January 2023
1st-31st Ross Hull Memorial VHF/UHF Contest
20th   7:30pm Monthly Meeting. Pizza Night
Location:
BAREC club room, Bendigo East Hall, 35 Lansell St, East Bendigo, VIC 3550
26th NEW !!! Australia Day Contest
29th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
Febuary 2023
17th AGM and Monthly Meeting. Zoom Meeting
To vote you need to be a financial member
26th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
March 2023
17th Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
26th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
April 2023
18th World Amateur Radio Day.
World Amateur Radio Day is celebrated every year on this day.
21st Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
30th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
May 2023
6th 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
19th Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
28th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
June 2023
16th Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
25th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
July 2023
21st Monthly Meeting. Activity TBA
22nd 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)
Contest details here
30th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
August 2023
18th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
September 2023
15th Monthly Meeting. Activity: TBA
27th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
October 2022
20th Monthly Meeting. 7:30 pm Topic: TBD
29th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
November 2023
17th Monthly Meeting.
26th Coffee Morning in Castlemaine 10 am
Castlemaine Community House, 30 Templeton Street, Castlemaine. Enter at the front door on Templeton St, and we are in room 1 which is second on the left and down some stairs. Ramp access is through rear door of building. There are several cafes nearby, including Togs on Lyttleton St for takeaway. BYO all refreshments.
All welcome!
Thanks to Tony VK3KKP for organising the venue
December 2023
No monthly meeting this month

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