All posts for the month June, 2016

Everyone is invited to come and join the members of NERC at the Annual General Meeting being held at the club rooms commencing at 6.30pm with the usual pizza, chicken, salad and dessert.  Elections will be held and you are encouraged to consider a committee position to shape and grow the club in the next 12 months.  Nominations forms are available from the Secretary.  All financial members are also eligible to nominate and vote for office bearers.

The prImage result for ancient egyptesentation for night will be an exciting tour of the sights of Ancient Egypt presented by Les (VK5KLD).  Thanks Les!  73s.


Whilst the WIA Conference was happening on VK9 on the last weekend in May, Stuart (VK5STU) and Nigel (VK5NIG), braved the chill and activated SOTA summit VK5/SE-013) at Mt. Gawler.  Contact was made with Paul (VK9PAS) and a few other EU stations.  Watch the great video posted by Stuart on his YouTube channel and subscribe to watch other great ham radio related videos.

Talk about boat anchors!  A very  informative meeting on restoring old radio and other ham equipment was presented by Rob (VK5RC) and  Phil (VK5SRP).  A couple of radios, and Robs’ pride and joy, a HP frequency counter he had resurrected was on display with some of the great liquids, gells and pastes used to make old gear look pretty swish!  Thanks guys for a most interested meeting.  Phill has heaps of material on his website at if  you want to know more about restoring old radios.


wnuThe Annual General Meeting is quickly approaching and now is the time to consider having a say and setting the direction of the Club for the next 12 months by becoming a committee member.  This a a great way to get involved in your club and everyone will appreciate your efforts.   Nominations will be open soon and nominations forms will be circulated at the leadup meetings or from Secretary Brian (VK5VI).  If you need further information please contact a member of the existing Committee.      Give it some thought as we need you!


Everyone is invited to come and join the members of NERC at this technical meeting. Whether you are new to radio, electronics or merely interested in this meetings presentation you are most welcome to attend.

The presentation for this meeting is:

HF Radio Propagation

Presented by:

Trevor Quick (VK5ATQ)

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Trevor does go portable!

Meetings commence at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start at the Modbury West Community Hall, Capulet Crescent, Modbury.