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News 24.03.2019

Users of VK2RAG are probably wondering why it stopped a few days ago; the simple story is that during summer the site is solar-powered, but due to inclement weather it ran out of sunlight and hence battery power. Normal service was restored as soon as humanly possible, and the Club thanks its hard-working Repeater team.…
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News 10.03.2019

The recent Club business meeting was followed by an analysis of the Field Day, and we’ll report upon the results soon. There were some good points raised by attendees, but please be aware that it takes an enormous amount of effort to bring this annual event to you; as always, volunteers to help run this…
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News 03.03.2019

The Wyong Field Day organized by the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club is now over and the dust has settled; yesterday’s Club business meeting was a dissection of the event, and we hope to report the results next week. We can report that the raffle winners were: 1st prize: Peter VK2APS; second prize: Richard VK2FKRO;…
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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 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 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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