Meeting at Woodend RSL, 10am Saturday 17th September 2022

Hi Everybody, This Saturday is the next club get together. Time: 1000 HrsVenue: Woodend RSL. Guest speaker this month is club member Graeme VK3CDO.Graeme used to be involved in cave exploration and has prepared an illustrated talk about his exploits. After the meeting some members have lunch at one of the local cafes. Regards,Graeme VK3NE,Secretary, MRARC. PS: Please don't park ...
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Coffee morning 7th Sept 2022 at Bullengarook

Hi Everyone, The Wednesday coffee morning is this Wednesday. There will be an alternate venue this month. We will meet at the Bullengarook CFA station in Bullengarook. To get there travel past the Gisborne CFA heading west and continue for 7 KM.The Bullengarook station is the first building on the left in Bullengarook just past the 80k sign. Time: 10am. We will return to Gisborne f...
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Coffee Morning, 7 Sept 2022 – Different venue

Hi All, The Gisborne CFA have the opportunity to accept a booking for 2 days next week. They have offered the Bullengarook CFA meeting room as an alternative. I have accepted this offer, subject to confirmation, on the clubs behalf and will confirm it if the committee is in favour of the change. Bullengarook fire station is 7 KM from the Gisborne station along the Bacchus Marsh Road. ...
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Radio exercise this Sunday

Hi to all central Victorian based radio amateurs (and all others who may be taking an interest in our setting up of a “Radio Watch” in our shire).Our Castlemaine coffee morning will take place as usual on the last Sunday of the month - 28 August 2022. Then, from 2 pm to 4 pm, we will have an “activity day” which is a radio event where the object is to contact as many other radio stations as po...
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Coffee Morning & Net 3-Aug-22

Hi Everyone, Here some entries for your diaries: Wednesday 3 Aug 22.Coffee morning. 1000 hrs at the Gisborne CFA.VHF Net, 2000hrs on VK3RMMHF Net, 2030 hrs on 80M, 3.685Mhz. Saturday 20 Aug 22.The club AGM is this month. There will be a light luncheon provided after the meeting. Graeme will put out the official notice for the meeting soon. Regards,Graeme VK3NE.
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16th July Meeting – Starlink

Richard VK3JFK gave a practical demonstration of Starlink. Richard VK3JFK Richard said he is an early adopter of technology. He had NBN fibre to node, with rain for six months he had major disruptions. During lockdown this had a major impact on his daily Zoom meetings. Richard bought along his version 1 (round dish) and placed it on the ground behind the RSL. Members inspected the...
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Gisborne coffee meeting

A coffee morning is held on the 1st Wednesday of every month. Venue : Gisborne CFA meeting room.Time : 1000 Hrs. In the event CFA facilities are unavailable, will make other arrangements on the morning.  All invited. The meeting on 6-July-2022 was well attended and an entertaining conversation was conducted. A terrific turnout at the CFA
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Monthly meeting well attended

The Saturday 18 June monthly club meeting was most entertaining. Club member Graeme VK3CDO has had a problem with Indian Myna Birds. He explained how he traps them using clever wire cage traps. Peter, VK3TPM, brought along the QRP-Labs QDX transceiver and demonstrated a little reception in the room (but no one heard the transmission). A topic which came up on the net this week wa...
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