day? The club would love to see some of your photos taken to add to our collection. Please reach out to us at ccarc@ccarc.org.au.

The club’s Thursday evening net hot topic for this week was “LIPO batteries and it’s uses within Amateur Radio” with some fantastic input and ideas spawned from it. Do you have a suggestion for the clubs next weekly net topic or a burning question? Feel free to leave a comment on the club’s page or reach out to the club via email.

Remember, you can watch the live stream from Facebook or join in via Echo link 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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