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The BARG Hamvention 2023 is now done, a great time had by all, click here to see the details.
The BARG holds monthly meetings. These alternate from Friday evenings to Saturday to cater for the different commitments of members and other interested people.
The Friday meetings are usually held on the last Friday of the month, starting at 7.30pm.
The Saturday meetings are usually held on the last Saturday of the month, starting at 11:00AM and are usually followed by an opportunity for a chin wag over a couple of Snags 'n Sauce in bread.
If you arrive early you will find the doors open about 30 minutes earlier.
Check the calendar for details.
We obviously prefer face to face meetings, however where circumstances dictate we hold meetings ONLINE via Webex. Details are emailed prior to the meeting. Guests are still welcome. Contact us to get the meeting details.
All members new and old are quite welcome to come out and join us. We are located at the Ballarat Airport. BARG runs a couple of radio nets on a weekly basis. Everyone is quite welcome to join in our radio nets. So if you have 30 mins to spare, please join in and say hi to a great bunch of people who will make you very welcome.
Times and dates of nets as per below
Club Nets: VHF NET: Every Tuesday Night at 8 pm on 146.750 MHz - VK3RBA
HF NET: Every Thursday Night at 8 pm on 3.608 MHz - VK3BML
6m NET: Every Tuesday Night at 8:30 pm on 53.650Mhz RX / 52.650Mhz TX - FM with a 91.5 tone - VK3RWU
LINKED REPEATERS: The local VK3RBA-70cm repeater on Mt Buninyong is part of a network of linked repeaters covering North-Western Victoria.
Access details for this repeater have recently changed.
For full details of this linked network and access details see https://www.qrz.com/lookup/vk3rba
You can listen to the system live http://vk3rba.dyndns.org:441/
This linked system may be accessed via IRLP node 9503.