Ballarat Amateur Radio Group Inc. (BARG) - Hamvention

This years Ballarat Amateur Radio Group Inc. (BARG) Hamvention is being held on Sunday 27 October 2019 At the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club’s Function Room, Rubicon St. Redan, Ballarat.   Want to know more ?

2019 IARU World HF Championship Contest

The 2019 International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) High Frequency (HF) World Championship Contest takes place the second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1200 UTC Sunday (13-14 July 2019).    Want to know more ?

A Sunspot from the Next Solar Cycle

Solar Cycle 25 is coming to life. For the second time this month, a sunspot from the next solar cycle has emerged in the sun’s southern hemisphere.    Want to know more ?

Another New National Record for 122 GHz

John Martin VK3KM - WIA Records Keeper lets us know that Andrew Anderson VK3CV and Noel Higgins VK3NH have set another new national and VK3 record for the 122 GHz band.   Want to know more ?

IARU Region 3 Award – Rules

The Region 3 Directors modified IARU Region 3 award rules, award application form and award designs based on the recommendation by the IARU Region 3 Award Coordinator Gjellani.J.Sutama, YB1GJS. Those are attached to this mail. Award rules and Log sheet are also available in the Standard Document section of the IARU Region 3 website. I hope this is of help to members activities. 73 de Shizuo Endo JE1MUI Secretary, IARU Region 3    Want to know more ?


Flevoland calls on all radio amateurs to make radio connections on the 2 meter band on 20 July. Read on how you can make a positive contribution to this 2 meter propagation experiment. Date: July 20, 2019 Time: 17:00 UTC to 19:00 UTC (19:00 to 21:00 hours local time) Where: 2 meter band with respect to the IARU band plan Mode: All, again with respect to the IARU band plan   Want to know more ?

ACMA proposed changes to licence conditions

The ACMA are proposing changes to the Licence Conditions for radio amateurs including   withdrawal of the 3.6Ghz band   digital modes for foundation licensees   Want to know more ?

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