Confirming the presentation.
This Meeting will be held at the City of Whitehorse – Council’s Civic Centre at 397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading (Melway ref: 61 H3). Rooms open from 7:30 pm and the meeting starts at 8:00 pm
The VK3ER Team is off to McLaughlin’s Lookout QF22dm and the VK3KQ Team to Enfield QF12vg, for the JMMFD Field Day.
The Club Rooms at 13A McCubbin St, Burwood, will be open on midday Saturday for members. Weather permitting, Luke VK3UKW intends to setup his portable station in the park. This is an opportunity for members to gain experience in working the contest or simply join in on the fun.
Contest starts at 12.00 pm (local) Saturday 16 March to 12.00pm Sunday 17 March. Members are encouraged to get involved in the JMMFD Field Day and make contact with the many field and home stations on air.
Members are encouraged to get involved in the John Moyle Memorial Field Day and make contact with as many field and home stations as possible.
A good contest logging program to use for the John Moyle Memorial Field Day is VKCL http://www.mnds.com.au/vkcl/ written by club member Mike VK3AVV and used by most of the participants. More details on the John Moyle Memorial Field Day can be found on the WIA website http://www.wia.org.au/members/contests/johnmoyle/
The EMDRC Event
Special Event Callsign
Luke VK3UKW operating the Club’s Station.
The Special Event callsign VI3MARCONI commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the first radio contact between the Marconi station in Wales and with Mr. Ernest Fisk (AWA) Sydney Australia.
VHF-UHF Field Day
Ralph VK3LL takes us through the station setup of the VK3KQ Contest Station. VK3KQ and VK3LL are always coming up with and experimenting with station add-ons like the True North Electronic Compass Controller and the Raspberry Pi Station Controller. Both these add-ons are the creation of Ralph VK3LL and Damian VK3KQ. Video by VK3PZ.
VK3LL operating 2m SSB in the VHF/UHF Field Day Video by VK3PZ.