Activities

The Society has an lively program of activities. These include monthly club meetings, social nights, radio club nets and technical classes for those wishing to further their proficiency in all things radio, electronics or related interests.

Club Meetings

Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of the month, commencing at 7.30pm, at the REDLAND SES facility, 47 Wellington Street Cleveland. Feel free to call in via the VHF Repeater VK4RBS on 146.875 MHz if needed.

Club Coffee Meets

A Morning Coffee Meet is held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Redlands Sporting Club in Anson Road, Wellington Point Qld 4160.  These coffee meets start at 10:00 AM and are often attended by twenty or more members.

Club Nets

  • VHF Net : 146.875 MHz (VK4RBS Repeater at Alexandra Hills) Monday evenings at 7:30 pm local time, usually run by Peter (VK4VY) with the club callsign VK4BAR
  • HF Net : 3.570 MHz LSB SSB Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm local time, usually run by Bob (VK4DXX) with the club callsign VK4BAR

Other Nets (not club organised) –

  • Informal Net : 439.725 (VK4RBS Repeater at Alexandra Hills) at 6:30AM Mon-Sat usually run by George VK4AHG

Amateur Radio Examinations

The Society conducts classes and mentoring programs for new members to gain their radio licence and to upgrade their current licence. An in-house examiner conducts necessary Amateur Radio Examinations. See the Licencing section of the website for more information.