With respect to the Corona Virus pandemic, the NERC management committee has requested members and other interested parties note the following:

Regular Club Meetings – will be suspended until further notice. An on air meeting has been proposed and details will be shared as they are locked in.

Wednesday morning coffee club meeting (Corona Coffee Net) – is on the Houghton repeater VK5RHO 146.850 (-600 Khz offset) starting at 10.00 AM Wednesday morning. Make yourself a BIG cup of coffee, sit down at your favorite 2 metre radio and we will all chat.

A live meeting at the club rooms for “The Workshop” FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 7.15 FOR 7.30PM (an “off “Friday from a virtual meeting night )

BRING UNFINISHED SYMPHONIES

And or TRAINING in the art of soldering

Bring your own stuff and repair gear  or a willingness to learn/sharpen  some skills (THIS NIGHT IS NOT MEANT FOR JUST SOCIALISING SADLY)

OUR CONGENIAL HOST/TRAINER  WILL ERIC WHITTINGTON VK5BT

This will be restricted to the first 15 members

PLEASE REGISTER WITH THE SECRETARY BY EMAIL

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS PREVAIL

MR TOM ROBERTSON VK5FAAH WILL BE OUR COVID MARSHAL

Please help to clean up afterwards

Eg wipe down tables chairs  shelves kitchen/ loos door knobs

Our general meeting won’t take long this Friday Just need a seconder to the financials (which will be sent to members email list )

And record apologies

After check ins from 7.15 pm and 1 round of what have you been up to ham wise? ….

Q and a topic this week will be ISS REPEATER  (Space station contacting and satellite stuff (moderator will be Adam Gardiner VK5GA)

Paul is going to talk about the Kiwi SDR he has installed at Carey Gully.

Paul Hoffman VK5PH has recently set up at his qth a KIWI SDR site

It’s part of a terrific web based network world wide (set up by Clubs and individuals with antennas and equipment) receiving HAM RADIO TRAFFIC (AND SHORT WAVE) for usually good quality free listening

Paul will speak to us after call ins from 7.15 pm this Friday (many thanks Paul)

Power point  pictures and diagrams are available here.

We will be using Houghton Repeater 146.850 MHz

Our host for the evening will be Les Dicker VK5KLD

Please support Paul by checking in and tell your ham friends  as he has outlaid from  his own resources for  this terrific addition to the hobby