Hosted by Barry VK5ZBQ and his wife Shirley. About 50 people attended. Barry's shack was required when the rain came.
c/o AR magazine March 2007
November 2006 - Construction night.
A simple frequency counter, conducted by Graham VK5ZFZ. A total of 60 people took part in the night.
Sasi VK5SN and Ash VK5FASH. c/o AR magazine Jan-Feb 2007
Sue VK5AYL. c/o AR magazine Jan-Feb 2007
November 2006 - Buy and Sell.
This was held at the Westbourne Park Hall, Goodwood Road.
October 2006 - Visit to Dept of Transport Traffic Control Centre Norwood.
October 2006 - General meeting.
The October meeting was a 'test your gear' night. Barry VK5ZBQ and several others brought along test equipment so members could see just what the rigs they were using, or the projects they had built up, were actually doing.
Norm M0CRM from Cumbria was the special guest at the meeting.
Barry VK5ZBQ with some of the test equipment he brought along. c/o AR magazine Dec 2006
Phil VK5NN checking his radio's deviation with Greg VK5ZBD's test rig. c/o AR magazine Dec 2006
Jim VK5JST with some of the SWR bridges beside him. c/o AR magazine Dec 2006
Norm M0CRM being presented with the Foundation book by Christine VK5CTY. c/o AR magazine Dec 2006
September 2006 - General meeting.
The Ampliphase System, Graham Dicker, VK5ZFZ. About 60 members attended.
August 2006 - General meeting.
Over the Horizon Radar, Keith Gooly, VK5OQ.
August 2006 - Construction night.
AHARS had another project night. This time, multi-band dipoles were constructed. There were ten people that evening, with five of them going away happily draped in wire antennas and ladder lines to feed them.
July 2006 - Construction night.
AHARS had a construction night with an opportunity for members to make themselves a sewer pipe balun.
c/o AR magazine Sept 2006
July 2006 - Visit to Traffic Control Centre.
July 2006 - Mid Year Dinner.
About 50 people attended the AHARS Mid Year dinner.
Noel VK5VT and Barry VK5ZBQ. Image c/o AR magazine August 2006
June 2006 - General meeting.
The meeting in June was a strange one. There was a power blackout on 'our' side of the street. The meeting held was conducted by the light of the 'Exit' signs.
To complicate the problems, the lecturer got lost and neither he nor the President Jim VK5NB had the other person's mobile phone number.
Justin VK7TW stepped up to deliver a presentation onf Broadband Power Line (PBL) Communications experiments in Tasmania.
May 2006 - General meeting.
ABout 60 members attended to listen to the following talk: Theory & Operation of Digital Cameras, by Lyle Whyatt VK5ZNB & John Elliott VK5EMI.
April 2006 -General meeting.
Electro Quantum Dynamics, by Allan Dickson, VK5TC and Construction of the Elecraft K2 Transceiver, by Hans Smit, VK5YX.
March 2006 - John Moyle Memorial Field Day.
Joint enterprise with the Scout Radio Activities Group (SRAG).
March 2006 - John Moyle Memorial Field Day, Womberro.
This was held at 'Womberoo' in the Murray Mallee, about 130 km north east of Adelaide.
March 2006 - John Moyle Field Day - Joint AHARS and Scout Radio Activities Group.
March 2006 - Members Buy and Sell.
AHARS held a very successful Buy and Sell. As well as the individual sellers, there was a large amount of auction lots from the estate of Denis Greig. His wide Ros donated all the proceeds to the club.
March 2006 - South East Radio Group Annual Gathering.
The South East Radio Group held its annual gathering at the home of Tony (VK5ZAI) and Jill Hutchison near Kingston, S.E., in late March. About 54 people rolled up, mostly from the South East area of the state, but AHARS was represented by six stalwarts.
AHARS representatives: 5th from left – Mary (VK5AMD) from Bordertown, in black top; centre front Deidre and John Elliott (VK5EMI), kneeling; Lesley and Hans Smit; and Trevor Quick (behind, in green cap and grey shirt).
Jill Hutchison is behind another Jill who is in the red top. Tony is not visible. (He suspects that he may have taken the photo).
Near left, at front: Doug, VK5GA, from Paringa, in grey shorts and white shirt, and then Noel (VK3FGN) in grey shirt.
Thursday 16th February 2006 - AGM.
The February meeting was the AGM. There were more nominations for the Committee than needed so a ballot was conducted. The Committee was elected as follows: President Jim VK5NB, Vice President John VK5EMI, Secretary Leith VK5QH, Treasurer Hans VK5YX, and committee members Jim VK5JST, Barry VK5ZBQ, and Christine VK5CTY. Dale VK5DC was voted in as a co-opted member.
The Denis Greig Award was given to Jim VK5JST in recognition of the world-wide use now being made of his antenna analyser.
At the end of the AGM, a minutes silence was observed for Doug VK5DUG who became a silent key recently.
Amateur Radio Publication Review by Rob Gurr VK5RG.
c/o AR magazine April 2006
January 2006 - BBQ at home of VK5YX.
Barbecue at the home of Hans VK5YX, Marble Hill.
1. http://ahars.com.au/htm/photos John Moyle.html
2. http://ahars.com.au/htm/photos south east 2006.html