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Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club

CRARC repeater/beacon update

Afternoon all, the DMR repeater at Isaacs is back in place and running OK – note that due to the power issues it is currently running at only 5W, so…
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Club members taking SHF out bush!

Club member Andrew VK1AD continues his bush explorations in search of SOTA Summit activations on the higher bands into the SHF world. The following is reproduced with his permissions. NB…
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CRARC SSTV On-Air Night

CRARC SSTV On-Air Night

CRARC held an SSTV On-Air night on the 25th August, 2021 in place of our regular monthly meeting due to the COVID19. Below are some of the images transmitted both…
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Notable VK1 Radio Bloggers

Notable VK1 Radio Bloggers

ACT is blessed with one of the most active portable and field antenna building commnuties in Australia, here is listing of some of the local’s blogs – please check them…
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Winlink in VK

Winlink in VK

Our president Wade VK1MIC, recently wrote a small artical on the state of Winlink here in VK, it is reproduced below with his kind permission: Check and send email from…
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Update on ACMA Consultation with VK1DSH & VK1GH

Gil and Dale provide an update the ACMA regulation consultation process. Filmed 24 March 2021

DMR – An overview

Carl VK1KCM and Wade VK1MIC opened our 2021 club social meeting calendar with an overview presentation on DMR and the VK DMR network. Topics covered the technical specification of the…
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Operators still required for Nat Cap rally

POSTPONED – SEE EMAIL FROM ACT WICEN The National Capital Rally for 2021 is scheduled for Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of March, with Saturday stages being held in the…
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Club membership reaches ATNO!

Membership secretary Graham VK1GVC noted at this week’s committee meeting, the club’s membership numbers have reached new heights! 151 financial members. By way of some trivia, the oldest member was…
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Changes to the regulatory framework for VK AR operators

Changes to the regulatory framework for VK AR operators

Dale VK1DSH and Gil VK1GH provided an overview of the proposed changes from ACMA at our recent AGM. Dale has further provided the following as followup information. The link to…
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