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Amateur Radio Experimenters Group

VK5ARG

P.O. Box 921 MODBURY S.A. 5092
Club rooms, Phelps Court, Fulham South Australia 5024

https://www.areg.org.au/

Introduction

The Amateur Radio Experimenters Group was formed in July 1998. The members of the Club come from all walks of life and even includes some people who don't work in the electronics industry.

AREG has a practical focus. Members have a strong interest in the technical aspect of our hobby and this is reflected in some of our activities, such as fox hunting ballons, putting together the local D-Star repeater system, playing with software defined radios and assisting other VK5 groups with technical support when requested.

We have built and maintain three of Adelaide's premiere repeaters VK5RWN (D-STAR), VK5RSA (438.025) and VK5RSB (439.900),(53.750) and (1273.500), with 439.900 being connected to the internet via IRLP (node 6214) and occasionally Echolink to provide a worldwide FM quality service.

AREG is also the VK5 custodian of the VK5RWN D-Star repeater system.

If you are interested in becoming a member of an active practical club, come along to our next meeting, there is always lots to do and learn at AREG!

Have a look at our Web pages at www.areg.org.au

Meetings

AREG General meetings are the third Friday in each month, except on rare occasions, refer to the calander on our web page for details.

Location:

The meetings are generally held at The Fulham Community Centre hall, Phelps Court, Fulham S.A.

AREG requests that members and guests please attend the venue for a prompt meeting start at 19:45 (7:45pm).

Club room doors are now open at 19:15 (7:15pm)

Parking is usually not a problem, as the Community Centre hall has plenty of car parks.

Evenings program:

AREG has implemented a new meeting structure in 2019 with the club room doors opening at 19:15 hours local, (7:15pm). A short business meeting commences at 1945 hours sharp (7:45pm) and is no longer than 15 to 20 odd minutes.

A very short break so as attendees may avail themselves of a coffee or tea drink prior to the next activity.

The evenings talk/presentation/activity commences at 2015 hours local (8:15pm)

This is then followed by a light supper of coffee, tea and cake where everyone may mingle and discuss the topics of the day.

AREG would like to welcome any one that is interested to come along and find out just what we are about, so consider this to be your invitation to find our more about AREG, your ham radio club in the Western suburbs with members from the greater Adelaide area.

Club Activities & Events

Well another new year has begun where we can explore exciting new projects, participate in upcoming contests and make those DX contacts that you are still looking for to add to your Club Log scores.

The next meeting of the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group will be held this coming Friday, January the 17th. The club room doors will be open for members and visitors at 7.15pm.

The entertainment for this evening will be,

Lightning Talks, tell us what you did over the summer.

The format is, you have five minutes to give a summary of your summer activities within your interests in ham radio or related activities.

So members, put together a couple of dot points and update the audience of your exploits within the fields of your interests.

So come along this Friday evening, everyone is invited, to hear what AREG members have been working on and join into the social side of the evening over a coffee or tea and cake.

Further information may be found on the AREG web pages at www.areg.org.au .

73 from Ben, VK5BB, for the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group.


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Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Christopher Platt VK5CP (5-010)
Phone : AH 08 8294 0774
Email :

Club Contact Details

Amateur Radio Experimenters Group
P.O. Box 921 MODBURY S.A. 5092
Club rooms, Phelps Court, Fulham South Australia 5024
https://www.areg.org.au/
Phone : 0416 578 719
Email :

Committee

President
Matt Cook VK5ZM
Phone : 0487 653 245
Email :

Secretary
Mark Jessop
Phone : 0407 302 353
Email :

Treasurer
Grant Willis VK5GR
Phone : 0418809048
Email :

 

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