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News 04.08.2019

The digital P25 service at VK2RAG is now operational again, but D-Star is still not working at the time of writing; be sure that the IT Team is working as hard as possible to restore normal services. Also, a reminder that the weekly 2m net is now held at 7pm (on Thursday) during the winter…
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News 28.07.2019

The digital services at VK2RAG (D-Star and P25) were out of service at the time of writing, although given your scribe’s faulty crystal ball they will probably be operational by the time this item goes to air. Also, a reminder that the weekly 2m net is now held at 7pm (on Thursday) during the winter…
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News 14.07.2019

First, a correction to last week’s Club News; it was stated that the Annual General Meeting will be on the 3rd August, following the usual General Meeting. Although true at the time of writing it is now set down for the 17th August, and your Publicity Officer apologises for any confusion caused in the ranks.…
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News 09.06.2019

The Club’s Publicity Officer now has proper email working again, and he thanks members for their forbearance as he grappled with Gmail’s ugly interface. The next Club lecture will be by Dave VK2KFU on the 15th June, on the GPS; if you want to know where you are, why and how, it should not be…
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News 26.05.2019

Last week’s lecture was on the theory and practice of surface-mount devices, and the techniques and tools required; some members of the audience with sharp eyes and steady hands practised their skills, with particular attention paid to “vias” i.e. those through-hole thingies. Yes, SMD soldering is easier than you thought. The next lecture will be…
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News 19.05.2019

Details of yesterdays’s lecture on surface mount soldering (and all its fun and games) will appear next week. In the meantime, the Club has gained a somewhat large satellite dish, so visitors can expect to see a new landmark on the horizon soon; further details will appear in later broadcasts, but it is promised that…
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News 12.05.2019

Members are advised that Friday 17th May is ITU Day, so please use the “AX” prefix whenever possible; as the saying goes: “use it, or lose it”. The next lecture will be on Saturday 18th May, on surface mount soldering by Graham VK2GRA; it will involve a demonstration and some practice. Don’t forget that this…
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News 21.04.2019

Due to a lack of Internet access at the home of the Publicity Officer for the past three weeks, Club news has been somewhat limited; in the meantime, he would like to thank Club President Myles VK2ASS for collecting a USB stick and transporting it via “sneaker-net”. Normal service is expected to return by next…
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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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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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