VK3EGC is the licensed call sign for the East Gippsland Amateur Radio Club Inc.
The Club has been operating for more than 30 years and serves the Eastern end of Victoria between the Sale-Maffra area and the NSW border.
The Club provides a series of linked repeaters accessible for more than 300 kms along the Princes Highway and surrounding areas.
The Club operates and maintains 3 VHF repeaters and 1 UHF repeater. VK3RTU is a UHF repeater on 439.525 mhz at Bairnsdale.
VK3REB is a VHF repeater on 146.900 mhz at Mt Nowa Nowa. VK3REG is a VHF repeater on 146.650 mhz at Mt Cann.
And VK3REM is a VHF repeater on 147.150 mhz at Mallacoota. All VHF repeaters are permanently connected by UHF links
Solar powered repeater VK3REG at Mt Cann on 146.650 mhz
The East Gippsland Amateur Radio Club Inc. is affiliated with the WIA (Wireless Institute Australia) with, a healthy membership. The club's interests include the maintenance of three permanently linked 2-meter repeaters between Nowa Nowa and Mallacoota near the New South Wales border, with a central repeater at Mt. Cann. Because the existing solar and wind driven power system was unable to maintain operation during the winter months in 2005 two 48 watt 12 volt solar panels were installed at the Mt Cann site.