Ham radio assists in sea rescue

posted in: Event | 0

A sea rescue Amateur Radio Emergency Communications In July 2012 Mike Hall VK8MH took part in the Sail Timor Leste boat rally on board his highly modified Triton 24 Colleen, along with his crew, brothers Gary and Geoff and his … Continued

Bombing of Darwin Warning Message

posted in: Projects | 0

  After an obsessive effort by myself VK8BN  and Paula Chappel VK8ZI to find out the facts surrounding the radio call from Father McGrath on Bathurst Island warning of the approaching Japanese bombers prior to the Bombing of Darwin. We … Continued

The Carrington Event

posted in: Info | 0

At 11:18 am on September 1st 1859 the English astronomer Richard Carrington in his observatory was recording sunspots on an image of the sun projected through his telescope onto a screen. Carrington in his report noted “Two patches of intensely … Continued

Notice of Annual General Meeting

posted in: Info | 0

Members,   The 2017 DARC AGM will be held on Wednesday 1st March 2017 at the Knuckey Lagoons Recreation Reserve commencing at 1900Hrs   Attached is the formal notice of the meeting (as required by the DARC Constitution) with Proxy … Continued