Mayham is less than two months away, on the 1st of May. Examinations will be held for both Australian and US Qualifications. Tickets in the raffle are $5 each and a limited number are currently available online at mayham.org.au. Online ticket sales will close at 12pm on May 1; one hour before the draw. Unfortunately this year we could not get permits for Victoria and A.C.T. Tickets will also be available on the day. 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.
For the raffle terms and conditions and much more information on Mayham please follow the link at
mayham.org.au. We look forward to seeing you.
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.
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 April 1.