Amateur radio equipment for sale …

For Sale.  Amateur radio equipment of the late Bob Knaggs VK3AJN. Bob was a very active amateur who lived in South Wangaratta. We are offering for sale his equipment. Later we will offer the towers and antennas. All radios as listed are in good order and condition and include (in most cases) the relevant handbooks, power lead and microphone… See […]

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Home brew Halo Antenna

Update! As you can see I’ve done some fancy work to my halo antenna as it’s now blue. There is also a photo of the metre showing how well it has been tuned with the help of the boys at the club meeting. Very much appreciated. Rob VK2MGM Some photos of Rob VK2MGM tuning his new Halo Antenna for 2 […]

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World Amateur Radio Day

This weekend is World Amateur Radio Day Display and Activation at Albury LibraryMuseum. We are having a Display and operating a radio station for contacts on all HF bands from Friday the 15th April to Monday the 18th April 2016 from 10am till 4pm est daily. All visitors and some more operators to help would be welcome. All contacts will be […]

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Power Supply Protection

This article was supplied by John VK3HJQ Hi there, Power Supply Problem I had a slight problem with my shack 13.8V 10A power supply, its output voltage went from 13.8v to 26v, “Oh No”, “Yes No” it took out the 723 voltage regulator, TIP31C & both 2N3055’s in the supply but luckily no radios. Here is a simple CrowBar circuit […]

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6 Mtrs. Open

On the 13th of December 2015 6 mtrs was open all day with Frank VK2BFC and myself Greg VK2EXA working VI4ANZAC at Hervey Bay and VK4YB at MOORINA, I also managed to work VK4EM at PITTSWORTH on the 14th December 2015. So keep an ear out for the openings on 6 mtrs, as they say it’s a magic band.

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Cycling Hams

This article was presented from am email from Lloyd VK2KNS Cycling Hams please. Every Monday at 7pm on 3.668 mhz the “Pedal radio net” discuss radio applied to cycles whether two wheels or three operating on HF, VHF or UHF. We welcome Pedestrian operators as well. VK3CKC Kevin (Axedale near Bendigo) has a diploma of electronics and has built three […]

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