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News 18.10.2020

News 18.10.2020

The Clubs 2nd HF operating evening will be held on Tuesday 27th of October starting at 6:00 PM with clubroom doors to open from around 5:30 PM. If you are interested in attending on the night, please contact the club directly.

Last week the club held their monthly general business meeting and would like to welcome James VK2TER as a member of the club. James had taken a break from Amateur Radio for several years and is just getting back into it again. Welcome James!

The Clubs education previously announced to be held on the 17th and 18th of October, has now been postponed and has been rescheduled to Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of November.

If you are interested in Obtaining or upgrading your current Amateur licence, Please RSVP to the Club’s education facilitator, Karen VK2AKB. Booking information is on the website, at; ccarc.org.au/education.

Yesterday, the club hosted an outdoor activity at Kincumba Mountain Reserve. The weather was kind and has been notched down as another successful day. There was plenty of banter, as the day also coincided with JOTA, there were a number of stations that had the opportunity to speak with some Scouts interstate. There was even a surprise Fox Hunt!.
The Club would like to thank all those who attended on the day and would like to announce they are planning another outdoor event on Saturday the 21st of November. Please keep your eyes and ears peeled for further details to be released soon.

If you are interested in attending the next event, please let the club know by contacting them via telephone, via email or via social media platforms.

The Club’s Thursday evening net this week was facilitated by Alan VK2MG, the evenings topic was “What other licences do you have? And What do you consider your strongest proficiency?” it was a short net but some fantastic discussions were had, thank you to all those who participated.

Today marks day 199 that Bob VK2AOR has facilitated the Morning tea net on the VK2RAG 2 Meter repeater. The club would like to acknowledge Bob for the enormous effort he has dedicated and continues to receive check-ins from both local and international stations. Thank you, Bob. If you have checked into the morning tea net either via the local repeater or Echolink, the club would love to hear from you.

Both nets are held on the VK2RAG 2 Metre repeater, 146.725Mhz with a 91.5hz sub audible tone.

You can find out more about the CCARC on the web at ccarc.org.au; or on Facebook, Twitter and more recently Instagram. just search for Central Coast Amateur Radio Club and give the club a “like” to follow for any updates.

Vice-President, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.

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