4 Dandaloo Street, Kariong NSW 2250
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News 16.08.2020

News 16.08.2020

The club would like to announce that the AMC has approved face to face training & examination sessions.

A education and training day is underway today within the club rooms and assessment the assessment date is set for the 30th of August, and more recently, due to popular demand, a second education and training day will be taking place on Saturday the 29th of August. This will be subject to COVID rules. Limited places are available and bookings are essential. If you wish to attend the session on the 29th or 30th of August, Please RSVP to the club’s education facilitator Karen VK2AKB. Booking information is available on the club’s website ccarc.org.au/education.

The Clubs Annual General Meeting was held yesterday the 15th of August both face to face and via video conference link.
The club would like to announce the new Executive committee: President Jaye VK2FOMG, Vice President Brad VK2NMZ, Secretary TBA, Position not filled Treasurer Dave VK2DLS.

The club will be hosting a trip out to Mount Elliot VK2/HU-093 on the 29th of August.
With many having been surrounded by the same 4 walls as of late, some open space, minimal QRM and a sneaky long path DX station can be good for one’s health and wellbeing.

There might even be a sneaky Pedestrian fox hunt?
Weather pending of course!

If you are an avid portable operator, this would be a fantastic opportunity to show others your portable setup, maybe even some side by side comparisons between different radios?

The Club’s Thursday evening net this week was facilitated by Brad VK2NMZ. There were various topics of discussion ranging from home brew power supplies to the efficiency and usability of linked dipole antennas for portable operations (in light of the upcoming club outing)
With stations checking in from USA, UK, Germany and Caribbean Islands, It was an incredibly diverse net.


The Thursday evening net is held on the VK2RAG 2 Metre repeater, on 146.725Mhz; If you’re within range of our repeater, why not drop by?

Remember, you can view the live stream of the Thursday evening net from the club’s Facebook page, or join in via Echo link using the *CCARCNSW* conference server and more recently via IRLP reflector 9509.

You can find out more about the CCARC on the web at www.ccarc.org.au; or on Facebook, just search for Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.


This has been brought to you by
Brad VK2NMZ
Vice President, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.

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