November 2020
20th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
December 2020
End of Year breakup. Date and Venue TBA
No monthly meeting this month
January 2021
1st-31st Ross Hull Memorial VHF/UHF Contest

15th   7:30pm Monthly Meeting. Pizza Night
Location:
BAREC club room, Bendigo East Hall, 35 Lansell St, East Bendigo VIC 3550
Bring your appetite and enjoy a social evening with fellow members.
To help with catering, please RSVP by Wednesday January 12th to secretary@barec.net.au.
Febuary 2021
19TH AGM and Monthly Meeting.
Activity: Annual 'Home Brew' competition where members present projects they have completed in the past year

To vote you need to be a financial member?
March 2021
20th Monthly Meeting.
Location: Castlemaine
16 Reckleben St CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450 Melways: 509 D7.
April 2020
16th Monthly Meeting.= Activity TBA
18th World Amateur Radio Day.
World Amateur Radio Day is celebrated every year on this day.
May 2021
1st Harry Angel Memorial 80m Sprint. 10:00 - 11:46 UTC (8pm to 9:46pm).
This contest is structured to suit both seasoned contesters and operators new to contesting.
The Harry Angel Sprint is an annual 80m contest event, to commemorate the life of Harry Angel VK4HA who at the time of his becoming a Silent Key was the oldest licensed amateur in Australia.
The duration of the contest is 106 minutes one minute for each year of Harry's life. The contest is open to all grades of licence holder. There is also a section for Short Wave listeners to enter. Place winners in the Harry Angel Contest are eligible to claim points for the WIA Contest Champion (Peter Brown) Trophy
Contest details here
8th-9th Mills on the Air. Andersons Mill, Smeaton.

Andersons Mill 2019 Link
21st Monthly Meeting. Topic TBA
June 2021
18th Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
July 2021
16th Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
17th Trans Tasman Contest
The contest has aims to encourage Low Band activity Trans-Tasman amateur activity. That is between VK and ZL
Bands 160 80 and 40M
Modes : SSB, CW and Digital (RTTY OR PSK)
As this date is currently in the clubs Covid-19 exclusion time frame we will be doing this as single ops if at all. Good luck all. V
August 2021
14th-15th Rememberance Day Contest
This contest commemorates the Amateurs who died during World War II and is designed to encourage friendly participation and help improve the operating skills of participants.
Amateurs will endeavour to contact amateurs in VK call areas, ZL and P29 on all bands except WARC bands.
Modes allowed are voice, CW and RTTY as per the era remembered. Contest details here
20th Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
September 2021
17th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
October 2021
2nd-3rd Oceania DX Contest Phone
06:00 UTC (16:00 EST) Saturday 3rd October to 06:00 UTC (17:00 DST) Sunday 4th October 2020 (Daylight saving starts Sunday, 4 October 2020, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour)
Note: OCDX contest starts and finishes 2 hours earlier than usual this year. Don’t be late! Bands 160M, 80M, 40M, 20M, 15M and 10M (no WARC bands)
THE AIM of the contest is to promote HF contacts with stations in the Oceania region, i.e., 9M6, DU, KH6, VK, ZL, YB, Pacific Islands and all other Oceania entities identified in the ARRL list of DXCC entities
The Contest info and a link to the 2019rules are here.
OCDX promotes HF contacts with stations in the Oceania region.
Oceania transmitting entrants contact as many stations as possible, anywhere in the world.
DX transmitting entrants contact as many Oceania stations as possible.
Oceania SWLs copy and log as many contest stations as possible, anywhere in the world.
DX SWLs copy and log as many contest stations in Oceania as possible.
9th-10th Oceania DX Contest CW
06:00 UTC (17:00 DST) Saturday 10 October to 06:00 UTC (17:00 DST) Sunday 11 October 2020
Bands 160M, 80M, 40M, 20M, 15M and 10M (no WARC bands)
THE AIM of the contest is to promote HF contacts with stations in the Oceania region, i.e., 9M6, DU, KH6, VK, ZL, YB, Pacific Islands and all other Oceania entities identified in the ARRL list of DXCC entities
The Contest info and a link to the 2019 rules are here.
15th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
17th-18th JOTA
This is an annual event that occurs on the 3rd weekend in October each year.
The Covid-19 situation may have an impact on JOTA this year. The current status is Here ?
Amateur radio operators from all over the world participate with over 500,000 Scouts and Guides to teach them about radio and to assist them to contact their fellow Scouts and Guides by means of amateur radio and since 2004, by the VOIP-based Echolink.
BAREC will be participating at multiple sites over this weekend. More details to follow closer to the event date. Volunteers Needed.

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