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Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club

VK2BOR

P.O. Box 712
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

http://www.orarc.org

Introduction

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.

Meetings

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 February Friday night get together will take place at 7pm on Friday the 16th of February 2018 at the SES Building, 13 Central Road, Port Macquarie.

The March Monthly General Meeting will take place at 2pm on Saturday the 3rd of March 2018 at the SES Building, 13 Central Road, Port Macquarie.


The ORARC 43rd annual Field Day will be held on Saturday and Sunday the 9th and 10th of June 2018 during the June 2018 Queen's Birthday Long Weekend. Visitors and members are cordially invited to attend. The venue is has been changed as the Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club Hall is being renovated during June. The new venue is now the Wauchope High School hall in Nelson Street, Wauchope 2446. Nelson Street is at the end of Campbell Street which runs off High Street which is the main street running through the Wauchope CBD. Wauchope is 20 kilometres west from Port Macquarie via the Oxley Highway. Driving time is approximately 20 minutes. 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 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.

Foundation

Standard

Advanced

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
http://www.orarc.org
Phone : 0427 947 921
Email :

Committee

President
Henry Lundell VK2ZHE
Phone : 02 6582 0534
Email :

Secretary
Steve Wynn VK2ZSW
Phone : 02 6585 3327
Email :

Treasurer
Larry Lindsay VK2CLL
Phone : AH 02 6587 1155
Email :

 

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