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Bulletins (Sundays)(145.625 West Rand repeater)

  • 11h15 Start of call in of stations.
  • 11h30 Main bulletin start.

 Frequencies

  • 145.625 MHz (West Rand 2m Repeater) – Coverage Map
  • Input: 145.025 MHz 12.5 kHz channel spacing)
  • Relay of Bulletin on 7.140 MHz   
  •  439.000MHz (West Rand 70 cm Repeater)
  • Input: 431.4MHz 25kHz channel spacing.
  • 7.6MHz split – (linked to the 2 meter repeater on occasion)

 The  QRP, Digital, Field Day & Top Band Contests are now hosted by the Club 

 

 

AGM Notices

The Proxy / Committee nomination form is available for download here

Club Memorabilia

To order any Club memorabilia please send an email to zs6wr.club@gmail.com stating your requirements or use the form at the bottom of the page. Please pay via EFT into the Clubs bank account. Cash will only be accepted at the Club. Please do not deposit cash into the Bank account.

Radio Amateur Exam

Would you like to become a radio amateur? the West Rand Amateur Radio club is offering a programme to assist interested individuals, to obtain a Radio Amateur Licence enabling them to join the worldwide family of “Radio Hams“. To operate a radio transceiver, on approved bands, radio amateurs need to write an ICASA statutory exam which covers the basic theory associated with Radio and Propagation of Radio Waves, the Regulations and Operating Practice pertaining to this. The Radio Amateur’s Examinations are conducted twice annually, in May (1st Semester) and October (2nd Semester). 

The West Rand Amateur Radio Club programme commences on Tuesday 26th June 2018 with an introduction to the hobby, and registration process for those who decide to participate. Classes will be held weekly, on Tuesday evenings commencing at 18:30 hrs, with additional classes for those requiring further assistance. Classes and various activities will continue right through to the examination date in October 2018. On confirmation of passing the ICASA exam, candidates will receive their Call Sign, used for worldwide communication, opening a new, stimulating and rewarding chapter in their lives. 

For further information, please contact Stephen Reynolds, RAE Manager on zs6sjr@gmail.com or 082 566 5900 or via the club web site. All enquiries welcome. 

Study aids and more information on the RAE exam can be obtained from the SARL website at http://www.sarl.org.za/public/licences/rae.asp

 

These generic QSL cards are available to SARL members only. They can be purchased in batches of 100 only. The cost is R75.00 per 100.

To order please send an email to zs6wwj@gmail.com.

West Rand ARC Constitution 

HAMNET Emergency Comms – Gauteng South – West Rand

Memorandum of Understanding with Hamnet Gauteng South – West Rand Unit

ICASA Radio Amateur License Fees

acebook page

ZS6WR Videos 

South African DXCC receipients  (ZS6EZ)

 

 

 

West Rand ARC activities

Jul
18
Wed
2018
Birthday – Glen Andrew ZS6GGA
Jul 18 all-day
POPS @ West Rand ARC
Jul 18 @ 10:00 – 15:00

POPS (Poor Old Pensioners)

This is an event that is open to all who would like to come and socialise, discuss ideas, fix equipment or just to pop in for a visit. So if you are free on a Wednesday, you are welcome to come and visit.

For more details, contact Keith Liddle ZS6AGF. He can be reached on 0824571501 or at zs6agf@polka.co.za

Jul
19
Thu
2018
Hamnet Net & Bulletin
Jul 19 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Jul
20
Fri
2018
Birthday – Bev Honey
Jul 20 all-day

Spouse of ZS6NTO Noel Honey

Birthday – Judy Dreyer
Jul 20 all-day

Spouse of Nick Dreyer ZS6NCK

Birthday – Rita van den Steen
Jul 20 all-day

Spouse of ZR6FDM Jan van den Steen

Jul
21
Sat
2018
RAE – Practical 1
Jul 21 @ 09:00 – 13:00

Practical radio work  -  Stephen  ZS6SJR

QRP Contest + Open day
Jul 21 @ 14:00 – 17:00

Arno ZS6ARN, Jadranko  ZS6DJA will be operating ZS6WR from the Baptist Church. Please make sure you contact ZS6WR to give them some points.

There will be an Open Day at the club a well with a Braai in the afternoon. Please bring your meat, the fire will be provided

 

Jul
22
Sun
2018
Birthday – Veronica McNally ZS6VM
Jul 22 all-day
Jul
24
Tue
2018
RAE – Chapters 9 and 10
Jul 24 @ 18:30 – 21:30

Capacitance & Inductance  -  Noel  ZS6NTO