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Brisbane Amateur Radio Club

VK4BA

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

https://barcvk4ba.com.au/

Introduction

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

The clubhouse and antennas are located opposite the Optus tower and buildings. Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings and if you wish to join the club complete the application and email it to the club treasurer. Our annual fee is $40.00.

For information regarding the club contact the President via email vk4ba@qsl.net

Meetings

Social Meetings are held on the second and fourth Saturday of the month starting at 1:00pm.

Weekly membership meetings are conducted on a Zoom Teleconference each Thursday.

Our business meetings are held quarterly and are gazetted on our club page http://barcvk4ba.com.au/about/ on Thursday night Teleconference meetings.

Club Activities & Events

There are several club nets as follows:

Monday
8AM FM 147.925MHz
7PM DMR TG5
8PM SSB 3.630MHz

Wednesday
8AM FM 147.925MHz
8PM VK4RMC 439.975MHz

Friday
8AM FM 147.925MHz
8PM VK4RMC 439.975MHz

Sunday
8PM FM 53.525

We welcome all amateurs to join any of our nets, just join in and introduce yourself. Nets are a mix of social and technical content. Participation is a great way to learn.

Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) and Jamboree On The Internet (JOTI). BARC proudly assists the scouting movement to understand and enjoy Ham Radio; we enthusiastically encourage youngsters into our hobby via hands-on activities.

Brisbane Amateur Radio Club Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

The club currently does not have an accredited examiner; however we recommend the Radio and Electronics School (https://res.net.au/). They offer a range of training courses and exams for Foundation, Standard and Advanced at very reasonable prices. Several members have successfully obtained their license through RES.

We also have a number of knowledgeable members that can assist with building of understanding of key topics required for the exam as you work through the course material.

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

Courses and Assessment are not currently offered at this time.

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Email :

Club Contact Details

Brisbane Amateur Radio Club
Unit 22/62-66 Rochedale Rd
Rochedale South Qld 4123
https://barcvk4ba.com.au/
Phone : 0416196501
Email :

Committee

President
Michael Lanagan VK4MWL
Phone : 0487 800 878
Email :

Secretary
Lindsay Murphy VK4JP
Phone : 0437217033
Email :

Treasurer
Greg Meyer VK4FGLM
Phone : 0416 196 501
Email :

 

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