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    Items for sale

    Second hand items for sale from deceased estates. (updated 22/1/2021)
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    Foundation licence - online February 8th

    The Foundation Licence syllabus is thorough covering the essential basics of electronics, radio communications, several safety aspects, and the regulations. Candidates undergo a practical test on the band plans, regulations, symbols, antennas, then a hands-on...
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    Guide to repeater operation

    Amateur radio related documents.
  • TK series Simoco UHF Radio

    TK series Simoco UHF Radios for sale

    Genuine TK series Simoco UHF Radio with alpha numeric remote head display. Includes pre programmed radio with remote head and speaker. Programming software available on the net and uses a standard Philips/Simoco programming lead. Power lead is not included...
  • November KRMNPA activation weekend - cancelled

    The 2020 Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award (KRMNPA) activation weekend has been cancelled. The activation weekend and regular ongoing Parkpeditions are planned by many operators for 2021, once the current situation returns to normal. ARV Award...
  • Office closed

    The ARV office will only be closed until further notice. Purchases from our on-line shop will be fulfilled. Ross VK3CE Secretary/Treasurer
  • Homebrew Construction Group meetings postponed

    The Homebrew Group meetings will be postponed until further notice. Visit the Homebrew Group page for monthly meeting dates and newsletters Members - are you receiving the Homebrew newsletter? Login to the Member portal (link at top of page) to change you...
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    Amateur Radio on show

    At the kind invitation of Richard VK3VRS, Amateur Radio Victoria members, Julie VK3FOWL and Joe VK3YSP, provided their School Amateur Radio Club Network exhibition at Melbourne’s Train and Hobby Show. This well-organised show is held every year at Sandown...
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    Keith Roget Memorial National Park Award

    David Giles VK5DG/3 has successfully claimed the first KRMNPA “Merit Award with Satellite Endorsement”. Commencing his satellite activations of eligible VK3 National Parks in 2011, David gradually increased his satellite activations to 25 Parks in 2018 and...
  • VK3WI ILLW 20018

    ILLW Cards on the way

    VK3WI QSL Cards for the event are now on the way (via the VK3 Bureau) to all who made it “in the Log”. Amateur Radio Victoria participated in the 2018 International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW) which was held across the weekend of August 18-19....
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    The hidden costs of amateur repeaters

    From time to time we hear about the funding difficulties experienced by clubs who run a repeater often not for the benefit of their own members, but for the wider amateur radio community. In New South Wales the Lands Department is continuing on its campaign...
  • Shepparton repeater site works

    At the recent Shepparton and District Amateur Radio Club Communications Day Hamfest our Secretary Ross Pittard VK3CE represented Amateur Radio Victoria. Ross took the opportunity to speak with radio amateurs from around the area that attended the...


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