The ‘real’ coffee club is back and running at the Tea Tree Gully Library at 10am.

The virtual coffee club is still ruining at 9am Wednesday mornings on the Houghton 2m repeater.

The next face to face meeting of NERC is on 29 January and will be a talk on satellite communications by Adam VK5GA (and friends). Please arrive by 7:15pm for a 7:30 start.

Allen passed away on 19th December at 71 years of age. His memorial service was held today, 23 December and attended by Ben VK5BB, Nigel VK5NIG and Stuart VK5STU.

Allen will be remembered fondly for his commitment to others by way of mentoring and encouragement, as well as his good nature and positive outlook.

VK5LAM QRT

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 LINK

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/2762468965?pwd=d29zQWFRRWJyc01wd0lyS3B0SGlHUT09

Meeting ID: 276 246 8965

Passcode: NERC

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

 SOCIAL EVENT

FRIDAY 9TH OCTOBER FROM 7 PM ISH AT THE MILITARY VEHICLE MUSEUM 10 STURTON RD EDINBURGH

Tony 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.

Tony (the 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.

Bring spouses, family and friend’s is fine

A short meeting prior to the tour

Hope to see lots of familiar faces and new chums