The Main monthly meeting for September will see a talk from Professor Jean Armstrong from monash university on OFDM transmission methods and Lifi Technology to transmit high speed data using light, in turn this will drive the internet of things, creating a truly smart house! a rapidly developing and cutting edge technology! it should be an enlightening evening!
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The club is contemplating holding an Introduction to SOTA summit activation and club BBQ in late September. The plan is to head to a local easy access summit (Mt Donna Buang most likely) and let members activate/experience sota and have a bbq get together, the club will provide the gear and help start you in the sota hobby!. Please email Andrew firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in coming along or for more details.
Club Member Marc VK3OHM will be demonstrating 3d Printing Technology and will have his 3D printer on display to show how this technology is evolving and becoming mainstream. A short intro on the printer Marc uses and what to expect at this youtube video.
With the weather getting warmer and the HF station now fully operational and performing very well, we are planning to open the clubrooms up on the 4th friday night of each month so members can use the facilities, we will run the ATV station and have the audio going as well to interact with stations around Australia watching us live The next 4th Friday is 26th September! everyone welcome!
2014 Oceania DX Contest – SSB October 4th.
The club plans to activate the clubs burwood station for the SSB section of the 2014 Oceania DX Contest, 08:00 UTC Saturday 4 October to 08:00 UTC Sunday 5 October 2014. The aim will be to activate saturday night until people have had enough! we might even test the local pizza shop again! come along on the night play radio! more details as they are planned. Read the contest rules HERE
The club runs both Foundation and Standard/Full License classes on a regular basis. Please email the club if you wish to participate and head over to the courses page or email Contact Keith VK3FT for more details – Learning@emdrc.com.au too see what the club offers!
3.4Ghz and other bands, more information to follow!