ONE SIXTY METER CROSSBAND
Stay tuned to this spot for the latest program notes
technical information on the regular one sixty meter crossband
from vk3ase. Listen from 2230hrs Saturday evening till 0200hrs Sunday
(Australian eastern time)on the one sixty, eighty and two
meter bands for the largest amount of bilge imaginable.The content of
missions range from discussions about radio,audio,computing and other
subjects through to social techno babble. Actually most of it is very
and serves to modulate the carrier to comply with regulations.The
material is drawn from the extensive crossband archive going back 25
and the occasional live missions.
New Missions Sites on line.
After seven years of being the only crossband radio missions site on
web the Branch now has added a missions section to
You will notice the high production values on this site but then Mr
Branch is a professional software putor and web person.
Also visit Mr Parkers Top
Of Your Dial page for more updated information and links to his
And there is yet another site about 160 meters in Melbourne this time
it's the long running Coffee
Break at 11am.
HOW TO LISTEN IN. (Via
rf steam radio)
VHF. 147.475 Mhz fm.
If you reside within about 100Km from Melbourne you
be able to receive the VHF service on any scanner or two meter
using just an simple antenna or hand held equipment. For a gain antenna
or elevated installation the range will be much increased.
ONE SIXTY METERS. 1850 Khz am. Or 1865 Khz am (more
It's more fun to listen on one sixty but some people do
trouble with television line buzz or mains ference not to mention
and electrical equipment. An out door antenna or better still a
loop can often solve the problem.
ground wave should extend over the metro area and beyond but there is a
zone between 50 to 150 Km where the signals are often very week due to
the fact that the ground wave has dissipated and the sky wave is non
or has heavy fading. Depending on conditions the skywave reception may
be quite good interstate.
Learn how to convertAM
broadcast radios to receive one sixty meters.
EIGHTY METERS. 3670 Khz Lower Sideband.
This service to the inland and the islands should have
coverage over most of the Australian area, however it is very dependent
on atmospheric conditions.
Go to the RECENT
REPLAYS page where you can listen
to a selection of items you might
have missed from recent
rm files) AUDIO
UPDATED 1st Sept 04
NOW ON SKYPE
During broadcast time we will be (possibly) on line, just search for
vk3ase in skype and you to can join in on the
big missions and become a big nality (personality that is ) and
be broadcast around the nation on short wave.
What the hell is Skype?. It is the latest in voice over ip and is free
and works very well, give it a try.
Do a Google search for it. If you have shares in Telstra get rid
of them, this spells the end of telephone companys.
OF CLASSICS (Real Audio 28.8K)
You can still "tune in"via the
web and listen to some of the very funny,silly and
insane conversations that have
taken place over the last 30 years in the Tape
A PLETHORA OF NEW PHOTOS.
Look at some pictures of the big
power mitters and the studio booth.
Look at the
original Branch Shack and Tenners from the 1970's.
of Henry ,a rare look at the original vk3en.
Stay tuned for more pictures as they come on line.
Visit To VIM. (Audio Of The Last
Take a look at the big mitters and tenners at maritime
with audio files as well.
Hay! whats this all about anyway?.
This little brief
history may give you some understanding about it all.
vk3ase doing listens