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Build your own dipole!

On Sunday 11 June 2023, Amateur Radio NSW is having at ‘dipole buildathon’ at Dural.

Members will assemble their own dipole kits together c/ kevlar antenna wire.

The event will be catered for and there will be a raffle.

Although some soldering stations will be supplied, members are encouraged to bring their own together with relevant tools.

For one day only, kevlar wire will be sold for ½ price at 50 cents per metre

1:1 and 4:1 balun kits are $20 each

All items are to be ‘pre booked’ and paid for on the day.

Further details to follow in future broadcasts



Al Hirschel VK2OK

0415-259 777

Morse code interest group

If you are interested in finding out more about Morse code, Waverley club has regular get-togethers on the first Sunday of each month.
The group welcomes everyone keen to find out more about morse or CW, whether you’re a beginner or want to brush up or re-learn morse code.
CW enthusiasts of all skill levels meet to swap ideas and experiences and learn about operating and contesting.

Morse paddle
Morse paddle

Maybe you’d like to ask if hand key or a paddle is best for you… or you’re looking for advice on CW operating procedures… or maybe you’re just interested in the history of morse code and would like to learn more.
Our group meets 11am on the first Sunday of every month at the Rose Bay club rooms and everyone is invited, even if you aren’t yet licensed.
Contact us at or just drop in when we meet on a Sunday morning.

Kent key
Kent key