Next AREG meeting: Friday 18th November – Amateur Radio Satellites

The next AREG meeting is this coming Friday, November the 18th at the Fulham Community Centre – Phelps Court, Fulham.

Our guest speaker for the evening is Adam, VK2YK/VK5GA who will give be giving us a talk on working Amateur Radio Satellites. Adam will describe what’s involved, what radio equipment needed, and how beginners can get on the air make their first contact via the satellites above VK.

Doors open at 7.15pm and the presentation kicks off at 7.45. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you’ve never come along to one of our meetings, we’d love to see you there, all guests are welcome. For our remote members, the meeting will be broadcast via Zoom!

Concluding Adam’s talk, we’ll all be given an opportunity to have an eyeball QSO among ourselves whilst enjoying a tea or coffee and a biscuit.

We look forward to seeing you there.

November FOXHUNT – This Friday 6.30pm

The next monthly AREG Foxhunt will be run this coming Friday starting 6.30pm from the Adelaide Aquatic Centre car park. Hunts will run on 2m and 70cm.

Liaison will be on the Summertown 70cm repeater which operates on 439.900 (-5MHz) 91.5CTCSS.

The event is open to anyone with radio direction finding equipment and will span most of the Adelaide metropolitan area. We would love to see you there!

Next Fox Hunt: Friday June 24

This Friday night, being the second Friday of the month, would have usually seen our monthly fox hunt being held, however many AREG members and friends are off to the South Australian Riverland this weekend to provide communications assistance in the annual River Paddling Marathon, therefore our June fox hunt has been pushed back to Friday the 24th of June.

As usual, the hunt commences at 6:30pm from the car park at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre, with hunters meeting around 15 minutes prior.

All of our fox hunts are open to all to join us, you do not need to be a member of AREG to join in on the fun.

We look forward to seeing you on the night.

May Fox Hunt: This Friday Night!

The next monthly AREG fox-hunt is scheduled for this coming Friday night, the 13th of May, with hunters meeting from 6:15pm at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre car park.

This hunt will again see our usual two 2m (145.3 MHz, 144.390 MHz) and as well as our 70cm foxes (439.4 MHz) deployed somewhere within the Adelaide metropolitan area. The hunt kicks off with the transmitters being activated at 6.30pm.

Liaison will be via the Summertown (VK5RSB) UHF Repeater on 439.900MHz (-5MHz Input with 91.5Hz CTCSS).

As usual, everyone is welcome to join in on the fun, you don’t need to be a member of AREG to participate. We hope you can make it!

March Fox Hunt – This Friday Night

The next monthly AREG foxhunt is scheduled for this coming Friday night, the 11th of March, with hunters meeting from 6.15pm at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre car park.

This hunt will again see our usual two 2m and as well as our 70cm foxes deployed somewhere within the Adelaide metropolitan area. The hunt kicks off with the transmitters being activated at 6.30pm.

Liaison will be via the Summertown UHF Repeater on 439.900MHz (-5MHz Input with 91.5Hz CTCSS).

Last month saw our little 2m fox hidden behind some bark in a tree at Gepps Cross, as captured in the video above.

As usual, everyone is welcome to join in on the fun, members and non-members. We usually meet at the southern end of the car park.

Hope to see you on the night!

Next Fox Hunt: This Friday Night!

The next monthly AREG foxhunt is scheduled for this coming Friday night, the 11th of February, with hunters meeting from 6.15pm at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre car park.

This hunt will again see our usual two 2m and as well as our 70cm foxes deployed somewhere within the Adelaide metropolitan area. The hunt kicks off with the transmitters being activated at 6.30pm.

Liaison will be via the Summertown UHF Repeater on 439.900MHz (-5MHz Input with 91.5Hz CTCSS).

With only two months of daylight savings left, this is a great opportunuty to hunt our foxes while there is still plenty of daylight.

As usual, everyone is welcome to join in on the fun, members and non-members. We usually meet at the southern end of the car park.

Hope to see you on the night!

AREG member Louis VK5FLY finds the 70cm fox stuck to the back of this street sign in the Adelaide parklands.

 

 

Next Fox Hunt – Tomorrow Night!

AREG had hoped to hold a combined foot based hunt and picnic in a park for our January hunt however due to the current COVID saga in Adelaide, the committee has decided not to proceed with this, so we have decided to hold our usual car hunt instead – apologies for the late notice.

The hunt will commence from the usual meeting place at the southern end of the car park at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre. Hunters usually meet from 6.15pm and the hunt begins at 6.30pm.

Liaison will be via the Summertown UHF Repeater on 439.900MHz (-5MHz Input with 91.5Hz CTCSS).

As usual, everyone is welcome to join in on the fun, you don’t need to be a member of AREG to participate. We hope you can make it!