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Illawarra Amateur Radio Society


P.O. Box 1838
Wollongong NSW 2500


The Illawarra Amateur Radio Society is one of the oldest amateur radio clubs in Australia. The IARS celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2008.
The IARS operates an extensive repeater network covering an area from the Sydney basin down the south coast. For repeater details, please visit our web site.


* The Illawarra Amateur Radio Society meets on the second Tuesday of every month except for January, with the next meeting to be held on the 13th of February. The general meeting start-time is at 7:30pm. The Society�s meetings are normally held at the Coniston Community Hall located in Bridge Street Coniston, however, due to repair work being done to the hall by the Council, the February and March meetings of the Illawarra Amateur Radio Society will instead be held at the North Wollongong Scout Hall. The location of the Scout Hall is on the corner of Virginia Street and Squires Way at North Wollongong, opposite Stuart Park. For more location details, check the IARS website at

The IARS meets at 7:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month (except January). The venue is Coniston Community Hall Bridge Street Coniston. For directions, please visit our web site.

Club Activities & Events

Open to all Members past Members and Partners
Date 16 June 18
Venue - Wollongong Golf Club
Arrive at 12 PM for 12:30 PM start
(Ordering of meals at 12.30pm)

Non Club members need to sign in at the door.

Main meals start at $18 up to $30. Extras are Entrees, Desserts, and All Drinks

Meals and drinks are paid for at the time of ordering, at the counter. No bills!

So tables can be pre-book please contact Keith VK2KQB or Rob VK2XIC who need to know numbers of people definitely attending.

If you just show up, expecting a seat at a table you will just have to take pot luck and may be seated away from the main pre-booked group.

We need confirmation of names and numbers by Wednesday, 6 June 2018, please including partners or family members who will attend.
We need solid numbers to help with the planning of this event.
Email :-
Keith VK2KQB

Illawarra Amateur Radio Society Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

The training mentor,Ted Thrift (VK2ARA) is available on request to set up support programs for any candidates.

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Ted Thrift VK2ARA ( 2-068 )
Phone : (02) 4272 9521
Email :

Club Contact Details

Illawarra Amateur Radio Society
P.O. Box 1838
Wollongong NSW 2500
Phone : 0423230108
Email :


Rob Heyer VK2XIC
Phone : 0423230108
Email :

Keith Bradshaw VK2KQB
Phone : 0400511535
Email :

John Lawer VK2EJL
Phone : (02) 4228 9856
Email :


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