February Meeting Speaker

At the February general meeting we will have Theo Kalkandis VK3AP presenting the following topics; Counterfeit product and how to distinguish genuine radios from counterfeit (fake) radios Performance issues Genuine vs Counterfeit Why products are Chinese manufactured Named brand manufactured factories and quality control A photographic tour of Baofeng, Wouxun, Liexen, 409Shop, QYT and others including Hong Kong’s only real […]

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Voice Repeater Guidelines

One of our members found this Wireless Institute of Australia Information Paper when he was tidying up his shack. We thought it may be of interest to those of you who regularly use repeaters. Click here to download the PDF one page article> Extract from the Information Paper: Repeaters are established primarily to extend the communication range of mobile stations […]

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Hints and Kinks

HINTS AND KINKS – by Scotty VK2KE Speaker impedance When connecting a speaker to a receiver watch the impedance of the speaker so  that it matches the rig or receiver, if you connect a 4 ohm speaker to a receiver that is designed for 8 ohms, it may overload and destroy the audio amplifier transistors  in the receiver. Speaker quality […]

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Selling TriBander

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… Click here to go to marketplace page> (Please note that post photo is Google sourced image and not a photo of item for sale)

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2016 AGM and Election…

Our Annual General Meeting and Election was held last night and we have a new office bearer. We are very confident that our club is continuing on the way forward and will have many fantastic events and learning opportunities for existing and new amateur radio enthusiasts! Congratulations Frank and we can’t wait to see and hear your new innovations! Check […]

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Where we are

The Albury Wodonga Amateur Radio Club is located in Albury-Wodonga, which is situated on the Murray River (the border between NSW and Victoria). Wodonga is in Victoria and Albury is in NSW, Australia. Latitude: 36° 04′ 21S. Although we have members who come from all over the district.

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Meeting info

We welcome new members and visitors. Business Meetings are held on the First Tuesday of each month starting at 19.30 hours. On air club nets: Thursday nights 8.30 pm 3.555 Mhz Every Monday is a net night using the RNE 2m repeater starting at 8pm. Tuesday nights 8pm 7.047 Mhz digital net.

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Welcome to the world of amateur radio

Amateur radio is many different things to the individual three million plus people throughout the world who enjoy this multi-faceted communications hobby. Amateurs communicate with each other by transmitting voice, Morse code, digital modes, pictures and even video signals. Wireless Institute of Australia

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