Iain VK5ZD and David VK5KK have set the Australian record of 12.8 km on 122 GHz.
2018-12-05 Calling for Volunteers.Graham VK5EU at Two Wells is still in need of assistance in refurbishing parts of his station. His health has improved sufficiently that he can have visitors, and he would like to start off with refurbishing one (or two?) turnstile antennas. We will organize several working bees in the next few weeks.
Coordinators are Paul VK5AOS and Graeme VK5WX vk5wx.qrp @ gmail dot com
We had a visit from VK5BSR Steve (?) at the club on Wednesday night. He has been inactive for 20 + years, and has just rekindled his enthusiasm. He need assistance with taking down a tower and 20m monobander in Elizabeth Downs (?). Welcome back to the hobby, Steve.
2018-12-05 Several members are beginning to accumulate bits for a 24 GHz beacon.
2018-11-27 The Bare Mixer Challenge "VK5 Microwave" is an email group of VK5 amateur operators with an interest in microwaves. It provides an easy mechanism for communicating with other microwave operators in VK5 vk5microwave.net
2018-11-24 Part of the VHF-UHF Field Day more photos
2018-11-24 Spring VHF UHF Field Day, hours 3 to 4. Graeme VK5WX operating position PF86xa west of Ninnes SA. -33.996847 137.938613
Hours 5 to 6. Graeme VK5WX operating position PF96aa east of Ninnes SA. No one to talk to. By this stage, even my xyl wouldn't talk to me. -33.963558 138.050752
Is this the ultimate 5 band portable setup? Iain VK5ZD operating 1296 MHz, 2 GHz, 3 GHz, 5 GHz and 10 GHz. The 1296 antenna is barely visible as a boom sticking out under the top solid dish. There are also 2 metre and 70 cm verticals behind the array.
2018-11-10 The Digital Amateur TV transmitter is up and running and is semi operational.
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|
|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|
|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 club may put up a UHF digipeater in the near future, using a modified Vaisala radiosonde and a receiver.
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
2018-12-05 Wed Monthly business meeting at The Grove Venue, 5 Burdett Street Elizabeth Grove 5112. Doors open at 19:30 for a 20:00 start.
2018-12-07 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-12-12 Wed 2m FM Club Net call-in on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone 20:00.
2018-12-14 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-12-19 Wed Club is in recess - no plans but we might have an informal get together at the club room at 5 Burdett Street Elizabeth Grove if someone turns up with the key
2018-12-21 Fri Club is in recess - no plans possibly 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2018-12-26 Wed Club is in recess - no plans
2019-01-02 Wed Club is in recess - no plans
2019-01-04 Fri Club is in recess - no plans possibly 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-01-09 Wed Club is in recess - no plans possibly 2m FM Club Net call-in on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone 20:00.
2019-01-11 Fri Club is in recess - no plans possibly 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-01-16 Wed Monthly tech night. Subject - Guest speaker: Unknown
2019-01-18 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-01-23 Wed 80 metre Club Net call-in on 3.620 +- QRM 20:00 Liase on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone.
2019-01-25 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-01-30 Wed Fifth Wednesday of the month. ??? Wireless by the waves ??? TBC
2019-02-01 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-02-06 Wed AGM at The Grove Venue, 5 Burdett Street Elizabeth Grove 5112. Doors open at 19:30 for a 20:00 start.
2019-02-08 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-02-13 Wed 2 metre Club Net call-in on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone 20:00.
2019-02-15 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-02-20 Wed Monthly tech night. Subject - Guest speaker: EARC ATV Transmitter Iain VK5ZD
2019-02-22 Fri 144.150 SSB/CW night 20:00
2019-02-24 Sun Possibly antenna test field day with bbq, total fire ban permitting
2019-02-27 Wed 80 metre Club Net call-in on 3.620 +- QRM 20:00 Liase on VK5RLZ 146.625 MHz no tone.
The club will be celebrating its 60 anniversary in 2019. No date or event set yetcontinued
2018 Spring VHF UHF Field Day contest was run on 2018-11-24 01:00 UTC to 2018-11-25 01:00 UTC
2019 Summer VHF UHF Field Day contest 2019-01-12 01:00 UTC to 2019-01-13 01:00 UTCcontinued
Come along to either the first or third Wednesday night at
The Grove Venue, 5 Burdett Street
Elizabeth Grove SA 5112.