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Working Bees

Site visit to Kellerberrin VK6RKN

Monday April 18th happened to be World Amateur Radio Day – and a group of WARG members decided to celebrate the day by travelling to Kellerberrin, about 200km east of Perth, for a day’s work on the VK6RKN repeater site. … Continue reading

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Working Bee – VK6RTH (Tic Hill) 15-05-2015

Working Bee – VK6RTH – 15-05-2015. A short notice to members just reminding all that a working bee has been scheduled for Tic Hill, by Site Manager Bob VK6POP. The Bee is scheduled for Friday May 15th 2015, Meeting is … Continue reading

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Working Bee – VK6RCT 28/9/14

After some time off the air, sitting in silence, it is now time to continue the work at VK6RCT to re-instate the repeater, give the site a spring clean and overhaul in time for the summer months. The proposed date … Continue reading

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VK6RTH – Tic Hill – Site Working Bee – Wed 11th July

A successful working bee at Tic Hill was carried out on 11th July. Work carried out consisted of: APRS antenna stand-off replacement (to keep antenna vertical) INOX placed in batteries and placed on high charge (via 2KW petrol Generator) Reconnection … 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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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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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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VK6RBN Busselton Repeater – Working Bee

Jan 2012 has already seen a visit to Busselton VK6RBN site by Anthony VK6AXB and Phil VK6SO. The DC Distribution system has had an overdue upgrade/replacement. Fire protection of surrounding foulage got a bit of a cleanup but ther’s more … 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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Warradarge – New site for coverage to Geraldton

In November, Martin VK6ZMS, Heath VK6TWO and Monique VK6FMON traveled to a potential new site in Warradarge to assess the suitability for extending 2m Voice and APRS coverage up to Geraldton. Warradarge is aproximately 260km north of Perth along the … Continue reading

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