The inaugural Buy and Sell at The Marion RSL went well. The new venue had many advantages over the previous one at Goodwood including: cheaper to hire, much better parking, good meals, and drinks from the bar.
Thanks to the AHARS workers who organised the event, and the Marion RSL for hosting us so well.
Three commercial vendor were in attendance: Strictly Ham from Victoria, RPL Comms, and Pat Cookson who was selling top quality parts from the Jackson Bros business.
Overseas visitors included Wolfgang OE4WOG (Austria), Hans OE2JOM (Austria), and Patrice FK8HA (New Caledonia) and his wife.
17th October 2019 - 'The Life of a Detective' by Paul VK5PAS.
Member, Paul VK5PAS, spoke to the meeting about his time working as a Detective in the South Australia Police.
The presentation included the history of Detectives in South Australia and the role/responsibilities of Detectives in the Police Force.
When he offered to do free finger printing after the talk, it was noted that some members left rather quicky and quietly.
17th & 18th August 2019 - International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend (ILLW).
Alan VK5AR, ANdrew VK5CV, and John VK5AJQ operated at Cape Jervis using VK5CJL making contacts on 160, 80, 40, 30, 20 & 15m.
Hans VK5YX, Lesley VK5LOL, Patrick VK5MPJ, Doc VK5BUG, and John VK5EMI operated from Marino Rocks lighthouse.
15th August 2019 - General Meeting - Talk - Pioneers of radio and audio in SA
18th July 2019 - General Meeting.
Talk on the history of amateur radio.
22 June 2019 - Techincal talk at shack.
Oscillators by Jim VK5TR.
June 2019 - General meeting.
Sue VK5AYL spoke about her parksnpeaks app.
May 2019 - General meeting.
Digital communications by Ben Broadbent VK5BB.
27-28 April 2019 - Free DV QSO Party
Peter, VK5APR, demonstrating the new digital mode, to Patrick, VK5MPG at the
Watched on by Graham, VK5JGM, and Lyndon, VK5SWR
April 2019 - General meeting.
Australia and World War One by Trevor Molde VK5NIX.
April 2019, refurbishing the Girl Guides Shed.
As part of maintaining our happy arrangement with the Girl Guides, we lined and painted their storage shed.
Jim, (trying to emulate Michelangelo?), but his ceiling artistry
needs a little more colour.
Note the painting in the background, depicting Girl Guide
activities (and not done by Jim!.
Roy VK5NRG showing his skills as a master plasterer, under the eyes of Him, Ruebens, and Frank
20th January 2019, AHARS Picnic.
The 2019 AHARS Picnic was held at the Marion RSL clubrooms.