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Central Coast Amateur Radio Club

News 10.02.2019

The Wyong Field Day, organised by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club, is just two weeks away, on Sunday 24th February, so as a result this bulletin will concentrate upon the various lectures. It’s the biggest hamfest in the Southern Hemisphere, to be held at Wyong Racecourse; naturally there will be a free bus service…
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News 03.02.2019

Don’t forget the Wyong Field Day organized by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club later this month; it’s the biggest hamfest in the Southern Hemisphere, to be held on the 24th February at Wyong Racecourse. Naturally there will be a free bus service run by the CCARC to and from the station. In the meantime,…
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News 27.01.2019

Dave VK2KFU apologies for not presenting his GPS lecture last week, as he came down with a sudden bout of food poisoning (hint: salmon has to be fresh); it has now been scheduled for June. Don’t forget the Wyong Field Day organised by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club next month; it is the biggest…
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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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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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St Albans One Day Ride

October 2018 saw participating CCARC and WICEN members attend the St Albans One Day Ride event. This event runs horses through 10, 20 and 40-kilometre tracks to test their capabilities and endurance. Amateur radio operators were deployed at 6 locations – Base and checkpoints A through to E. Bob VK2ZAR and Col VK2ZCZ operated the…
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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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