Welcome to ZL2KO

Club Meeting 1st July 2020

Wednesday 1st July 19:30

Back at Level One we can all get together again! As we discussed in one of the previous club Zoom Meetings we would like to make this a social evening. As such the club will be providing a Pizza supper – fell free to bring along your own preferred beverage.

Other Topics:
• AGM Update.
• HamCram
• Club Rooms Grounds Maintenance
• Second Hand Equipment Sale / Fund Raiser

Remember the Rules – don’t come if any of the following apply to you:

• If you are unwell with a cough, fever, or other respiratory symptoms.
• If you have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 until they have completed the prescribed quarantine period, even if they are completely symptom free.
• If you have returned from any overseas country until they have completed the self-quarantine period for 14 days, even if they are symptom free
• If you are undergoing COVID-19 testing, until they have received negative results and are symptom free
• If you have been advised to stay at home by a health professional

Car Boot Sale and Mini Junk Sale 11th July 2020

Saturday 11 July 09:00 to 13:00

Although a little later than planned due to our Covid -19 lock down we have set the date for our Car Boot Sale and Mini Junk Sale.

Mini-Junk Sale
We are accepting donations of equipment for sale at the Mini Junk Sale with all proceeds going to the Club in support of the upgrade of the Repeater Hut exterior cladding and the Club Rooms. Please contact Bill (ZL2BILL) and Pete (ZL2AUB) for donations.

Car Boot Sale
If you want to sell your own equipment we are offering a car boot sale option. It will cost you $10 per “car boot” payable on the day to the Treasurer. Sale area will be in the Car Park beside the club room.

Location
Manawatu Amateur Radio Society Club Rooms
65 Totara Road
Palmerston North

Remember the Rules – don’t come if any of the following apply to you:

• If you are unwell with a cough, fever, or other respiratory symptoms.
• If you have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 until they have completed the prescribed quarantine period, even if they are completely symptom free.
• If you have returned from any overseas country until they have completed the self-quarantine period for 14 days, even if they are symptom free
• If you are undergoing COVID-19 testing, until they have received negative results and are symptom free
• If you have been advised to stay at home by a health professional

Beginners Class and HamCram

Classes are run from 1900hrs – 2100hrs on the following dates

Tuesday June 23 – Class 6 - Transmitters 1& 2
Saturday June 27 – Weekend Exercise – Practical sessions.
Tuesday June 30 – Class 7 - Receivers 1 & 2
Tuesday July 7 – Class 8 - Transmissions Lines / Antennas
Tuesday July 14 – Class 9 - Propagation / Interference / HF Station
Tuesday July 21 – Class 10 - Operating 1 & 2 / Digi modes
Tuesday July 28 – Class 11 – Recap
Saturday Aug 1 and Sunday Aug 2 – HamCram weekend and exam
Tuesday Aug 4 – What’s next? Where to from here now I have your licence?
Tuesday Aug 11 – What’s next? Your Amateur Radio Station

Latest HF Sunday Roster is on-line via our calendar below or you can download a PDF version here to keep on file.

HF Sunday Roster Until 1st Nov 2020

ZL2KO Events 2020

July 2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • 2KO HF Net 3.570 LSB ZL2BILL
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  • Committee Meeting - Check Website
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  • ZL2KO Thursday Net 147.125
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  • Junk and Car Boot Sale
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  • 2KO HF Net 3.570 LSB ZL2IAN
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  • ZL2KO Thursday Net 147.125
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  • 2KO HF Net 3.570 LSB ZL2BPX
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  • ZL2KO Thursday Net 147.125
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  • 2KO HF Net 3.570 LSB ZL2AUB
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  • ZL2KO Thursday Net 147.125
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Local Nets and SOTA Information

SOTA Freq

2M FM - 145.5 (then move off when/if you get a call), 144.200
2M SSB - 144.3 (and again move)
6M SSB - 50.200 (and again move)
10m SSB – 28.360, 28.420, 28.470
12m SSB -24.940-24.990

SOTA Freq

15m SSB - 21.350
17m SSB – 18.130, 18.095, 18.155
20m. SSB 14.345 or 14.342-347 (14.285 QRP avoid if possible).
40m SSB - 7.090, 7.118 (QRP Frequency), 7.125, 7.185 (CW 7.032)
80m SSB – 3.690

Local Net List

Monday's
Old Timers Net - 20:30 - 3.870Mhz
D-Star International Net - 1200(w) 1300(s) - REF001 C
Home Brew Net - 17:30 - 3.600 (around this freq)

Tuesday
Whangauni Branch 48 Net - 20:00 - 146.900 Repeater

Thursday
Manawatu Branch 20 Net - 20:00 - 147.125 Repeater

Local Net List

Friday
Digital ZL National Net - 20:00 | On module Z on XLX Reflectors 750,299 and TG530 Brandmeister Network

Saturday
Kings of the Round Table - 1200(w) 1300(s) - REF006 A

Sunday
Manawatu Branch 20 HF Net - 09:00 - 3.570Mhz
America-Link Net - 1200(w) 1300(s) - Fusion Room 21080, FCS2-90, YFS

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