Amateur Radio

VK4RTT 2M Beacon Upgrade

Learn more about the new VK4RTT beacon, now in service, as of Sunday January 20, 2013.

The previous beacon served the VHF community very well, for around 30 years, but over time became increasingly unreliable.

So, a replacement was commissioned.


Rig Blaster Advantage Unboxing

Unboxing of a West Mountain Radio Rigblaster Advantage interface unit.

This unit offers a lot of great features at a good price.


Icom CR-293 High Stab Option

A look at the Icom CR-293 High Stability Oscillator option in an IC-910.

Easy to tweak, and the stability is very good.
You may not need to muck around with GPS Locking at all.


S/E QLD Microwave Activity Day, Oct 2012

This video takes a look at the S/E QLD Microwave Activity Day (MAD) on October 28, 2012.

See VK4ADC, VK4AQF, VK4EA, VK4GHZ, VK4KJJ, VK4OE, VK4UH, VK4ZQ operating on the microwave bands around South East Queensland.

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S/E QLD 2012 Microwave Test & Tune Day

This is a 2-part series covering the VK4 2012 Microwave Test & Tune day, held at the Redcliffe & Districts Radio Club rooms on September 16, 2012.

S/E QLD Microwave 2012 Tune Up Day – Part 1


S/E QLD Microwave 2012 Tune Up Day – Part 2


VHF/UHF Summer Field Day 2012 at VK4GHZ/P

Join team members:
Adam, VK4GHZ
Alan, VK4WR
Graeme, VK4FI
Scott, VK4CZ
at their Summer Field Day station atop Mt Richmond, in Northen NSW.