Talk topic will be on a 1:1Balun for a simple sloper antenna
We will use a short YouTube clip with helpful advice from Trevor Quick VK5ATQ. (Bring a balun to show.)
- We will attempt to have a zoom meeting at the same time so that those that can’t make it physically can join in the talk and more importantly wish Les all the best.
The link for that meeting is below just click on it a few minutes before the meeting starts 7.30 PM and TOM ROBERTSON will let you in the “room”and, after saying Gday can you mute your sound to help the talk bit then join in the well-wishing WITH SOUND
Join Zoom Meeting IMPORTANT FRIDAYS
Meeting ID: 276 246 8965
If you don’t have a camera on your android or iphone tablet laptop or computer you can type in the chat side of things and can hear us (you can download zoom as an app on all modes but can just use the zoom web site if you chose… which should open up when you click the link
Join us on Friday 23th October as we return to ‘normal’ meetings.
The topic for this tech night is Baluns.
Please be aware that COVID restrictions apply and social distancing measures and hygiene practices will be in place
FRIDAY 9TH OCTOBER FROM 7 PM ISH AT THE MILITARY VEHICLE MUSEUM 10 STURTON RD EDINBURGH
Bell VK5UA Will host as tour guide a MIXED NERC night to the military vehicle
museum at Edinburgh on 9 October 7 pm to 9 pm bring your own thermos cups and a
biscuit or cake.
Cost would be
$10 a head (STUDENTS FREE)
This will be
our first mixed social night since Covid began and there is plenty of room (can
hold over 700 under current guidelines) so it’s a great opportunity to
fellowship with daylight saving in operation.
curator of military radios there) will try out a military radio on 6m so it
would be great if the few who can’t come can tune in and make a contact. Liaise
on Houghton 146.850.
spouses, family and friend’s is fine
A short meeting prior to the tour
Hope to see lots of familiar faces and new chums
The Corona coffee club Net will continue under the direction of Phil Storr VK5SRP 9am on Wednesdays. Please note the change in time. Still on the Houghton 2m repeater (146.850)
We are now welcome at the Tea Tree Gully library FROM NEXT WEEK with a 10am start. Please advise all your friends in Ham Radio. We need to keep the appropriate distances and only consume takeaway coffees and food from the cafe. Remember to wipe down afterwards and restack tables and chairs.
A quick reminder of our virtual on air meeting with Q&A session this Friday night, 25 Sept at 7.15 for 7.30 pm start with the topic of mobile transceivers, antennas and problem-solving stories.
It is with sadness that we advise members that John Hinsch VK5ARL has passed away on the 16th September aged 94 now free from pain.
John’s funeral is Monday 28th September at 2pm at Mattiske Funerals Clovercrest.
Our condolences to his family and friends.
Vale John VK5ARL -Silent Key
It is with sadness that we must inform you that Murray Meharry, VK5ZLV (a past secretary) became a Silent Key on 10th September 2020. He passed away peacefully aged 87.
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 )
TRAINING in the art of soldering
own stuff and repair gear or a willingness to learn/sharpen some
skills (THIS NIGHT IS NOT MEANT FOR JUST SOCIALISING SADLY)
CONGENIAL HOST/TRAINER WILL ERIC WHITTINGTON VK5BT
This will be restricted to the first 15 members
REGISTER WITH THE SECRETARY BY EMAIL
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
Join us for an ‘on air’ AGM on the VK5RHO repeater (146.850). Call in will commence at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start.
Guest speaker for the night will be Tony, VK5UA, who will be talking about WW2 radios. The presentation can be downloaded here.
Please tune into VK5RHO (146.850) at 7:17pm for check in and then for a 7:30pm start.
Presentation file can be downloaded here.