October 6 Fox Hunt

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Saturday Morning saw a hotly contested fox hunt with 7 members chasing the fox. There were some innovative aerials and attachments to narrow down the direction of the fox. Good work by Phil VK8VWA who managed to find fox for … Continued

Award For Club

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DARC has introduced a new Award for the club. Rowan VK8RD will be the Award manager. To qualify for the award a station needs to contact 5 Darwin Amateur Radio Club members as well as make contact with VK8DA.  

An ARDUINO Iambic Keyer

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An Iambic Keyer for Practice or for Keying an older rig without a built in Keyer. For Christmas I received as a gift a Bencher Morse Paddle but alas…. my paddle skills are lacking. I decided that I would need … Continued

Want to Learn Morse Code?

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It is a bit odd that since the requirement to pass a Morse code test for an amateur advanced licence was removed there seems to have been a resurgence in interest in it’s use. Another odd observation is that for … Continued