Meetings

Meetings of the Wellington VHF Group

September Meeting - Join us for dinner at 6:30

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Breaking News: 

With the return to level 1 this week, we are going to have our 50th celebration dinner at 6:30 pm at the meeting room in Tawa on Thursday 24 September.

We will have a few pizzas there, but feel free to bring something to eat. We will have soft drinks, tea and coffee, but you can bring anything you like.

This will be followed by our main meeting and special guest speaker, Shalini Divya who will be giving a presentation on her research into Aluminium-ion batteries.

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.