Meetings and Nets

Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meetings and Homebrew Meetings are suspended for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. See the News and Comentary Page

Monthly meetings, aka activity meetings, are usually held on the third Sunday of the month. This may be subject to change due to conflicting events. Watch the News and Commentary page for updates. Spring and Autumn meetings are held at an outdoor venue, usually a members home or “down the river”, to enjoy our lovely weather. The heat of summer and winters icy blast send us to the Mildura Workers Club.

Home Brew Meetings

Home Brew Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month in the Sid James Hut at the John Douglas Scout Centre, 190 Cureton Ave Mildura. These are tech type get-togethers where you can help or get help for your projects. It’s a good social occasion too. Drink some coffee and talk tech.

Digital display 146.800MHz
Sunday Net on 146.800

Broadcast Net is held every Sunday Morning at 0925 Local time on the VK3RMA 2m repeater, 146.800MHz, negative split. It begins with a short introduction followed by a broadcast of the WIA weekly news. Call-ins are taken at 1000 and you are welcome to check in. Even if you have nothing to add, ” Check-In- Only” is appreciated.

The Sunday morning operator job is shared around, you are more than welcome to take your turn. Just contact us by email or on air during the net.

3650 display
Friendly net on 3.650 +- QRM

HF Net, “The Friendly Net” is held on Wednesday evening at 0800 local on 3.650MHz plus or minus QRM. This is a new initiative of our President Steve VK3FSWB, who is net control. It’s a pretty good “newbie” net as it’s quite casual and F Call friendly. In Steve’s words “We can all learn together.”

2130NET by Shaun VK3VLY

Starts at 2130 Monday evening on The Grampians Linked Repeater System. The Merbein UHF repeater VK3RRU (438.525) is currently linked through node 9503 to this network. It is an interesting and generally technical discussion,