The Shack was opened at a grand cermony on Saturday September 3rd, 2011. There was quite a crowd including a special guest.
David Clegg VK5KC, President. He gave a welcome and club history (view video)
Michael Picton Mitcham Mayor (view video)
Trish Pratt, SA commissioner for Guides. (view video)
Chris Platt VK5CP on behalf of WIA. (view video)
Awards for outstanding efforts by Barry Williams VK5BW and Roy Gabriel VK5NRG (view video)
Christine Taylor VK5CTY spoke about past members' contributions to the club, especially her late husband Geoff Taylor (VK5TY, SK). Christine cut the ribbon, declaring the Shack open. (view video)
Refreshements followed the opening, and there were several amateur demonstrations including CW, HPSDR and digistal modes of transmission (PSK31).
A good time was had by all.