2016 RD Contest update

Our club participated in this years Remembrance day contest from the QTHR of Frank VK2BFC. Pete VK2PTE and Frank VK2BFC operated over the 24 hr period on all bands from 160 to 70cm in the Multi Operator Single Transmitter section. The competition was fierce in the early hrs with many 100s on 40m but as the night wore on it […]

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Arduino Demo at August Meeting

Erwin Bejsta VK3ERW will be presenting a demonstration on the uses of the Arduino computer system and the programming of these devices. Erwin has used these devices for a variety of applications including monitoring of the power consumption and charging at the VK2RAY Repeater. Dont miss this talk at the August meeting Tuesday  2nd August at the 1st Lavington Scout […]

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VK Shires Contest 2016

Congratulations to Peter VK3PTE for coming 9th in this years VK Shires contest in the SINGLE-OP ALL section.  Great effort for a first entry !  Frank VK2BFC came 5th in the same section and 9th overall.  Lets see a few more members get into the contesting spirit with the RD contest and the Oceania DX contest coming up soon.

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VK2RAY Update

Our repeater has been running low on power and was down for part of last week. Some work carried out over the last few days should see an improved situation. We are currently testing the Yaesu DR-X1 repeater hardware on VK2RAY. This is a new repeater system and the committee would like to get some performance feedback from members at […]

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Club takes 2nd place in Field Day

The club takes great pride in receiving their 2nd place certificate for this years John Moyle Memorial Field Day contest. The club operated from camp Nelson in Howlong and attained 321 points from 101 Contacts in the Multi Op – Phone – All Band – 6Hr section. Congratulations to  Frank VK2BFC , Greg VK2EXA, Nigel VK3NWH, Stephen VK2LAD, Graham VK2MGA, […]

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World Radio Day ABC Interview

Below is a link to Soundcloud.com where I uploaded the interview with Frank VK2BFC by Joseph Thomsen of ABC Murray Goulburn last Friday 15th talking about our display and comms at the Albury LibraryMuseum. Great job Frank 🙂 Click on the link then the orange arrow to listen to the interview… https://soundcloud.com/dallas-sargeant/abc-hamradio-interview (the file was too large to upload here […]

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