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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

http://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.

As AREG is a small group, business meetings are kept a minimum usually about 30min in length, and are usually only held four times a year, unless the need arises.

The club rooms are open on the third Friday of each month. Various activities from show and tell about your current projects, question and answers for people studying towards their Standard or Advance amateur licence's, or as advertised, usually an amateur radio related talk will be given on a subject of interest. 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.

The Fulham Community Centre hall will be open from 19:45 (7:45pm) on the night. General meeting / advertised presentation will usually start at 20:00 (8:00pm), so please don't be late.

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 by 20:00 (8:00pm).

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

Club Activities & Events

The next AREG meeting will be on Friday, the 21 September and will be held at the Reedbeds Community Centre, off Phelps Court Fulham, with the doors opening at 7:45 pm and the presentation starting at 8:00 pm.

When is a knot not a knot?

Well come along to this month's AREG general meeting where Matt, VK5ZM, will explain and demonstrate the art of tying off ropes and cords using bends, hitches and splices.

As amateur radio operators, this is an important skill and knowledge that will allow you to safely tie off ropes and guys so that your antennas and masts do not fall down.

During the evening, there will be an opportunity for hands on exercise in tying ropes, so come along, everyone is most welcome especially visitors.

So come along and meet the AREG members, the invitation is open to everyone to enjoy the evening with like minded and keen amateur radio people.

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 Courses And Assessment Information


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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
http://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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