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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 

 

 

Fundraising for 2019

Our first fundraiser for 2019 will be a Potjiekos Competition. Date: Saturday, 02 March 2019. Time: From 09h00 – Lunch will be served at 13h00 after the judges have judged the pots. (Judges to be announced).
Entry Criteria: Sponsor all ingredients for a No 3 Pot (enough for 12 servings) with a side dish (Pap, Samp, Rice, Pot Brood, etc), gas or charcoal, 12 plate & cutlery ( to be used on the day). Tickets will be sold for R45.00 a plate which includes a soft drink. All proceeds will go to the West Rand Amateur Radio Club – ZS6WR.
Please book all entries & tickets via email – karin@spectranet.co.za (Karin Andrew) or 0769682426. Details will be provided at a later stage related to the payment for the Lunch Tickets. We have currently 5 entries – ZS6C, ZS6PVT, ZR6GRT, ZS6GGA & ZS3E(ZS6HES). Please invite all friends, family, neighbours, etc. to support the Club
More news to follow…………ALL ENTRIES WELCOME!

Club Memorabilia

To order any Club memorabilia please send an email to info@zs6wr.co.za 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 22nd January 2019 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.  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 

Proxy form for General Meeting

Proxy form for Special General Meeting

HAMNET Emergency Comms

ICASA Radio Amateur License Fees

acebook page

ZS6WR Videos 

South African DXCC receipients  (ZS6EZ)

 

 

 

West Rand ARC activities

Feb
23
Sat
2019
Flea Market – Feb
Feb 23 @ 12:00 – 17:00
Feb
24
Sun
2019
Birthday – Frans Badenhorst ZS6ZR
Feb 24 all-day
News Bulletin – Week 8
Feb 24 @ 11:15 – 12:15

 

Phillip van Tonder ZS6PVT

Feb
25
Mon
2019
Birthday – Koos Greyvenstein ZS6KSG
Feb 25 all-day
Social Meeting _2
Feb 25 @ 19:15 – 21:45
Feb
26
Tue
2019
RAE – Chapters 15, 17 & 18
Feb 26 @ 18:30 – 21:30

Semiconductors and Diodes  –  Phillip  ZS6PVT

Novice 2M Net
Feb 26 @ 19:00 – 20:00

The Novice Net takes place on the West Rand Repeater (145.625)

Feb
27
Wed
2019
Birthday – Lynette van Vuuren
Feb 27 all-day

Spouse of Johan van Vuuren ZS6JVV

POPS @ West Rand ARC
Feb 27 @ 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

Feb
28
Thu
2019
Birthday – Jacobus Frederick Boshoff ZS6BOS
Feb 28 all-day