New Location for Weekly catch up

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Tea, Coffee and maybe even some AR related commentary! 10AM until about 1PM each Thursday morning at the 97.7FM Radio studio (downstairs) located at 44 Dripstone Rd, Casuarina.  (This is to the right of Casuarina Baptist Church) Visitors are very … Continued

DARC and Environmental Sustainability

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Yes, the World Solar Challenge is on once more! And they needed our help. The Cambridge University Eco Racing team required two Raspberry Pi Zeros, but where were they going to find them in Darwin?  Yes, that’s correct, DARC naturally!  … Continued

Bombing of Darwin

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DARC held a field day on 19 February to commemorate the 77th year since the bombing of Darwin Brian VK8BL and his team set up at the Qantas hanger in Philips St, which was bombed in 1942.Contacts were mainly made … Continued

FT4 beta release

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Phil VK8VWA reports that there is a new mode out called FT4. It’s currently beta release. It’s a contesting version of FT8 with a 6 second T/R sequence. It will be interesting to see if it overtakes FT8.   More … Continued

The truth about space junk

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I’m a fan of ‘Conversations’ on ABC, with Richard Fidler (and now also Sarah Kanowski). This week (10th April) Richard’s guest was the a space archaeologist, Dr Alice Gorman. It’s a fasinating conversation with mention of Amateur Radio and the … Continued