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Brisbane Amateur Radio Club


Unit 22/62-66 Rochedale Rd
Rochedale South Qld 4123


The Brisbane Amateur Radio Club was started in 1977.The club meets at the Rochedale scouts complex 21 Rochedale Road Rochedale.

Opposite the Optus dish and exchange. Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings and if you wish to join the club our Annual fee is $35.00.

For information regarding the club contact the President via email


Social Meetings are held on the 2nd and Fourth Saturday of the month, meetings start at 1300hrs.

We have now substituted Friday night meetings for a Teleconference each Thursday

Our business meetings are held quarterly and are gazetted on our club page on Thursday night Teleconference meetings

Club Activities & Events

There are several club nets, Two on Monday nights commencing at 7pm on DMR Talk Group 5
8pm on HF 3.630MHz SSB

Wednesday & Friday evenings a net is held on Mount Cootha repeater 439.975mhz starting at 8pm

New Sunday Night net on 6m 53.525 we are having some fun getting the right conditions for this net but loving it

We also run a parrot repeater on 145.225MHz and has a recording length of 3 mins, please use for test your equipment and antennas. and be careful as talking too loud will cause over modulation

We also conduct social morning nets on 147.925 Mhz for Monday,Wednesday and Friday starting at 8am.

We welcome all amateurs to join any of our nets, just join in and introduce yourself.

JOTA, BARC proudly assists the scouting movement to understand and enjoy Ham Radios, we enthusiastically encourage youngsters into our hobby via hands on activities

Brisbane Amateur Radio Club Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

The club has currently one new assessor together with an Accredited Learning Facilitator

Our learning Facilitator will help you find the right information and level of exam for you to tackle and get you ready for examination

We currently utilise one on one examinations and information sessions with our assessor on an individual basis

Step one is understanding basic electronics and calculations necessary for the licence e.g. Ohms Law, Power, Capacitance and Induction etc. to understand how radios work, and is a hands on course
This can be done at home with several lessons emailed to members

Step two covers the rest of the Standard licence syllabus

Step Three is ACMA Regulations
check out this link and find regulation exam information

Watch our club calendar on our website

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

contact us directly and we are about one on one assistance to a Radio Licence

For information regarding the club contact the President via email

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Renato VK4TNT, Jan VK4EBA Doug VK4DMB
Phone :
Email :

Club Contact Details

Brisbane Amateur Radio Club
Unit 22/62-66 Rochedale Rd
Rochedale South Qld 4123
Phone : 0416196501
Email :


Les Neilson VK4LEZ
Phone : 0423 452 065
Email :

Norm Bergen
Phone : 0412 680 468
Email :

Greg Meyer VK4FGLM
Phone : 0416 196 501
Email :


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