Well, that’s a wrap for 2020, On behalf of all the members of the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club, The clubs executive team would like to wish everybody a safe and happy festive season The team would like to acknowledge all seen & unseen club members whose efforts this year have kept the club afloat & has allowed the club to resume operation under the most extreme & trying circumstances. Whilst the club rooms are currently closed, the team are still hard at work in the background preparing for the next 12 months and what opportunities it will bring.
The club wishes to advise the 2021 Wyong Field Day is still going ahead with several traders already booked in. If you are interested in attending or are looking to sell goods at the car boot sale and would like to register or obtain further information, please email email@example.com.
Remember to lock the date into your calendar’s, Sunday the 28th of February, there are also whispers of fox hunts occurring on the Saturday prior again too, Both Mobile and Pedestrian, so Keep your eyes and ears peeled.
This event is subject to Government health advice which will be strictly adhered too. Updates will be provided as progress continues. For the latest information, please check out the club’s website.
The Clubs repeater team have been busy preparing for the rollout of a VK-DMR based repeater in conjunction with the ARNSW Radio Network Group which is close to being installed to the Central Coast region, It might be a good time to revisit your DMR Code plugs and Program in 438.850 MHz with 7.0mhz offset with VK-DMR based talk groups.
The Club’s Thursday evening nets are currently on hold and will resume on the 7th of January 2021.
The Morning tea net hosted by Bob VK2AOR is taking a short break and will return in early 2021. Bob VK2AOR has made the decision to step back from the daily nets during the festive season.
The structure of this net will be reviewed in the new year and further announcements regarding this will be made when available.
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 Search for Central Coast Amateur Radio Club on social media platforms to find us. Remember to give the club a “like” to follow for any updates.
73 one and all, enjoy time with those close to you, stay safe out there and remember many friends are just a kerchunk away.
Vice-President & Publicity, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.