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Darling Downs Radio Club Inc.


P.O. Box 3257


Our Club is one which is charged under the Rules of Association to disseminate knowledge in radio and electronics. We like to encourage inquiries to our hobby, and in our ranks you will find most facets of this hobby expressed. Some of these are modern computer influences in contest logging, vintage radio restoration, antennas, VHF and UHF operation, construction, crystal sets, valve operation and much, much more. If you are interested in it, you will find a kindred spirit in our Club.

You will also find interesting lectures by club members and non club members from time to time, as well as occasional outings to places of interest.


Our Club meets on the second Monday of each month, except for Annual General Meeting on the 4th Monday in July.

Second Monday is a Management Committee Meeting. All are welcome to attend.

It starts at 7:00 pm local time in the Toowoomba Regional Library Meeting Rooms, Level 3, Cnr. Victoria & Herries Street, Toowoomba. A Social or Technical talk starts after at 7:30 pm. Secure undercover parking is available with entrance off Victoria Street.

Everyone, including visitors, are welcome to all meetings.

Club Activities & Events

The Darling Downs Radio Club has 2 regular Nets as follows:

Each Sunday morning at 10:00am there is a 2m net using the Club's call sign, VK4WID, held on the Club's repeater, VK4RDD, on a frequency of 146.750Mhz [negative offset, no tone].

Each Saturday evening at 7:30pm there is an 80m net on 3.650MHz [+ or - QRM] under the Club call sign, VK4WID, and is mostly hosted by Theo, VK4ESK. All are welcome to join in, especially new licencees. We have involvement on a regular basis from amateurs who live as far apart as Ingham in the North to Evans Head in the South.

Darling Downs Radio Club Inc. Meeting Location

Training Courses And Assessment Information

The Club's WIA Assessor contact is the President:
Dougal Johnston VK4EKA


Trial exams are available on the WIA website.

A local AMC Assessor is Steve VK4FI however at this stage it is difficult to arrange exams through the AMC.

Upcoming Courses and Assessments

Generally on request. Formal classroom style training is available if we can muster 3 or more candidates. Currently, COVID-19 restrictions has seen no face-to-face sessions are allowed. The AMC (Australian Maritime College) has on-line assessments available.

Contact the AMC to advise your requirements.

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Dougal Johnston VK4EKA
Phone : 000 000 000
Email :

Club Contact Details

Darling Downs Radio Club Inc.
P.O. Box 3257
Phone : 000 000 000
Email :


Dougal Johnston VK4EKA
Phone : 07 4697 9280
Email :

Theo Moller VK4ESK
Phone : 000 000 000
Email :

Wayne Richter VK4ARW
Phone :
Email :


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