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Club JOTA Callsign approved

The club locally in South Western Sydney is getting involved with a group to participate in JOTA 2020 16th to 18th October, this year and our club callsign has been approved by ACMA, just awaiting for it to be granted as it has been paid. VK2SHD will be on the air with a single HF […]

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First General Meeting

We had a great first meeting held last night, everything is under way and things are moving along steadily with sorting out sites and getting repeaters up and running. More to come and thanks to all the members.

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WIA Mag issues, finally answers.

In the national news today, the following item was to be published in full. However, a cut down version has only made it to air. I apologise to members for this. Members will recall that last year the WIA Editor in Chief Harry VK6YBZ resigned due to ill health. Harry did a fantastic job at […]

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

19-06-2020 Weekly VK/ZL Winlink Check-in

Was some great check-in’s this week and some challenging themselves from the easy choice. Great to see that people can get a connection in a significant geographic location should they need to pass information. Well done to all that took part. Great to see some making the effort to test a portable setup even at […]

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Repeaters Info

Repeater locations to come on board over coming months.

We have sites being worked through to become digital MMDVM repeaters in these areas. Spanning the East Coast of Australia. Not just NSW. Our stated purpose is to provide MMDVM coverage from Rural Australia into our cities on as many digital modes as possible with freedom for the users to do as they need and […]

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New USA Extra license issued for a club member.

Great success was had on Sunday night for an exam session for a USA license. The candidate took all 3 exams in person, Technician, General and Extra passing them all to be issued with a new license less than 36 hours later. The session was supervised by 3 club members, making this the first official […]

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General Info

12-06-2020 Weekly VK/ZL Winlink Check-in

Well numbers were down, I have been busy with work and late getting this out there even whilst I am at work at the moment. The Satellite over Europe again got a great run. Very cool way to challenge your setup and test your ability.

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Remote USA Exams in Oz for Rural and Remote.

Remote and Rural Aussies now have an excellent opportunity to site for a USA Amateur radio License in Australian Timezones. If you have been thinking of upgrading, sitting for a license or just testing the brain on new skills then get into contact info AT arrg DOT club

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

05-06-2020 Weekly Check-in log.

We had some great check-in’s this week with the first one so far to be via Satellite. Well done M0KNC ex VK4KNA, Neil. From his check-in email – “This is Winlink via QO-100, a geostationary satellite over Africa. Uplink on 2.4Ghz with a DIY Helix in a 90cm dish, Downlink on 10.489635Ghz to the same […]

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First General Meeting

Proposed date for the first General Meeting via ZOOM online is the Sunday 21st June 2020 at 7:30pm AEST. We would like as many people there as possible so we can formalise things and hopefully we should have a repeater either online or very close.