July News Sheet

Reported 1 July 2011 by Les Parker VK4SO
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Welcome to the BARC News sheet for July 2011

Club Events

The meeting nights for July are 8th July social meeting 22nd Business meeting

The lighthouse weekend will be on August 6th and 7th.


The club's repeater has once again had PSU problems and is currently being run on battery, charged by the solar cell. The PSU will be replaced this weekend and the new battery charger and timer will also be installed. The club has ordered a new antenna a Diamond 718J and should be here in a couple of weeks. Also new coax is being sourced which should reduce the loss in signal to the antenna.


July 9th—10th IARU HF world championship CW,SSB
July 16th—17th CQ Worldwide vhf contest ALL MODE
July 30th—31st RSGB IOTA contest CW,SSB

Members' Activities

Frank VK4XK has been recovering from a back problem and has not been active in his workshop lately. Get well soon Frank.

Keith VK4XAK has been looking after his family who are all suffering from the dreaded lurgi.

We wish all who are celebrating a birthday this month a very happy one and many more to come.

The minutes of the last business meeting will be sent as soon as I receive them.

That's all for this month

— Les Parker VK4SO
1 July 2011