Events https://vhf.nz/ en Branch 50/74 Lunch and Shed Workshop Event https://vhf.nz/node/606 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Branch 50/74 Lunch and Shed Workshop Event</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/zl2wal" lang="" about="/users/zl2wal" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">ZL2WAL</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 02/28/2020 - 18:04</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img alt="Homebrew Transceiver" data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" src="http://zl2wb.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/54B7358D-B33A-437A-B716-591EF77D894B-768x576.jpeg" /></p> <p>On 1 March from 12 noon -3pm we will be meeting for a light lunch at Mike ZL1AXG’s QTH</p> <p>Branch 50 NZART will be ordering in a light fingerfood lunch (savouries and sandwiches) as the hosts for the joint event for Branch 50 and Branch 74 members.</p> <p>Venue: Mike’s Garage, 2 Derry Hill, Churton Park (Please park on roadside outside QTH or on Amesbury Drive)</p> <p>We will have a special guest presenter – Charlie Morris ZL2CTM talking to us about homebrew transceiver design approaches.</p> <p>Charlie has a range of experimental radios using quite different techniques. He has a global following of QRP and homebrew affiacondos who follow his latest creations. For example, check out his videos on Youtube and this review of an SDR design on Soldersmoke: <a href="http://soldersmoke.blogspot.com/2016/02/zl2ctms-teensy-sdr-ssb-superhet-very.html">http://soldersmoke.blogspot.com/2016/02/zl2ctms-teensy-sdr-ssb-superhet-very.html</a></p> <p>The session will end with tea and coffee at around 3pm (or just prior).</p> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 05:04:59 +0000 ZL2WAL 606 at https://vhf.nz January Meeting- Combined Branches BBQ at Kapiti https://vhf.nz/MeetingJan2019 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">January Meeting- Combined Branches BBQ at Kapiti</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/zl2hd" lang="" about="/users/zl2hd" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">ZL2HD</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 01/06/2019 - 22:55</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Hello and Happy New Year!</p> <p>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.  </p> <p> QE II park site map <a href="http://www.gw.govt.nz/assets/Parks-and-Recreation/Queen-Elizabeth-Park/Paekakariki-picnic-sites.pdf">http://www.gw.govt.nz/assets/Parks-and-Recreation/Queen-Elizabeth-Park/Paekakariki-picnic-sites.pdf</a></p> <p>You will need a hat, and a chair, and food and drink, and be prepared to have a nice day with a wide range of young and old and radio amateurs and not yet radio amateurs, and I think their dogs and children and grandchildren etc.</p> <p>Give a call on the local National System freq I think or call on a mobile phone.  I'm aiming for 12 noon.  Thanks to the Kapiti Branch for inviting us back and getting it sorted again this year!</p> <p>73</p> <p>John ZL2HD</p> <p> </p> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/meetings" hreflang="en">Meetings</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> Sun, 06 Jan 2019 09:55:03 +0000 ZL2HD 558 at https://vhf.nz Christmas Dinner 30 November 7:30 Yum Yum House Tawa https://vhf.nz/node/525 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Christmas Dinner 30 November 7:30 Yum Yum House Tawa</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/zl2hd" lang="" about="/users/zl2hd" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">ZL2HD</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 11/27/2017 - 20:27</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> </p> <p>Please join us for an early Christmas Dinner at Yum Yum House in Tawa.</p> <p>Well reviewed by Group members and close to our normal venue.</p> <p><a href="https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1GGRV_enNZ751NZ753&amp;q=yum+yum+house+address&amp;stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAOPgE-LRT9c3LKhMLqosT7LQks1OttLPyU9OLMnMz4MzrBJTUopSi4sBmRswyi8AAAA&amp;sa=X&amp;ved=0ahUKEwinzJTjm97XAhXLabwKHT77Dj8Q6BMImgEwEQ">Address</a>: 2 Oxford St, Tawa, Wellington 5028</p> <p><a href="https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1GGRV_enNZ751NZ753&amp;q=yum+yum+house+phone&amp;sa=X&amp;ved=0ahUKEwinzJTjm97XAhXLabwKHT77Dj8Q6BMInQEwEg">Phone</a>: <a href="https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=yumyum+house&amp;rlz=1C1GGRV_enNZ751NZ753&amp;oq=yumyum+house&amp;aqs=chrome..69i57j35i39j0l4.5696j0j4&amp;sourceid=chrome&amp;ie=UTF-8#">04-232 8188</a>(Booking in the name of VHF) This is our last meeting for the year.    </p><p> </p> </div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/meetings" hreflang="en">Meetings</a></div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 07:27:13 +0000 ZL2HD 525 at https://vhf.nz Kordia National System Award 2017 - Power Stations https://vhf.nz/NSaward2017 <span property="dc:title" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Kordia National System Award 2017 - Power Stations</span> <span rel="sioc:has_creator" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/zl2hd" lang="" about="/users/zl2hd" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">ZL2HD</a></span> <span property="dc:date dc:created" datatype="xsd:dateTime" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 11/12/2016 - 12:28</span> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/contests" hreflang="en">Contests</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> <div property="content:encoded" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>This year to celebrate 20 years of the electricity market in New Zealand, the Kordia National System Award 2017 will have power stations as the theme.</p> <p>For this award, power stations that are grid connected and over 0.1 MW are included. You need to be close as you can get while remaining in a public place, and able to see the station.</p> <p>The name of the station needs to be included in the exchange and noted in the log.</p> <p>You can claim the station you are operating from, and the station of amateur you are working. If you are at the power station, please note this in your log as being your QTH for the entry.</p> <p>All contacts must be made over the UHF national system.</p> <p>All entries will be verified by other logs and check logs, so please ensure you have the callsign of the other amateur correct, as well as the date, time and power station name.</p> <p>The Award will <strong>start on Saturday 24th December 2016 and continue until the end of Monday 30th January 2017</strong>.</p> <p>Log must be sent to The Awards Manager, Wellington VHF Group, 28 Hereford Street Wilton, Wellington 6012. Alternatively, logs can be electronic or scanned and emailed. Logs must be received by 28 February 2017, or electronic or scanned to <a href="mailto:awards@vhf.org.nz">awards@vhf.org.nz</a></p> <p>Special note will be made for: number of power stations activated, total MW activated, number of award stations worked, total MW worked, number of contacts.</p> <p>We are keen to receive photos of amateurs operating at power stations, as well as your photos of the stations. These can be emailed as soon as possible, please do not wait until your log is sent. Photos can be added to the facebook page Kordia National System Award (@<a href="https://www.facebook.com/ZLNatSysAward">zlnatsysaward</a>).</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 23:28:16 +0000 ZL2HD 491 at https://vhf.nz Porirua Grand Traverse Sunday 3 April 2016 https://vhf.nz/node/483 <span property="dc:title" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Porirua Grand Traverse Sunday 3 April 2016</span> <span rel="sioc:has_creator" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/8" lang="" about="/user/8" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">ZL4JY</a></span> <span property="dc:date dc:created" datatype="xsd:dateTime" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 04/03/2016 - 11:58</span> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/arec" hreflang="en">AREC</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> <div property="content:encoded" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Various Wellington AREC Sections will be working together to support this multisport event on Sunday 3 April 2016. The event is being arranged by Ross ZL2UAC.  The event web site is here:</p> <p><a href="http://poriruagrandtraverse.co.nz/">http://poriruagrandtraverse.co.nz/</a></p> <p>More than 20 DMR portables and mobiles will be used for this event on the AREC ZL-TRBO network ZK talkgroup.</p> <p>On this day all international traffic talkgroups will not be available on TS1 of the DMR system so that the use of the ZK talkgroup can continue uninterrupted. The VK/ZL and ZL talkgroup will not be affected.</p> <p>- John, ZL4JY</p> <p> </p> </div> Sat, 02 Apr 2016 23:58:17 +0000 ZL4JY 483 at https://vhf.nz Kordia National System Award 2015 https://vhf.nz/KNSA2015 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Kordia National System Award 2015</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">VHFAdmin</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 03/13/2015 - 01:18</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"></div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:18:09 +0000 VHFAdmin 464 at https://vhf.nz VHF Convention Easter 2015 at Waikanae Community Centre https://vhf.nz/convention2015 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">VHF Convention Easter 2015 at Waikanae Community Centre</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/user/1" lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">VHFAdmin</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 02/14/2015 - 00:46</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"></div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/meetings" hreflang="en">Meetings</a></div> </div> </div> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:46:06 +0000 VHFAdmin 461 at https://vhf.nz ZL2IMD for International Marconi Day https://vhf.nz/node/444 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">ZL2IMD for International Marconi Day</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">SK-ZL2TGQ</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 04/27/2014 - 11:02</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Radio Spectrum Management have granted Wellington VHF Group, Branch 74, the <strong>Temporary Callsign ZL2IMD</strong> to commemorate International Marconi Day on 28 April.</p> <p>Listen out for ZL2IMD on the National System. E-QSL cards will be sent to all stations that request one.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/news" hreflang="en">News</a></div> </div> </div> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 23:02:20 +0000 SK-ZL2TGQ 444 at https://vhf.nz Saturday 1st Feb Colonial Knob Working Bee https://vhf.nz/node/438 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Saturday 1st Feb Colonial Knob Working Bee </span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/zl2hd" lang="" about="/users/zl2hd" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">ZL2HD</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 01/29/2014 - 18:35</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>We are looking for a team to work on the site this Saturday. We will meet at the gate at 10:30 for a 11:00 drive up the hill.</p> <p>If you are keen please text oh two 1 710102 and let John know, so we can ensure we have enough transport on the road.<br /> Plenty of indoor and outdoor work.</p> <p>See you then?</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 05:35:39 +0000 ZL2HD 438 at https://vhf.nz National System Award 2012 - Historic Places II https://vhf.nz/node/437 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">National System Award 2012 - Historic Places II</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">SK-ZL2TGQ</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 01/22/2014 - 19:16</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The award was presented this year by Hamilton Amateur Radio Club Inc, and followed their theme for the previous 2010 award, associated with the Historical Places Trust, with points awarded for contacts to/from Category II Historical Places.</p> <p>Once again the award followed the very successful model of the Wellington VHF Group Inc.</p> <p>For further information, see <a href="//www.zl1ux.org.nz/img/NS_Award_2012_Report.pdf">Hamilton Amateur Radio Club Inc</a></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field--type-entity-reference field--label-above field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix"> <div class="field__label">WVHFG Categories</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/categories/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> </div> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:16:11 +0000 SK-ZL2TGQ 437 at https://vhf.nz