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Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club


P.O. Box 712
Port Macquarie NSW 2444


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 50th Anniversary in 2021.


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

Informal Coffee Moring at Brooklyn's Burger Bar, Thrumster, at 10 am on the second Thursday of each month.
Visitors Welcome

Club Activities & Events

The next meeting of the Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club will be the March Monthly General Meeting at 2pm on Saturday the 2nd of March 2024 in the SES Building in Central Road Port Macquarie.

The March Coffee Morning will be at Brooklyn's Burger Bar at Thrumster at 10am on Thursday the 14th of March 2024. Informal Coffee Mornings are held on the second Thursday of each month.

The February 2024 Friday Night Get Together will take place at 7 pm on Friday the 16th of February 2024 in the SES Building, Central Road, Port Macquarie.

The ORARC 48th annual Field Day is on Saturday and Sunday the 8th and 9th of June 2024 during the 2024 Kings Birthday Long Weekend. Visitors and members are cordially invited to attend. The venue will be the Wauchope Showground Hall in High Street Wauchope. 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 5 pm on the Saturday night in the Seaview Room at the Port Macquarie Golf Club with a menu to suit all tastes. The Wauchope Showground permits camping and is pet friendly. For two people an RV or caravan is $20 per night and a tent is $10 per night with power and the use of toilets and hot showers. Contact the on-site caretaker 0475 111 074 for bookings.

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. Stations outside the coverage area of the repeater are invited to access the repeater via EchoLink.

Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

All levels of Amateur Radio Training.




Upcoming Courses and Assessments

A Foundation Licence Training weekend is being held in the SES Building in Port Macquarie on Saturday and Sunday the 30th and 31st of July 2022. Assessments for all grades of licence are available on Sunday the 31st of July 2022. Prior bookings are required as papers have to be ordered.

Candidates for all grades of licence should contact Learning Organiser Larry Lindsay VK2CLL as soon as possible. The next Training and Assessment weekend will take place as soon as sufficient candidates have registered. Larry's 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
Phone : 0427 947 921
Email :


Henry Lundell VK2ZHE
Phone : 02 6582 0534
Email :

Henry Lundell VK2ZHE
Phone : 02 6582 0534
Email :

Dennis Meade VK2DAM
Phone : 02 6582 2998
Email :


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