Meetings

Meetings of the Wellington VHF Group

April Meeting - Ian Hutchings ZL2HUT on the Wellington Coastguard Comms

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The General meeting this month will be an online meeting.

 Ian Hutchings, ZL2HUT will talk on :
Coastguard run a VHF Comms system around the Wellington Coast.
The on-line presentation and meeting will outline what was discovered when the system trouble shooters from the VHF group got busy on the network design and radio equipment.

Date: 30 April 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Google Meet https://meet.google.com/zoa-bkio-noq or (09) 886 4223, pin 762 472 801#

March Meeting - 1/4 Wave Stub Filters

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The feature series in the last three month’s of Q Bit has been about using 1/4 wave stubs for filters. To follow this up, the author is going to provide an overview of the theory and a short practical demonstration of stub filters.

Doug ZL2TAR has plenty of professional and practical experience with designing and implementing 1/4 wave filters to meet the requirements of closely located antennas and site that may suffer from interference.

January Meeting- Combined Branches BBQ at Kapiti

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Hello and Happy New Year!

Our only meeting this month is a BBQ with the Kapiti Branch on Saturday 25 January from midday.  We will be at QEII park picnic area 7 and entry is via Wellington Road, Paekakariki. (access from Paekakariki  and you will need to bring everything- even shade and a seat! There is plenty of space and last year was a lovely afternoon.  If you can bring a BBQ to cook on (gas only), please do so if you don't have one, I'm sure you can share space on one.  

August Meeting - Porirua Emergency Management Operations Centre (Civil Defence)

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This building has been recently totally refurbished and has purpose built radio communications and operation rooms.

Branch 74 AREC is working closely with the Emergency Management Office helping to provide some of the communications infrastructure that will assist during an emergency operation.

Date: Thursday 29 March
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: 2B Raiha Street Porirua