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Friday Night Net Controller Wanted
Who wants to have a crack at running the Friday night net? No experience necessary. Just turn up at 8:00 pm on a Friday night, take up the club callsign and call for participants. Run it your way. Pick a theme, run a quiz or whatever you want. You’re just there to control the flow. Not available every Friday night? No worries. Just arrange for someone else to stand in when you’re absent. Turn up on the Friday night net and give it a go.
ACMA RELEASES DRAFT SPECTRUM PLAN – 5MHZ ONE STEP CLOSER
The ACMA has released a draft radio frequency spectrum plan for comment. Included in the changes is an amateur allocation in the 60m band, from 5351.5 to 5366.5 KHz, with a maximum of 15W EIRP. Go here to see the documents and how to submit a comment.
SARC clubrooms open
The clubrooms at Richmond Hill are now open for meetings and informal Sunday gatherings. The key issue will be to stay safe and keep others safe.
Our members include many who are in the older vulnerable age groups and may have existing health conditions.
Even if you still feel ‘bullet proof’ please consider other members and those they come in contact with. We don’t want to be part of a string of contacts that leads to tragedy.
If you’re unwell or may have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 then STAY AWAY.
Numbers at the clubroom will be limited to ten in the main room plus one in each of the Radio room, Office and Kitchen at any time. Please keep 1.5 metres from everyone else as far as practical.
There will be hand sanitiser available. Use it on arrival, before and after touching anything anything else and on departure.
SARC Education preparing for November restart
The AMC has announced that they will be releasing guidelines to conduct face to face
examinations shortly. That’s enough good news for SARC Education to prepare for a Foundation
course and an Advanced course in November. The Foundation course will be held on 07&08
November as listed in the current SARC 2020 calendar. The Advanced course will be held 09 to 13
November; a week later than listed due to the timing of other events
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