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Fusion Presentation – 1/12/2014

For our upcoming meeting on Monday December 1, Will VK6UU has kindly agreed to bring along his Fusion equipment and give a presentation about the Fusion system. This will be a good opportunity to have a close look at this … Continue reading

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Equipment Check day – Sunday June 23rd – all welcome

WARG will be hosting a “Check your equipment” day at our usual venue, Peter Hughes Scout Communications Centre, on Sunday 23 June 2013, starting at 11am. The purpose of the “Check your equipment” day is an opportunity for Amateurs to … Continue reading

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New DSTAR Repeater in Perth

As there have been ongoing problems with the VK6RWN DSTAR Gateway server, it’s been removed from site and connected at Heath VK6TWO’s QTH for remote maintenance by the DSTAR Guru’s. To assist in getting Perth DSTAR users back ‘online’, Heath … Continue reading

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Pogo-Stick Antenna Working Bee – Saturday 14th July

Saturday morning 14th July will saw a club working bee to manufacture our famous ‘Pogo-Stick’ antennas for sale at the Anual Perth Hamfest. Mass production of all of the ‘parts’ took off quite quickly, however the assembly hit a ‘road … Continue reading

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New Perth Repeater Site – VK6RLM

Negotiations are in place for a new WARG repeater site. Coverage is expected to be the majority of the Perth are. It’s expected that the site will be used for hosting VK6RLM after a long period without a home. Once … Continue reading

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Video Webconferencing Trials

In 2011 Heath VK6TWO started researching the use of ‘WebConferencing’ for use at committee and planning meetings. This was brought on by several key active members often working away from the Perth area which made attending/arranging meetings rather difficult. Given … Continue reading

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WARG Practical and Information sessions – Meetings

WARG is changing the way meetings are run to include more informational/practical sessions. We’re considering bi-monthly General Meetings, where the alternate month will involve informational/practical sessions. We’re also looking at the restructure of formal General Meetings to ‘compress’ the formalities … Continue reading

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Victoria Park 70cm Repeater

The Vic Park 70cm repeater VK6RVP was returned to the Vic Park area in 2011. The repeater is currently only running on a Discone antenna so the repeater range is quite limited. When time/equipment permits, The repeater will have a … Continue reading

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Roleystone Working Bee – 18th Feb 2012

Another productive ~5hr working bee at Roleystone on Feb 18th. Tasks carried out were: New Cavities swept, tuned and tested on 146.700 Old Cavities swept and tuned (then returned to service – new ones will now go to Tic Hill) … Continue reading

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Roleystone – Q1 2012 Working Bee

The Roleystone Repeater site requires another Working Bee to do a bit of a tidy up and make some improvements to the installation. With the installation of 3 new LDF5-50 up the 80m mast, the old rigid line needs to … Continue reading

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