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Bendigo Amateur Radio And Electronics Club Inc.


PO Box 2058, Bendigo Delivery Centre
Bendigo Victoria 3550


This long established club which began as the Midland Zone of WIA, Victorian Division, serves the Bendigo/Castlemaine area of Central Victoria. It is an active club that promotes the hobby of amateur radio locally and provides training and assistance for anyone interested in qualifying as a radio amateur


General Meetings
The Club meetings will be held at:-
Bendigo East Hall
35 Lansell St, East Bendigo VIC 3550
@ 7.30pm on the 3rd Friday of each month except December.
3 meetings a year are held in the Castlemaine scout hall, Contact for dates
Both members & visitors are welcome.
As soon as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted

Club Activities & Events

* Monthly meetings- with technical discussions.
At the moment BAREC are looking at on line club meetings.
* Maintains the VK3RCA repeater (see club website for details of other area repeaters).
* Workshops and technical demonstrations.
* The club rooms will be open each Wednesday from 10am to 1pm
* Morning Coffee get together in Castlemaine, last Sunday of the month.
* Electronic workshops for Children.
Again as soon as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, activities will resume.

Club On-air Nets:
* 80m - 3.655MHz, LSB +/- Thursday evenings at 8pm local time. May change to 8.30pm local time during daylight saving.

* 2m - VK3RCV repeater 147.150MHz FM Tuesday evenings at 8pm local time. Time does not change for daylight saving.

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Bendigo Amateur Radio And Electronics Club Inc. Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

The Club actively promotes entry to the ranks of amateur radio operators and provides a comprehensive training package to assist future candidates.

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

Once COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, more information will be posted.

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Mike Tobin VK3AHA 3-091
Phone : 03 5447-9359
Email :

Club Contact Details

Bendigo Amateur Radio And Electronics Club Inc.
PO Box 2058, Bendigo Delivery Centre
Bendigo Victoria 3550
Phone : 0416-247-740
Email :


Neil Patten VK3ZVX
Phone : 0466-424-184
Email :

Heidi Tobin VK3FHID
Phone : 03 5447-9359
Email :

Phillip Rice VK3BHR
Phone : Phillip Rice VK3BHR
Email :


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