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Central Coast Amateur Radio Club

News 20.01.2019

The Club lecture yesterday was by Dave VK2KFU, who gave a talk on how the ubiquitous GPS system works, along with various props. Don’t forget the Wyong Field Day organised by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club next month; it is the biggest hamfest in the Southern Hemisphere, and will be on the 24th February,…
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News 13.01.2019

Welcome to the first CCARC news for the new year, and we trust that all of our members survived the festivities without being too bleary-eyed on the following morning. Yesterday was Project Day, with many a member brushing up on their soldering skills to build a range of kits. The Club lecture next Saturday 19th…
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Christmas Party 2018

Saturday, the 8th of December saw CCARC and WICEN members come together at the Kariong Clubrooms for their annual Christmas party. Everyone had a great time celebrating Christmas together and discussing the year’s events. Myles and Jaye spoke about what happened at the CCARC in 2018 and touched on some club plans going forward. The…
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News 09.12.2018

Don’t forget the Wyong Field Day organised by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club next year; held on the last Sunday in February at Wyong Racecourse, it is the biggest hamfest in the Southern Hemisphere, and will be on the 24th February.  As usual, there will be a swag of lectures,and there will be further…
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News 02.12.2018

There will be a combined CCARC/WICEN Christmas luncheon this Saturday 8th December, at 11am for 12 noon, and is free to members (BYOG and soft drinks); this will be followed by the regular WICEN meeting at 2pm, so it’s best to stay clear-headed.  Please RSVP to Karen VK2AKB by email to “vk2akb@wia.org.au” by this Wednesday…
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News 25.11.2018

Last week’s technical lecture was on the Multi Mode Digital Voice Modem (MMDVM) by Ian VK2HK and Lindsay VK2AMV, complete with a live demonstration; it appears that digital radio could well be the way of the future.  No meeting of the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club is complete without pikelets with jam and cream lovingly…
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News 28.10.2018

Last week’s lecture on RADHAZ i.e. Radiation Hazards by Allan VK2EFM was most informative. It started with the basics of electromagnetic radiation e.g. the E-field (electric) and the H-field (magnetic) at 90 degrees to it. Basic calculations were shown, such as volts/metre from the E-field and amps/metre from the H-field. Did you know that it…
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CCARC NEWS 16-14

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 16-14 5th August 2016 In this Issue: Business Meeting This Saturday ACMA computer system issues affecting licence issuing and renewals Fox Hunting Expressions of Interest Polluting LED Street Lights Broke & fixed Reminders     1. Business Meeting This Saturday The next CCARC Business meeting will be held…
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CCARC NEWS 16-13

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 16-13 17th June 2016 In this Issue: WICEN Meeting This Saturday Deceased Estate Items for Sale Broke & fixed Reminders   1. WICEN Meeting This Saturday The next CNC WICEN meeting will be held on Saturday 18th June 2016, commencing at 1300 hours.…
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CCARC NEWS 16-11

THE PERIODIC NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTRAL COAST AMATEUR RADIO CLUB ISSUE No 16-11 3rd June 2016 In this Issue: Business Meeting This Saturday Appointment of WIA Office Bearers for 2016 Australian pico ballooner honoured ICQPodcast – User review Icom IC-7300 released Free download of VHF Handbook First ISS reflection from Europe to North America Broke…
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