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FOX HUNT

Fox Hunt 17th January 2021

Fox Hunt is on Sunday morning. We will be on the Fisher Ghost Repeater just before 8:30am to announce the more localised area of where the hunt is. Could be anywhere from Crossroads to Campbeltown along the M5 Corridor on one side or the other. The Fox will be on 145.300MHz and will not start […]

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s 15th Jan 2021

Well another week, we have a new person checking, Martin N6QIR so at the moment some of his details are not there. As a new winlink user he is trying to get the handle of how it all works which is great. Martin info as supplied “I am new to Winlink and trying to learn […]

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

ZL/VK Winlink Check-in 8/1/2020

Well a small week but with people away that is to be expected. Catch you all next week.

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FOX HUNT

Fox Hunt, first in 2021

I put this out there for peoples interest. We would run a fox hunt on the 17th January if people are interested. The first Fox Hunt we ran at the end of 2020 was small but a great success and everyone enjoyed the quick bit of fun. We are happy to run one again, same […]

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

ZL/VK Winlink Check-in 25/12/20 and 1/1/21

Well with some terrible issues with technology (Windows) seems I have sorted the problems out. Moved away from Winblows and we will see how this goes. Not sure exactly what the issue was but it seems if you leave Winlink express running on telnet and windows running constantly after a few months it seems to […]

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FOX HUNT

First Fox Hunt.

We completed our first Fox hunt and everyone had a great day, so much so that another is booked for 6th December, 08:30am, again somewhere between crossroads and Campbelltown along the M5 corridor. All those that participated learned something including the Fox. We had VK2ND, VK2DEK, VK2FOX & VK2PR + 1. With VK2DU as the […]

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s.

Well what a week this was. Plenty of traffic on Winlink but only 2 check-in’s. I have been asked by some, please don’t respond to all with long article’s or text and if you must remove the original text. There are some who rely on HF Winlink with slower protocols like ARDOP to actually communicate […]

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FOX HUNT

Fox Hunt – 22nd November – TOMORROW

A location has been chosen, known only to the fox, We will announce on the VK2RFG – Gregory Hills repeater, Output: 438.650MHz Input: 431.650MHz with a CTCSS: 91.5Hz the suburb as a starting direction. The area is in close proximity to the M5 corridor from Crossroads to Campbeltown. It is a public space and has […]

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

13th November 2020 – ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s

Only a couple this week, Neil M0KNC is travelling and was able to get in portable. A Portable winlink connection on a SOTA activation attempt from Tony VK2VIC, SOTA Summit Saturday 14th Nov 2020 @ 0945hrs local. NSW Summit VK2/ST010 Mt Foxlow. Great to see some portable attempts around the place.

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

6th November 2020 – ZL/VK Winlink Check-in’s

We had a bit of a quiet week, no one sent links or information on their setups especially portable stations for Winlink. It’s great news that the sunspots seem to be on the rise so the HF propagation will start getting better again. Great to see that people test their setups. I am in the […]