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Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club

VK2BOR

P.O. Box 712
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

http://www.orarc.org

Introduction

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 will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2021.

Meetings

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

Visitors Welcome

Club Activities & Events

The next meeting of the Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club will be the club's Annual General Meeting at 2pm on Saturday the 4th of September 2021. Due to COVID-19 this meeting will be a an online virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams. A link to join the meeting will be emailed to members.

The September Monthly General Meeting has been cancelled.

The August and September 2021 Friday Night Get Togethers have been cancelled.

When face to face meetings are able to resume they will follow the ORARC COVID-19 Safety Plan and will comply with the COVID-19 requirements.

The ORARC 46th annual Field Day planned for Saturday and Sunday the 11th and 12th of June 2022 during the 2022 Queens 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. The Field Day will follow the Field Day COVID-19 plan with Services NSW QR Code check in.

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.

Foundation

Standard

Advanced

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

A training and assessment weekend will be held for the Foundation Licence soon now that the new arrangements for assessments are in place.

Candidates for all grades of licence should contact Learning Organiser Larry Lindsay VK2CLL as soon as possible. His 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
http://www.orarc.org
Phone : 0427 947 921
Email :

Committee

President
Henry Lundell VK2ZHE
Phone : 02 6582 0534
Email :

Secretary
Henry Lundell VK2ZHE
Phone : 02 6582 0534
Email :

Treasurer
Dennis Meade VK2DAM
Phone : 02 6582 2998
Email :

 

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