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For Sale 

TET-Emtron HB35c  Full Size TriBander

  • This phase tuned 5 element TRI-BANDER is neither a trap antenna of standard coil design, nor is it of a linear trap design.
  • All traps have losses and shorten the antenna, consequently reducing the efficiency.
  • The HB35C is a full size tri-bander, efficiently utilising the DUAL DRIVE HB9CV system with
  • The revolutionary “PHASE TUNED” VK2AOU multi band system.
  • Covers 14,21,28
  • Boom length 4m
  • Turn ration 5.87m
  • Element length 10.6m

This antenna sells for $1,185

FOR SALE FOR $350!

Contact Chris VK2UW

0413 114 953


FOR SALE 1 x Hygain th3 Triband Antenna

  • 1 x 6mt free standing tower
  • 2 x rotators
  • 2 x controllers
  • 2 x power supplies
  • Some 6 strand cable
  • The lot $500.00

Email Ken on vk2kyo@bigpond.com


YAESU Antenna Tuner FC 901 – 01/11/15

Tunes 10, 15, 20, 40, 80 & 160 meters, plus direct to 500 Watts, with Watt and SWR Meters.

Condition is very good, connects three antennas, plus Long Wire with Manual,  $250.00.

Phone Peter on 02 6040 2219

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Amateur radio licencing tutoring

I offer private tutoring in my shack (by appointment) for those who wish to upgrade from Foundation Licence (charges apply).
Graeme Scott, VK2KE
Call me on 0438 218 897 or email me on Click here to email Graeme

Amateurs on air
From the Past
Morse Code
When the hobby began 100 years ago the only form of radio communication was by what we know as wireless telegraphy -or more commonly: morse code – a series of dots and dashes or short and long bursts of signal , a binary code language. Amateur wireless experimenters used the same techniques as the professional operators who in turn had taken the code from the earlier days when it was used in the wire based telegraph system… This form of communication has survived to still be in use today – and has become an international language enabling people who can’t speak the same language, to communicate. Telegraphy has however been long overtaken by other methods which are more efficient and advanced.
Into the Future
Voice and Data Communications Now Where Next
Up until the 1920’s wireless telegraphy was the only way to transmit and receive information on the airwaves. But radio amateurs pioneered voice communications in the mid-1920s at the time when broadcast stations began. Although the transmission and reception techniques have changed over the years with technical developments, voice communication remains the major method of communicating on the amateur bands. However there are increasing use of Internet linkages through such methods as Echolink , IRLP and D-Star which allow amateur radio communications to be routed via the internet.. Increasingly new methods of data transmission are being developed such as PSK31 which allow text and other data to be sent at reasonable data rates. Amateur radio has always been active in the transmission of images by radio and there are many amateurs active in Television experimentation.
Communication of positional information through amateur radio based Automatic Positional Reporting Systems (APRS) is also a growing aspect of the hobby. Let’s not forget the advances being made by amateurs in communication at the microwave and above frequencies in both data and voice including experimentation in transmissions and receptions in the visible and Infra red light spectrum. While amateur radio is about communication, it is also about every aspect of information technology and electronics – the future of amateur radio is indeed limited only by our imagination
Wireless Institute of Australia

Albury Wodonga Amateur Radio Club