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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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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.

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ACMA Amateur Radio, Regulatory Roles & Responsibilities

ACMA Information on their role for Amateur Radio. LINK: ACMA FACT SHEET It is worth the read and very informative and gives some great information for the future of Amateur Radio.

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Site inspection Sydney site

Well we went to have a look at an option for a site we have found, we don’t yet have permission to use the site but we have contact details. Looking at the coverage map it has great coverage over South Western Sydney. Equipment is being sourced for this where ever it happens to be […]

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Hurstville Repeater Application submitted.

Finally, we have submitted our first repeater application for a 70cm repeater in Hurstville, Sydney. The coverage is great out over the east and south east areas over Botany Bay and surrounds. This will initially be set up on P25 and other modes as the requirement grows if required. If you would like to have […]

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Winlink Checkin's Weekly

22-05-2020 Weekly Check-in log.

Great to see the check-ins start again as we start to get back to normal, the challenge will be to see how each gateway goes with the current conditions. Click to see log.