4 Dandaloo Street, Kariong NSW 2250
+61 (02) 4340 2500
ccarc@ccarc.org.au

News 25.07.2021

News 25.07.2021

Due to current public health orders, the clubrooms are currently closed until further notice.
The clubs executive team continue to monitor the ongoing public health situation are hopeful the doors can reopen again next weekend.

The club will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday the 21st of August at 1:00 PM. The current executive team will not be standing again this year and nominations forms have been distributed to club members via E-mail. With the current restrictions, the club’s executive team will accept signed and scanned copies of committee nomination forms no later than 12:00 PM Wednesday the 18th of August.

The Clubs IT Team are currently working on a SDR receiver solution for the club’s website which will allow anybody to listen and monitor the club’s available repeaters live over the internet anywhere in the world.
Stay tuned!


The club’s Brand Meister DMR repeater is currently offline due to an unknown power related fault. The team have not yet been able to fully isolate and locate the cause of the issue and are hoping to investigate this further when travel restrictions ease.


Adrian, VK2ABS will be hosting another SSTV net next Friday the 30th July at 7:30 PM. the topic will be announced on the evening via Social Media and prior to the net on the 147.125 MHz 2 Meter WICEN Repeater. The club thanks Adrian for putting together a great show for all the stations that checked in during the night.

Bob VK2AOR and Dave VK2KFU continue with the clubs Morning Tea net every day. And with the most recent travel bubble placed onto the greater Sydney area, it is a prime time to check in on your mate! Whilst some days are starting to lighten up, the boys continue to push through. A massive thanks go out to Bob and Dave for running these nets, it sure brightens up everyone’s day.


Both nets are held on the VK2RAG 2 Metre repeater, 146.725Mhz with a 91.5hz sub audible tone.
Unfortunately, Due to a hardware failure and most recently the greater Sydney health orders, the Echolink and IRLP system remains offline, and the team hope to have this returned soon.


The club looking for more operators to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the RAAF at the end of August. This is a great opportunity to get out on the bands and share in celebrating this momentous occasion portable or otherwise. You don’t need to operate from the club rooms. If you are interested in participating, please reach out to the club directly.


Did you know the club has a YouTube channel? It contains lecture recordings from previous events as well as numerous technical videos covering a range of topics.


You can find out more about the CCARC on the web at www.ccarc.org.au; via telephone on 02 4340 2500 or Search for Central Coast Amateur Radio Club on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to find us. Remember to give the club a “like” to follow for any updates.

Brad VK2NMZ
Vice-President & Publicity, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.

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