Meetings

Meetings of the Wellington VHF Group

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 26 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

BBQ 27 January (Saturday)

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The Wellington VHF Group & Kapiti Branch would like to invite everyone in the Wellington Area to join them for a BBQ at Queen Elizabeth II park from 12 Noon.

Picnic area 7 will be allocated to us and entry is via Wellington Road, Paekakariki.

Enter from Wellington Road Pakakariki when you enter the park head left around the large loop  and just before you get back to where you start from there  is a large open area    

July Meeting - NZ Red Cross IT & Telecom Assisting Nepal Earthquake Response

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Don ZL2TLL was one of the team of three New Zealand Red Cross IT & Telecom Emergency Response Unit members that arrived in Nepal on 29 April 2015, four days after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Don will talk about the ERU and what it did to assist the relief effort in Nepal.

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Tawa Community Centre