to one of the
largest Amateur Radio Clubs in Australia with over 200 members.
Celebrating 50 years of progress through activity.
Westlakes Amateur Radio Club is located at York
Street,Teralba on the Western
shores of Lake Macquarie which is 100 Kilometres NNE of
Sydney and 10 Kilometres
SW of Newcastle NSW.
We are a not for profit
club, with the aim of promoting Amateur Radio in all its
and enjoyment. The club is not gender specific, having
both female and male members.
Members come from all walks of life with a mix of
experience, young and mature,
novice and technical.
The most important aspect of
the club is the willingness of all members to share
knowledge for the benefit of others.
To find out more about the
club and it's activities, please follow the various
links on our website or
contact one of our members, or
come along to our meetings.
Canteen and activity room are provided and the club is
also home to the WIA QSL Bureau.
Please call in when you are in the area. Tea and coffee
are always on.
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15,000 Radio Amateurs in
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communication and probably the earliest form of social
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New or Updated Content:
ARISS celebrates its 20th
anniversary through SSTV event
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of ARISS,
a Slow Scan Television (SSTV) event is planned for
Thursday, July 20 starting around 21:25 UTC.
SSTV is transmitted till Sunday 12 July
SSTV Pictures received Friday
Factor - Episode 17
Factor goes digital as Mike Marsh gives Bob
McCreadie an introduction to operating on DMR,
Yaesu Fusion and D Star as part of his digital
fun. In part one of the series, they take a
trip to a local farm to see how an amateur has
set up his own Fusion Gateway. Ever wonder why
QSL cards take a long time to complete their
journey? Bob finds out what we can do to help
speed up he process.
-= Westlakes 40
Meter Net =-
If you like to participate
in our 40 meter net, please note that due to the
not so favorable conditions, lately on 40
meters, we will migrate
to 80 meters,
on 3.565MHz. Our
weekly net is conducted every:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at 9:30am.
The finished meeting room now complete with audiovisual equipment
The renovated library now the
The club is open:
Saturday from around
11:00 am. Also on a
Tuesday evening from
around 6:00 pm
and of course visitors are always welcome!
Club's Phone number: (02)
49 060 456
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