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Tag: Max VK2XOR

CCARC Driving High Altitude Radio Comms

It was indeed a hard week for me. Yes, one of those weeks where a lot of matters coalesce into a large wave of perfect storm issues. Well that was until an email arrived talking about CCARC’s latest venture into the wilderness. All of a sudden, my issues were left behind and the call to…
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Some afternoon SOTA Activations out at Mount Elliot this afternoon.

Ray VK2HJW and Max VK2XOR took an adventure out to Mount Elliott, SOTA Summit VK2/HU-093, reports were fantastic with very little to no noise experienced, an enjoyable time had by all with numerous contacts made Please follow and like us:

2020 Trans-Tasman results are in!

4th place.Not BheadGood Soize.We were 5th last year.So… 3rd place next year?!Bring it on 🙂 Congrats to Alan VK2EFM for cracking 1st place in Single Operator, High Power, VK2MG for achieving 3rd place and Max VK2XOR for 7th place in Single Operator QRP. https://www.wia.org.au/members/contests/transtasman/ Please follow and like us:

News 26.07.2020

With the Trans-Tasman low band contest last week, some club members are itching to get into contesting again and with the International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend along with the Remembrance Day contest over the 15th to 16th of August, it is sure to be busy times. A reminder that annual club membership is due for…
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Why I bought the IC-705

Hi Everyone, Max here, VK2XOR. Today I’m writing about why I just pre-ordered the IC-705, about a month before it’s due to show up at my local distributor, at the time of this writing. There has been a lot of buzz and excitement about IC-705 in the lead-up to its release. However, I feel that…
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News 28.06.2020

The Clubs Executive team would like to announce the club will be re-opening its doors next week on Saturday the 4th of July from 10:30am, with a BBQ from around 11:30. The club will also be holding its first face to face general business meeting, starting at 1pm. Things have changed slightly to make the…
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Pico Tuner

Don’t let the looks of this tea leaf tin fool you. One of our members Max VK2XOR has been busy working on a SOTABEAMS single-band Pico Tuner for 40m. Max provided a size comparison between that and a QRP Guys multi-band EFHW tuner 40-10m. One of the main goals for Max is to be able…
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