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
Australia. It's a hobby for most and is a form of
communication and probably the earliest form of social
networking. It's ham radio. But what does it entail
New or Updated Content:
News Broadcast VK2ATZ
Yesterday came and went and saw
the usual turnout to the club. Owing to the temperature
of the day the seat of knowledge didn’t get a great work
out although a few hardy types braved the high
temperature to discuss the day’s affairs. As it got
warmer, the meeting room was becoming more popular. At
one stage you could hear a pin drop while everyone had
found an old magazine to read. In walks Norm VK2KNC and
asks for something to read with pictures.
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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