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Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club


P.O. Box 712
Port Macquarie NSW 2444


The club aim is to foster the hobby of Amateur Radio and associated electronics.
To encourage persons interested in the scientific development of radio communications and associated electronics.
To provide a centre for people in Amateur Radio and associated electronics where they may receive and give instruction and advice on matters pertaining to Amateur Radio Communications.
To promote and hold either alone or jointly with other associations, Clubs or persons, competitions, trials, exhibitions, seminars and offer, give or contribute towards prizes, medals and awards and promote, give to or suport worthy projects.
To liaise with appropriate Authorities on matters of policy pertaining to Amateur Radio as a hobby.
To pursue such other matters deemed necessary or desirable in bona fide furtherance of the aims and objectives of the club and the interest of its members.
The club was founded at Port Macquarie on Saturday the 2nd of October 1971 and celebrated its 40th Anniversary in 2011.


Club Meetings are held at the SES complex, 13 Central Road, Port Macquarie

Monthly meetings: First Saturday of the Month 2pm

Friday Night gathering: 3rd Friday of the month 7pm

Visitors Welcome

Club Activities & Events

The next Monthly General Meeting will take place at 2pm on Saturday the 2nd of February 2019 at the SES Building, 13 Central Road, Port Macquarie.

The February Friday night get together will take place at 7pm on Friday the 15th of February 2019 at the SES Building, 13 Central Road, Port Macquarie.

The club's annual Antenna Shootout will take place on Sunday the 10th of February 2019 from 9 am onwards at the Tuffins Lane sports fields in Port Macquarie. Facilities will be available to test antennas for 6 metres, 2 metres and 70 cm. There will be bacon and eggs from the barbeque for breakfast for the early arrivals. A sausage sizzle lunch from the barbeque will be provided at 12 noon. Tea, coffee, water and soft drinks will be available all day from the club's Communications Caravan in the carpark.

The ORARC 44th annual Field Day will be held on Saturday and Sunday the 8th and 9th of June 2019 during the June 2018 Queen's Birthday Long Weekend. Visitors and members are cordially invited to attend. The venue will be confirmed shortly. There will be all the usual Field Day attractions with fox hunts both days, disposals; bring your items to sell, no commission charged, barbeque lunch both days with bacon and egg breakfast available on the Sunday morning. Sunday is the trading day. The Field Day dinner is at 6 pm on the Saturday night in the Seaview Room at the Port Macquarie Golf Club with a menu to suit all tastes.

Club nets are conducted at 09:00 hours local on the 146.700 VK2RPM repeater every Sunday morning and every Thursday evening at 19:30 hours local on the 146.700 VK2RPM repeater.
All welcome. Please note that the VK2RPM 146.7 MHz repeater requires a 91.5 Hz CTCSS sub audible tone for access.

Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

All levels of Amateur Radio Training.




Upcoming Courses and Assessments

Classes for the for the Advanced Amateur Radio Licence are currently running each Friday night from 6pm to 9:30pm in the SES Bulding, Central Road, Port Macquarie until the candidates are ready for assessment for the Licence.

A training and assessment weekend will be held for the Foundation Licence in 2017 once sufficient candidates have registered.

Candidates for all grades of licence should contact Learning Organiser Larry Lindsay VK2CLL as soon as possible. His details appear below.

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Larry Lindsay VK2CLL (NA-007)
Phone : AH 02 6587 1155
Email :

Club Contact Details

Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 712
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Phone : 0427 947 921
Email :


Henry Lundell VK2ZHE
Phone : 02 6582 0534
Email :

Henry Lundell VK2ZHE
Phone : 02 6582 0534
Email :

Dennis Meade VK2DAM
Phone : 02 6582 2998
Email :


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