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atomicNEXT COMMITTEE MEETING  Sunday June 19th   1300 hrs

The meeting is on the 3rd Sunday of the month, to avoid the Queen’s birthday long weekend.   Also WICEN Northern Rivers meeting, arrive 1000 for 1100 start. BBQ lunch (snag and salad, $2 per serve).


See THE BLOG page to find out.

Successful Jackadgery Enduro

WICEN NR provided comms for the inaugural horse endurance ride held in Grange State Forest, north of Jackadgery (west of Grafton). There were 3 checkpoints and base, manned by 9 WICEN personnel. It was a busy time, setting up the portable 2m repeater (VK2REP) and logging 3 different ride circuits with a total of 97 riders (and horses of course). Pic below shows the ride base, looking south from the WICEN area.

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SARC Members prominent in John Moyle results

While it has been some years since SARC  went portable as a club multi-operator station, a number of members have made big efforts as single operators, this year with terrific results, as follows –

VK2JUB Graeme – 1st place, 24 hour portable, single/phone/VHF
VK2FAAD Pat – 1st place, 24 hour portable, single/phone/ all band
VK2ACD Chris – 1st place, 24 hour home, all mode, all band
VK2GDG Glen – 1st place, 24 hour home, phone, all band
and in 24 hour home, phone VHF –
VK2ELH Rob – 1st place
VK2AGC Geoff – 3rd place
VK2BBR Robert – 4th place
VK2WDD Geoff – 5th place
VK2ZDR Dave ‘the Zulu Doctor’ – 6th place



Club member subs were due January 1. The rate is $40 for membership in 2016 ($20 for ‘DX’ members). Download a form for renewal/new membership here.

Please note – if you have not renewed, you are no longer a member and therefore not covered by WIA/club insurance.

For full details of how to pay, go to  here.

Get the 2016 SARC CALENDAR

You can now download the 2016 SARC calendar HERE.   (Includes WICEN NR dates and various ham events).


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