Sat09Mar20199:00 amClub Rooms
Wed27Mar201910:30 amNorthland Astrological Society Top of the hill
Northland Astrological Society Top of the Hill - Morning tea.
Bring your own cup - All Welcome
This is to inform your branch members that a youth team will be operating the ZM4T contest station in Hawke’s Bay during the CQ WPX SSB contest last weekend of March. The contest is held 30/31 March 2019 and ZL stations can work each other for points. The exchange is “report + QSO number” starting with 59 001. Confirmed youth operators are Alice – ZL2EM (17), Jaidyn-ZL2MRLP (15) and Xenia-ZL4YL (17). We will participate in the Multi-operator single transmitter class from the ZM4T contest station. We will use the Elecraft K3 radio + KPA500 amplifier. Antennas are a vertical for 160m, a 4 square for 80 m, 2 x 2 element yagis for 40m, 2 x 3 element yagis for 20 m, 2 x 3 + 1 x 5 element for 15m and 3 x 4 elements for 10 m. Please call us on all bands! Contest rules can be found here: www.cqwpx.com/rules
Xenia – ZL4YL
Low Band Contest - All Bands 6m and up to and including 70cm
2019 Conference New Plymouth…
NZART Conference 2019 is to be held in New Plymouth on Queen’s Birthday Weekend,
Saturday June 1st and 2nd 2019 at the Quality Plymouth Hotel who offer extremely competitive rates for accommodation. Phone the Plymouth on 0800-800-597. When booking quote the code NPAmateurradio31May19. You can also book via email contacting Marie on firstname.lastname@example.org using the above booking quote.
Wed03Jul20197:30 pmClub Rooms
ZL1REY - Mobile & Portable Operations
Wed07Aug20197:30 pmClub Rooms
Ladies Night - Bernina Sewing Machine Demonstration
FT8DMC ACTIVITY WEEKS 10th-24th AUGUST 2019
In August 2019, a number of Special Event Stations will be on the air during
the FT8DMC activity weeks from 10-24. August.
All stations will be signing the FTDMC or FTDM suffix, referring to the 2nd Anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.
A special QSL card will confirm all QSO’s.
An FTDMC Anniversary Award will be available.
By working the FTDMC and FTDM stations, points can be collected for various levels of the Award.
The Award will be issued in four different classes:
Bronze: 10 FT8 QSO’s with at least 3 different special 'FTDMC/FTDM' stations
Silver: 15 FT8 QSO’s with at least 4 different special 'FTDMC/FTDM' stations
Gold: 20 FT8 QSO’s with at least 5 different special 'FTDMC/FTDM' stations
Platinum: 30 FT8 QSO’s with all activated 'FTDMC/FTDM' stations.
Please note, that working the same station on the same band in the same mode is considered a 'dupe' QSO and will not count for the award.
The award will be available free in a digital format.
How to obtain this award?
Use UAAC software (https://epc-mc.eu/index.php?lang=en) for the application.
NOT QRV between Aug 16th & 23rd
( Active 10th to 15th and back on 24th )
Away for ILLW 2019 - Lighthouse weekend.
Sat31Aug201910:00 am Gordonton Hall - 1024 Gordonton Rd (SH 1B)
This is a new location this year - Icom will be present
Selling starts at 10 am Venue opens 8 am Free entry for Buyers
Table Space: $20.00 per space pre-paid - $25.00 per space on the day
Food and Refreshments Available on site.
Web site: http://www.zl1ux.org.nz/market_day.html
Postal: PO Box 606, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton 3240
Microwave Contest - All Bands 23cm and up
Sat02Nov201910:00 amRosebank Rd Avondale Auckland - Details to follow
Sun17Nov201912:30 pmPaura Bay Tavern
Field Day Contest - All Bands 6m and up