September 2019
20th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
October 2019
5th-6th Oceania DX Contest Phone
08:00 UTC (18:00 DST) Saturday 5th October to 08:00 UTC (18:00 DST) Sunday 6th October 2018
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 2018 rules are here.
12th-13th Oceania DX Contest CW
08:00 UTC (18:00 DST) Saturday 12 October to 08:00 UTC (18:00 DST) Sunday 13 October 2018
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.
19th-20th JOTA
This is an annual event that occurs on the 3rd weekend in October each year.
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.
18th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
November 2019
15th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA Castlemaine
16 Reckleben St CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450 Melways: 509 D7
December 2019
End of Year breakup. Date and Venue TBA
No monthly meeting this month
January 2020
1st-31st Ross Hull Memorial VHF/UHF Contest

17th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
Febuary 2020
21st 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 2020
20th Monthly Meeting.Activity: TBA. Castlemaine
16 Reckleben St CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450 Melways: 509 D7
April 2020
17th Monthly Meeting.Activity: TBA.
18th World Amateur Radio Day.
World Amateur Radio Day is celebrated every year on this day. A special QSL card is available if you participate in the World Friendship Net.
May 2020
2nd Harry Angel Memorial 80m Sprint. 10:00 - 11:46 UTC (8pm to 9:46pm). 20th anniversary,
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
9th-10th Mills on the Air. Andersons Mill, Smeaton.
Andersons Mill 2019 Link
17th Monthly Meeting.Activity: TBA.
June 2020
17th Monthly Meeting. Topic TBA. Castlemaine
16 Reckleben St CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450 Melways: 509 D7
July 2019
17th Monthly Meeting.Activity: TBA
August 2019
21st Monthly Meeting.Activity: TBA.
15th-16th 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

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