Amateur Radio operators are people from all walks of life — no matter what age, gender or physical ability. There are around 5, in New Zealand and about 4, around the world in almost every country. Getting started in Amateur Radio has never been easier!
Amateur Radio is a great hobby to get into. It allows licensed operators to communicate with others locally and word wide using Radio Communications and to learn technical skills relating things such as Computers, Electronics and Engineering. Fox Hunt - 27 April Whilst this will be a smaller event, it is a good opportunity to test equipment and introduce the newbies into the activity.
The club is also on QRZ. The time and location of meetings are arranged on a month to month basis by the committee. Members and those known to be interested are then notified mainly via the club newsletter or email. To apply please contact the secretary -see above.
If you are already a licensed amateur radio operator or looking forward to getting your licence we would welcome your membership of our Branch. This is a constitutional requirement for our Executive Officers and Committee. Please note, membership is subject to acceptance.
If any members would like to be on our committee this is great time to get on and bring your fresh new thoughts to our club. Callsigns will be issued in the week to come. If you hear them on the air please say hi so they can add you to their contacts and welcome them to our amazing hobby.
The Amateur Radio Emergency Communications organisation is a network of amateur radio operators throughout New Zealand, who provide communication services to emergency services at incidents. AREC was founded amid the disasterous Napier earthquake ofin which the only form of communication available to people was via Amateur Radio operators in Napier to Wellington. The mode of transmission was Morse code.
Right then the work was well advanced but based on the USA standards and criteria. Suddenly the development was back to square one, requiring redesign of almost everything. Then came another set-back.
It represents New Zealand amateur radio operators nationally and internationally. It is an association of individual members, however those members are encouraged to form local branches. In the Association became an incorporated society and in their membership numbers reached a high of 4,
All amateur radio operators are required to gain a qualification that covers the risks and harmful effects of interference from their transmitting equipment. This includes the risks associated with transmitting at high power levels. Operating at such high transmitting power is likely to cause interference to, and disruption of, a range of other licensed radio services in the local area.