Gordon Ragless was one of the three enthusiastic radio experimenters who first set up the Blackwood Radio Club in 1923. He was active within the Club as well as active in operatinghis own amateur radio station VK5GR prior to World War 2. During the war years he was also engaged as one of the operators of a secret listening post at Somerton Park.
In December 1986, Gordon gave a talk to AHARS on his activities within the Blackwood Radio Club, as an amateur operator VK5GR and as an operator at the secret listening post.
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November 1986 - Yearly Electronics Sale.
This was first established in November 1986, and was held at the Westbourne Park Community Hall, Goodwood Road.
November 1986 - Blackwood Rotary Fair.
Display at Marion Library.
September 1986 - General meeting.
Setting up an amateur radio station, by Hans VK5YX.
August 1986 - General meeting.
Who else uses RF Spectrum by Rob Gurr VK5RG (from DOC).
July 1986 - General meeting.
Role of the OTC by Fred Rowe, Manager at McLaren Vale.
May 1986 - Leisure Activities demonstration, Unley High School.
May 1986 - General meeting.
Transmitter set up tutorial, by Marshall Emm.
Hobby Show, Mitcham.
April 1986 - General meeting.
Amateur Radio & the Computer By Hans VK5YX & Marshall VK5FN.