Member projects page

We’ve added a Projects page to the website to display some of the homebrew efforts by our members. Our first project is by Steven, VK2STG who describes an Antenna Tuning Unit project he worked on recently. Please visit the Projects page to see how this turned out. We will publish more projects in the coming weeks.  173 total views

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Winter Field Day 2021

The Club held a small field day at Merimbula Beach Carpark on Saturday the 26th of June. Whilst it was a very quiet affair with only a small number of members in attendance it was good to catch up and enjoy some off-grid radio on a lovely day.  161 total views

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ARISS Contact success!!!

The ARISS contact with students from Monaro High School went off without a hitch. It was great to be a part of history for the school and to see the students enjoy a very unique experience in their education. If you want to listen to the contact you can do so by downloading the following MP3 file:  216 total views

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Watch or Listen to the Monaro High School ARISS contact live!!

The Monaro High School contact with astronaut Mark T. Vande Hei on the International Space Station will occur at 7.25 pm on Wednesday the 19th May. You can watch this live via Facebook Livestream by clicking here: Or you can listen to the live audio only by pasting the following link into your web browser: Remember to click

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ARISS Contact date & time confirmed May

Preparations for the Monaro High School contact with the International Space Station are progressing well. Our scheduled contact has now been confirmed for Wednesday the 19th of May at 7.25 pm. The ground station will be NA7V based in Portland, Oregon USA, and our Astronaut will be Mark Vande Hei. Equipment necessary for the contact is being tested and students

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World Amateur Radio Day 2021

World Amateur Radio Day is on Sunday the 17th of April and is an important date for the Amateur Radio community. The following information is an extract from the IARU webpage: Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio

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ARISS event coming to Cooma Monaro High School!

Organisers from ARISS in Australia have advised that an application for a contact session between students from Monaro High School and an astronaut on the International Space Station has been approved. Whilst the specific date is yet to be confirmed, the contact will be made on an evening between the 17th and 23rd of May, 2021. Early planning by Monaro

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New DMR Repeater in Cooma

Brett VK2CBD has modified one of the Club’s Tait UHF Repeaters into a DMR repeater strictly for testing purposes. The repeater will be available for testing on air soon. Keep watching this post for further news.  4,681 total views

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