Saturday 22nd December 2001 - Club Christmas dinner.
About 60 members and family members attended.
25th November 2001 - Buy and Sell.
This was held at Westbourne Park Hall, Goodwood Road.
November 2001 - General meeting.
Members show and tell. One of the oldest items on display was the original Z match made by Phil VK5NN, which he accompanied by one of the latest automatic tuning devices. Linden VK5SWR showed the latest multimeter. Jim VK5JST talked about and demonstrated breadboarding. One most interesting demonstration was the portable radio set up shown by Steve VK5AIM.
Steve VK5AIM. Courtesy of AR magazine Dec 2001.
The two antenna tuning unts. Courtesy of AR magazine December 2001.
Thursday 18th October 2001 - Members construction night.
Members Construction of a QRP FM transmitter for the 80m band by Graham Dicker VK5ZFZ.
c/o AR magazine December 2001.
Thursday 20th September 2001 - General meeting, Technical talk.
Stepper Motors, by Jim Tregellas VK5JST.
Thursday 16th August 2001 - General meeting.
Grant Willis VK5ZWI spoke about the changes that have taken place in the mobile phone industry within Australia since the first such phones came onto the market.
Saturday 14th July 2001 - Mid Year dinner.
As usual, the July meeting of AHARS was the Mid-year dinner. This was held at the Belair Park Country Club which is part of the Belair Golf Club.
courtesy of AR magazine, September 2001
President Geoff VK5TY at the 2001 Mid Year dinner. image c/o www.qsl.net/vk5bar
Thursday 21st June 2001 - General meeting.
Presentation on cells and batteries, by the AHARS President Geoff Taylor VK5TY.
From AR magazine, August 2001.
Thursday 17th May 2001 - General meeting.
Interference suppression techniques, by Rob VK5RG.
Thursday 19th April 2001 - General meeting.
Olympic Games TV Production by Arno Attema VK5ZAR. Arno was a technician in the main distribution centre for the TV coverage of the Olympics.
17th & 18th March 2001 - John Moyle Memorial Field Day.
AHARS took part in the 2001 JMMFD and operated in the 24 hour multi operator HF section. Three new antennas and two newly purchased transceivers were used this year. All the operators commented that the number of stations heard was down on the previous year.
Steve VK5ZHT operating on the 80m band. Image courtesy of AR magazine, May 2001
Thursday 15th March 2001 - General meeting.
This was a member's buy and sell.
Thursday 15th February 2001 - Annual General Meeting.
This was the AGM where the same Committee was elected for another term.
A Presidents Award was issued by Geoff VK5TY to Geoff VK5JB and Grant VK5ZWI.
Following the AGM, a presentation was delivered by members of the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group (AREG) on tower climbing & safety.
Wednesday 17th January 2001 - Visit to Elizabeth Radio Club.
In January 2001, AHARS visited the Water Tower at Salisbury, headquarters of the Elizabeth Radio Club for a tour of their radio installations. This was followed by a barbecue and a technical address on the Olympic Games Electrical Control System (the lighting of the opening and closing ceremonies) by Murray Taylor.
Other than AHARS and members of Elizabeth Amateur Radio Club, there were representatives from South Coast, Barossa and Riverland Clubs.
Image courtesy of the WIA. https://www.wia.org.au/clubs/vk5/ElizabethAmateurRadioClub/