ADELAIDE  HILLS  AMATEUR  RADIO  SOCIETY,  INC.
CLUB INFORMATION

Membership, Examination Policy and Benefits

MEMBERSHIP FEES:
Club Subscriptions (continuing member):  $20 if paid before the end of March, otherwise, $25.
New Member: $20  (other than New Licencees). Pro-rata after August. No joining fee.
New Licencee : Up to 12 months free AHARS membership with pro-rata charges to following AGM. (See GENERAL EXAMINATION INFORMATION: below).
First Club Badge for New Members. Club will pay.
Junior Membership: Rebate of 50% to those under 15.
WIA Membership: AHARS will reimburse $35 towards WIA membership for first year for successful examination candidates. Submit proof of payment to the Treasurer.
Membership Year: From Club Annual General Meeting (February) to the next.
Application for Membership:

Membership Conditions:
Please note that the AHARS committee may change membership conditions if it sees the need.

EXAMINATIONS:
GENERAL EXAMINATION INFORMATION:

Training/Examination Location:
Contact your trainer to confirm examination venue and other details.

Study Materials Required:  Relevant Study Book or material.
Subsidy of Examination Costs:
Member candidate costs will be subsidised once exam is passed and proof submitted.

           There is a once-only subsidy for studies.

           For the subsidy to apply, an applicant must be an AHARS  member for greater than 3 months before sitting for the Foundation Licence examination, and for upgrade from Foundation to Standard and Standard to Advanced, must be a member greater than 12 months.

            Application for subsidy to be made within 12 months of completing the examination.

      Foundation Licence: Membership of AHARS at Society expense of up to twelve (12) months from the date the applicant qualified for his/her Foundation Licence.

FOUNDATION LICENCE
CHARGES and COSTS:
Successful exam candidates - see Membership Fees above.
See document Claim for Subsidy of study fees-2 for information relating to subsidies and charges.

LICENCE UPGRADE:
(To Standard and Advanced Licences.)
See document Claim for Subsidy of study fees for information relating to subsidies and charges.


TRAINERS:
Sasi Nayar VK5SN,  email: [email protected]  (phone 0417 858 547)  and
Barry Williams VK5ZBQ, email
[email protected]  (phone 8339 5683).

BENEFITS OF BELONGING TO AHARS:
 
 

      Excellent guest speakers: wide variety of topics.

      Club Projects: antennas, measuring equipment, etc Ė under guidance. 

      Construction evenings under expert guidance.

      Social activities: two club dinners, and an annual BBQ. Informal luncheons.

   Tapes and DVDís of club talks.

   Club visits: get to visit some of those amazing technical places where clever things are done.

   Club Library: hard to get and/or expensive magazines for loan.

   Buy and Sell events.

   Training: exams and practical.

 

== GENERAL INFORMATION == 

CLUB PROJECTS: Several projects are run each year. Itís a good way to make (under guidance) that antenna or useful device. Cheaper than buying over the counter, and improves your knowledge too.

 WEBSITE: Newsletter On-Line:  Log into http://www.qsl.net/vk5bar/      and navigate to Newsletters.

   The on-line Newsletter is much more comprehensive than the hard copy version.
Note also our Resources pages, History, Club Program, and new Software Downloads sections.
 

VK5RAD: The Repeater Controller is Barry Williams. All enquiries, including requests for access, etc, are to be made through him. Phone 8339 5683 or email [email protected]

Club weekly Net on VK5RAD.
Listen in or join in on Monday nights, from 8 pm to about 9:30 pm local. Receive frequency is 147.00 MHz, with -600 KHz offset. Master of Ceremonies is Jim, VK5TR, or Dean, VK5LB.

All licensed amateurs are welcome. 

CLUB  CONTACTS:

 

 

 

 

 

President

John Elliott

VK5EMI

8278 1269

Vice President

Leigh Turner

VK5KLT

8367 0303

Secretary

David Clegg

VK5KC

8278 8108

Treasurer

Richard Southcott

VK5ZNC

0428 659 627

Foundation Licence Training
Exam Convenor

Sasi Nayar
Christine Taylor

VK5SN VK5CTY

0417 858 547
8293 5615

             

CLUB  MEETINGS: Third Thursday of the month, starting at 7:30 pm.
Venue: Belair Community Centre, corner of Sheoak Road and Belair Road, Belair.

CLUB NEWSLETTER
Three-monthly. Includes Club Program, projects, anecdotes, experiences, ideas, advice, etc.
Editor, John Elliott, VK5EMI. Email [email protected]  

WICEN :                   ( http://www.sa.wicen.org.au  )

President, Paul Hoffmann, VK5PH.   Email [email protected]           Phone 8379  9350 
Secretary, Andrew Macmichael, VK5FMAC. Email [email protected]   Phone 8327 4265

W.I.A. ADVISORY COMMITTEE. Contact person: David Box (VK5DB).
Committee: Peter Reichelt VK5APR, Paul Hoffmann VK5PH, and Graham Holman VK5GH.
 

 

 

ADELAIDE HILLS AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY, INC.

POSTAL ADDRESS: P.O.Box 401, Blackwood, 5051.

http://www.qsl.net/vk5bar