AGM 2018

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    The committee for the next 12 months will be: – Chair: VK8BL Brian Bates Vice Chair: VK8BN Gary Gibson Secretary: VK8ZI Paula Chappel Treasurer: VK8RW Ray West Public Officer: VK8VWA Phil Brennan Station Manager: VK8RR Richie Chappel, Committee: … Continued

Australian Ham Radio equipment suppliers

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Most of us are aware of Strictly Ham http://www.strictlyham.com.au/ As well as Andrews Communications http://www.andrewscom.com.au/amateur-radio  and TET-EMTRON http://www.tetemtron.com.au/ But you May not be aware of TTS Systems http://www.ttssystems.com.au/products/ A company run by Dave VK3JKY and Claureen  VK3KMB they seem to … Continued

80 Meter Shortened Dipole Antenna

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With the sunspot activity declining and all indications suggesting activity will continue to be low for the next few years it appears the best HF frequency for Local NT coverage will be 80 Meters. Many of us on suburban blocks … Continued

Alinco Power Supply

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  The Alinco power supply for amateur radio has been around for a while but this latest model has some extra features. All switch mode power supplies or their harmonics can interfere with some of our bands. It appears to … Continued