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Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club

VK3BEZ

PO Box 134
Morwell Vic 3840

http://www.vk3bez.org/

Introduction

VK3BEZ is the licensed club call sign for the Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club Inc. Established in May 1938, the club has provided many years of service to the Amateur Radio Community locally and throughout Australia.

Of recent times, the Club is best known for its annual GippsTech technical conference, held in early July.

Meetings

The Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club meets on the 1st Thursday of every month (except in January) at 1930 hrs at its new venue located - the Youth Room, 39-49 Well Street, Morwell, Vic. Informal meetings usually occur on Thursday evening between the monthly meetings.

For further information on the location of the club rooms or club activities, it can be obtained by calling VK3BEZ on VK3RLV (146.800 MHz) on the 1st Thursday of each month or by sending an email to vk3bez@vk3bez.org

Club Activities & Events

Each Sunday evening at 2000 hrs local time, a 2 metre net is conducted on VK3RLV (146.8 MHz) which is located on Mt Tassie, south of Traralgon. The net is open to all Club members and anyone else who would like to check in. The net controller duty rotates around a number of Club members from week to week.

The members of the club have a diverse interest in the many different modes within Amateur Radio and these are,

* HF Radio operation on all bands from 1.8 MHz thru to 30 MHz & 50 MHz
* VHF & UHF operation on SSB and Digital Modes, Aircraft enhancement & EME modes, also FM voice
* SHF operation on 1296 MHz, 2400 MHz, 3500 MHz, 5700 MHz, 10 GHz, 24 GHz
* APRS (Automatic Position Reckoning System)
* Amateur Satellite Operation
* Home Brew manufacture of equipment
* WICEN operation (Wireless Institute Civil Emergency Network)
* EchoLink (There is currently an EchoLink node operational in Traralgon. The Node number is 326982, Callsign is VK3BBB-L & is operational 24/7 on 439.175 MHz)
* There is currently a D-STAR hot spot operational in Traralgon running on 145.1375 MHz running 10 W to 3 dB omni antenna.
* We run a D-STAR repeater VK3RTY on 439.9875 MHz (-5.0 MHz offset)

The club runs several repeaters (VK3RLV, VK3RGU, VK3RWG, VK3RWD) and beacons (VK3RGI on 2 m, 70 cm, 23 cm, 13 cm, 9 cm, 6 cm & 3 cm).

Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

Training courses are run as required. Similarly, Assessment events are organised on an as-required basis.

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

The date of the next assessment event has not been determined. Contact us to advise your interest...

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Peter Freeman VK3PF (3-007)
Phone : 0427388044
Email :

Club Contact Details

Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club
PO Box 134
Morwell Vic 3840
http://www.vk3bez.org/
Phone : 0413456766
Email :

Committee

President
Ralph Edgar VK3WRE
Email :

Secretary
Michael Binz VK3ALZ
Phone : 0413456766
Email :

Treasurer
Damien Wright VK3CT
Email :

 

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