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Westlakes Amateur Radio Club

VK2ATZ. VK2RTZ Repeaters

P.O. Box 5
Boolaroo NSW 2284

http://www.westlakesarc.org.au

Introduction

Westlakes Amateur Radio Club Inc was formed in 1964 from the Booragul High School radio club by Keith Howard VK2AKX. The club had numerous homes till 1974 when we were granted a parcel of land at Teralba and premises and towers etc were erected and still serve the club today.
The Club is located in York Street Teralba, about 15 Kilometres south west of Newcastle. A fully equipped radio shack, Classroom, Library, Canteen and activity room are provided and the club is also home to the WIA QSL Bureau.
Please call in when you are in the area. Tea and coffee are always on.

Meetings

The Club is open every Saturday from 11:30 am and Tuesday nights from 6:00 pm.

The monthly general meeting is held on the second Saturday of each month at 13:30 hrs followed by afternoon tea.
A bi-monthly lecture,covering various themes and items is held in the Library at 13:30 hrs and presented by people knowledgable in their field.

Club Activities & Events

Our Field Day is held in September every year with Amateur Radio vendors, Boot sales and an Auction of preloved gear. Various gate prizes are offered and of course the 'Famous' Westlakes BBQ is in full swing.

A regular imformation Net is held every Saturday morning at 08:00 hrs on 146.775 MHz to advise of happenings at the club that afternoon and through out the following week. All are invited to call in.

Sunday see's the club's regular news session at 09:00 hrs on 146.775 MHz which is then followed by the VK1WIA News cast at 09:30 hrs. The WIA news is repeated at 19:30 hrs and the morning broadcast is generally relayed on 3.565 MHz.

Westlakes Amateur Radio Club Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

Foundation classes and assessments are held when required as are upgrade classes and assessments.

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

Westlakes can provide all levels of assessments. The Club rooms are located in York St, Teralba 2284.

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

John Saunders VK2EV
Phone : 02 49060456 24hrs
Email :

Club Contact Details

Westlakes Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 5
Boolaroo NSW 2284
http://www.westlakesarc.org.au
Phone : 02 49060456
Email :

Committee

President
Barry Finlay VK2FIN
Phone : 02 49060456 24hrs
Email :

Secretary
Jeff Green VK2MCD
Phone : 02 49060456 24hrs
Email :

Treasurer
Lloyd Jennings VK2XAA
Phone : 02 49060456 24hrs
Email :

 

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