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Whyalla Amateur Radio Club


c/- 185 Lacey Street
Whyalla Playford South Australia 5600


The Whyalla Amateur Radio Club Inc (W.A.R.C.) - VK5BWR.

The Club provides a meeting place for people who share an interest in Amateur Radio communications and to encourage and help those interested in obtaining an Amateur Radio Operator's Licence.

W.A.R.C. have AMC Exam Service accredited assessors to provide a service for examinations in Whyalla.

W.A.R.C. actively promotes amateur radio.


The club opens at 7:00pm and the meeting starts at about 7.30pm on the last Wednesday of the month in the club rooms of the Steel City Drag Club on McBryde Terrace. Opposite Gebhardt Street.

Anyone with an interest in amateur radio is welcome to come along. You will be more than welcome.

Club Activities & Events

The club also conducts a regular on-air and ZOOM net on the first and third Wednesday of the month. The net starts at 8pm on the Port Pirie VK5RMN 2 meter repeater 146.700MHz

The 2m Net meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month the 3rd Wednesday of the month we meet on ZOOM.

The club also holds a social evening every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 7:00pm at the club rooms. Please feel free to come along.

ZOOM details are available from the secretary.

The purpose of the net is to allow members - local and remote - to contact each other via amateur radio communications from the City of Whyalla and to maintain contact with all possible participants.

Although the net is based in Whyalla, all amateurs are welcome and encouraged to check in and participate.

If you are listening to our net - but we can't hear you due to the conditions or you are only rx and not tx - we encourage and ask you to email us please.

Club members are also active on Amateur Television with evening sessions from 7:00pm local time on 445.500MHz.

Whyalla Amateur Radio Club Meeting Location

Training And Assessment Contact

Club training course coordinator

Phone : TBA
Email :

Club Contact Details

Whyalla Amateur Radio Club
c/- 185 Lacey Street
Whyalla Playford South Australia 5600
Phone : 0408-835-810
Email :


Roger Jordan VK5YYY
Phone :

John Groffen
Phone : 0408-835-810
Email :

Bevan Daniel VK5BD
Phone :


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