AHARS May Members Meeting

The Adelaide Hills Amateur Radio Society will hold its next members meeting on Thursday April 15th. Starts 7:30pm. This meeting will include a presentation to be announced shortly.

Once again held at the Blackwood Community Centre, Young Street, Blackwood.


Updates to the VK5 National & Conservation Parks Award web site

Please note new parks have been added to the list and the award rules have been updated.

For futher information check the new website; www.vk5parks.com.

New rules, new application form, and update parks list.


VK5JST Antenna Analyser Kit

The Antenna Analyser kit designed by Jim VK5JST, is in continuously in stock. Check the order page for all the details.


i-kaktusss - A Morse keyer kit by Erich VK5HSE

A kit of the i-kaktusss Morse keyer, published in May 2013 AR magazine, is available from Aztronics

The i-Kaktusss assembly manual is now available.

The software for the i-Kaktusss is now available.



AHARS was formed in 1983 and is the successor to the original Blackwood Radio Club (founded 1923).

It's South Australia's largest radio club. Perhaps it's the diversity of members' ages and backgrounds that has seen the club grow steadily over the years - with good help from an experienced and active committee.

You don't have to be licensed to join us. Talks, activities and social events cover a range of topics including; electronics and use of computers.



These are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month (Feb - Nov) at the Blackwood Community Centre (formely the Blackwood & District Senior Citizens Hall), 4 Young St Blackwood,  and start at 7.30pm  (see BCC for map and directions)

Most Saturday mornings on the 2nd Saturday of the month The Shack will be open from 9am to 12 noon. Share a chat, operate the station, have a coffee or tea.  Sometimes the Shack will be closed or other activities will be happening, so please check the program for up to date info.

Tech mornings on the 4th Saturday of the month will be held at The Shack from 9am.  Please check the program.

Membership fees are due and the fee  is $25. You can transfer your fee by EFT (Bank Details for Electronic Funds Transfer), or post a cheque to PO Box 401, Blackwood SA 5051.


AHARS Child Safety Policy

You can read the AHARS child safety policy here

AHARS has an action plan to implement the policy.


Saturday morning technical sessions

We are looking for Presenters and subjects to be delivered at Tech Mornings so if you have a subject you wish to have presented or better you are willing to present one of these sessions by all means please contact Roy, VK5NRG as soon as possible.


Are your member detail up to date?

Have your contact details changed (Phone, address, callsign, and especially your email address? If so, please email the details here.


Membership now due

Are you paying your membership by EFT? For online payment check the EFT details.


Polo Shirts

Ahars polo shirts are for sale but you need to check the ordering info.




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