Author Archives: VK7TW

Frederick “Pop” Medhurst – Local Telegraphy, Telephony and Wireless Pioneer

The presentation night for May featured a fascinating history of a true Tasmanian Telegraphy, Telephony and Wireless Pioneer – Frederick “Pop” Medhurst. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QD7Px1IyE1w The chronological journey of Frederick “Pop” Medhurst was given by Justin VK7TW who wrote the source article … Continue reading

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VK7MO features Amateur Radio on local Science Podcast

Rex VK7MO features amateur radio on local Science Podcast – pickup and listen on the favourite podcast application. https://thatsscience.org/

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Amateur Radio in the Media

Amateur Radio in the Media Hayden VK7HH on ABC Local Radio Hayden talked for a whopping 18m with Helen Shields on ABC Local Radio on the evening of Thursday 11 April 2024. Hayden talked about how amateur radio is flourishing … Continue reading

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2024 REAST Life Members

Annual General / Special General Meetings / New Life Members The Annual General Meeting of REAST was held last Sunday with Silent Keys being remembered, reports being received and the election of the 2024 office bearers: President – Hayden VK7HH, … Continue reading

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Fox Hunt Day

REAST hosted a Fox Hunt day on Saturday 6th August 2022. Even though the weather was a little bleak there were 10 hardy fox hunters who come along. Fox hunters gathered for a quick briefing before setting off into the … Continue reading

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VK0PD and his Antarctic Adventures

November Presentation We have been fortunate to be able to secure a presentation from Paul Daniels VK0PD / VK2PAD who gave us an illustrated talk on his experience spending the winter at the Australian Antarctic Division Casey station. Paul started … Continue reading

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Military Radio and Antennas

October Presentation Day It was a standing room only presentation from Peter, Kim and Denis on 3rd October 2021. Peter VK7KPC started with FSE-58 section radio from Germany with Helmet antenna – It is crystal locked – mode is FM … Continue reading

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P25 Emergency Services Network Build

September Presentation Night The first Wednesday night of September it was standing room only in the REAST COVID-Safe clubrooms for a presentation on how to build a statewide P25 based Emergency Services radio network given by Andrew Johns VK7AJ. Andrew … Continue reading

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Community Radio Station Technical Support

Opportunity for Amateur Radio operators to become involved Being an experienced amateur radio operator gives you some unique experiences, knowledge and skills. Ranging from operating computers & computer control, to integration and interfacing, through to knowing and applying radio transmission … Continue reading

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REAST – R2 Repeater Link Update

From the REAST Repeater coordinator we hear an update about the R2 linking. Please note the new permanent link arrangements between the Domain and Mt Nelson repeaters. VK7RAD 2m repeater on 146.7 is now permanently linked to VK7RDS 70cm repeater … Continue reading

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