The club rooms will re-open on January 8 next year.
Planning is well under way for Mayham, which is scheduled for the first of May, 2022.
At the 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 the repeater site. Websdr.ccarc.org.au is currently configured to listen on 6 metres, 2
metres, 70 centimetres and 23 centimetres.
The daily morning tea net continues on the VK2RAG 2m repeater and echolink thanks to the efforts and
commitment of Bob VK2AOR, Dave VK2KFU and Brad VK2NMZ. Dave will be taking a break from the
hosting team after New Years Eve and we thank him for his solid contribution.
Adrian VK2ABS, our youngest club member and most recent Advanced licensee, hosts an SSTV net on the
Club’s 2 Meter WICEN repeater – 147.125 MHz with a 91.5 Hz tone. The net consists of 2-3 rounds
predominately in Scottie-2 mode. Adrian has had a large amount of support from other members and would love
to see you drop in when the net resumes next year on Friday, the 21st of January at 7:30 PM, after taking a well
There was no Thursday night net last week. This week will be the last one for the year, resuming on January 13
next year. The net is run on Thursday night at 8:00pm on the club’s 2m VK2RAG repeater – 146.725 MHz with a
91.5Hz tone and on echolink in the CCARC conference bridge, linked through HAM to may other conferences.
The SSTV and Weekly nets are also video streamed live to the club’s Facebook page.
You can find out more about the CCARC on the web at www.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.
Have a safe and happy break.
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 January 21 next year.