Wireless Institute of Australia Weekly News broadcast
Every Sunday morning at 09:00 CST the Wireless Institute of Australia weekly news bulletin is broadcast from the club on the following frequencies.
28.537MHz, 14.337 MHz, 10.137MHz, 7.193 MHz and the 146.950 MHz 2 meter repeater
After the broadcast callbacks are taken on each frequency starting on 28.537Mhz and finally on the 2 meter repeater.
Tri band Chirnside yagi
5 band vertical
80m, 40m, 30m dipoles,
Dual band 2m/70cm vertical.
The station PC is a donated 733 Mhz CPU, 192 MB RAM, 7.8 GB HDD, running Windows as the operating system.
The system has been configured to operate the following modes:
If there is any other mode that you would like to see, contact Feedback.
VK8RPD 146.950 MHz
Located on the water tower at Moil. The transmitter / receiver is a Tait T800 with 25 watts output. The antenna is a 6 DB gain dual-band antenna.
VK8RDA 146.900 MHz
Located on the water tower at Palmerston. The transmitter / receiver are Motorola radios with 25 watts. The Antenna is a 3 DB gain dual-band antenna. This currently requires a 123hz tone for access.
VK8RDA 438.275 MHz (Currently Off Air)
Located on the water tower at Moil. This is a Motorola, and the cavities are home-brew. It transmits approx 25 watts. The antenna is a dual-band antenna. It requires 91.5 hz tone.
VK8RWI 146.800 MHz
WICEN VHF - Located on the water tower at Karama. The repeater is a Kenwood TKR-750 outputting 25 watts. The antenna is a dual band vertical with approx 6 Db gain. 123Hz tone access required. IRLP Node6343
VK8RWI 439.975 MHz ( currently off air )
Located on the water tower at Karama. The repeater is a Phillips 815 with 20 watts . The antenna is a dual-band antenna with approx 5 Db gain. An access tone of 123Hz is required.
Club Broadcast liaison and General Use.
VK8VF 28.268 MHz Icom IC-730, 25w and 1/4 wave vertical
VK8VF 50.310 MHz Philips FM828, 10w and Turnstile antenna.
Echolink / IRLP
IRLP is accessed through simplex frequency 146.650
or can be switched on to a repeater as required.
Echolink is OFFLINE.