Last Sunday's MAD Day (Microwave Activity Day) was a resounding success.
Keith VK5OQ has suggested the club submit an article to AR Magazine. The closing date for the Nov-Dec issue is soon (this week ?) so could those who took photos please organize them for Keith, and write up a short segment about what worked, what didn't work and why, and how much FUN you had, especially if you were hailed upon. We have our regular Wednesday club meeting this Wednesday on 2018-10-17 at 7:30, so that would be a good time to consolidate the event.Photos 2018
The club has decided to begin building a Digital Amateur TV transmitter and site it at Ye Old Elizabeth Water Tower.
The frequency is 445.5 MHz and this can be found on almost all modern TV's. Testing has begun in Elizabeth from one of continue
The Elizabeth Amateur Radio Club maintains and operates a number of repeaters, beacons and other gateways for both voice and data on a wide range of amateur bands in the Northern suburbs.
|Band||6 mtr||2 mtr||70 cm||70 cm|
|Covers||Adl North||Adl North||Adl North||Adl Plains|
|Timeout||5 min||4 min||3 min||5 min|
|Located||Water Tower||Water Tower||Water Tower||Lower Light|
|Band||10 m||23 cm||13 cm||9 cm|
|Opr ?||Yes||Next week||Next week||Next week|
|Loc'n||Water Tower||Water Tower||Water Tower||Water Tower|
|ERP||38dBm||29 dBm||30 dBm||36 dBm|
|HASL||90 m||90 m||90 m||90 m|
|Band||6 cm||3 cm||1.25 cm|
|Opr ?||Next week||Next week||No|
|Loc'n||Water Tower||Water Tower||Water Tower|
|ERP||33 dBm||27 dBm|
|HASL||90 m||90 m||90 m|
The Elizabeth Amateur Radio Club operates an APRS digipeater on 145.175 MHz
The Elizabeth Amateur Radio Club members are a diverse bunch of Amateur Radio operators based around the city of Elizabeth, north of Adelaide, South Australia.
Our members have various interests.
Our clubroom is at “The Grove Venue,” 5 Burdett Street, Elizabeth Grove, 5112.
Postal Address is PO Box 8 Elizabeth 5112 SA
The current excitement is around 3 GHz using old patch panels obtained from the Geelong Amateur Radio Club and on 1296 MHz using transverters.
Other microwave activity revolves around contests, particularly the VHF-UHF Field Days, where our club members have been particularly successful.
The club is also a member of the Wireless Institute of Australia
Calling for Volunteers.
Graham VK5EU at Two Wells is still in need of assistance in refurbishing parts of his station.
We will organise several working bees in the next few weeks.
Coordinators are Paul VK5AOS and Graeme VK5WX vk5wx.qrp @ gmail dot com Set for…. no current plans
2018-10-03 Wed Monthly business meeting at The Grove Venue, 5 Burdett Street Elizabeth Grove 5112. Doors open at 19:30 for a 20:00 start.
2018-10-05 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-10-10 Wed 2 metre Club Net call-in on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone 20:00.
2018-10-12 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-10-17 Wed Monthly tech night. Subject - Guest speaker: optical – Iain VK5XD and Tim VK5XT
2018-10-19 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-10-24 Wed 80 metre Club Net call-in on 3.620 +- QRM 20:00 Liase on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone.
2018-10-26 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-10-31 Wed 5th Wednesday of the month Rose and Crown 6 pm.
2018-11-02 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-11-07 Wed Monthly business meeting at The Grove Venue, 5 Burdett Street Elizabeth Grove 5112. Doors open at 19:30 for a 20:00 start.
2018-11-09 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-11-14 Wed 2 metre Club Net call-in on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone 20:00.
2018-11-16 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-11-21 Wed Monthly tech night. Subject - Guest speaker: Test Equipment operation
2018-11-23 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-11-28 Wed 80 metre Club Net call-in on 3.620 +- QRM 20:00 Liase on VK5RLZ 146.625
2018-07-25: A suggestion was made at the July 2018 Tech night to have a club project of a GPSDO (GPS Disciplined Oscillator) based on a project that David VK5KK has working. It has a GPS, a 10 MHz disciplined oscillator and a processor of some sort with a LCD display. It shows time and date, (could this be rearranged to be date and time in 2018-07-25 13:14:15 format?). This function alone would be really great for contesting, to know ZULU time and your location, possibly with Grid Squares as well as Latitude and Longitude.
2018-07-25: From VK5WX Graeme: For some time, I have had the idea to remotely control a radio in the car with a control box that could be fitted into a standard DIN format car console slot. My idea is to have the essential things like off-on, volume, mute, frequency display, mode select (USB, LSB, CW, AM, FM etc) mike input, speaker and or earphones output, separate PTT, CW key input (with Iambic keyer built in) these would be great for portable – contesting operation … the list goes on.continued
Come along to either the first or third Wednesday night at
The Grove Venue, 5 Burdett Street
Elizabeth Grove SA 5112.