Hooray! the clubrooms have reopened, but please be aware that access to the clubrooms relies on people respecting the physical distancing and hygiene guidelines as directed by public health services. If you are feeling unwell or have symptoms of covid-19 please stay at home.
Sun30Jan202211:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms
The postponed REAST Open Day 2022 will be held on January 30th from 11:00am to 3:00pm in and around the Queens Domain Clubrooms. Come along have a snag and learn all about some mind-blowing technology!
Sun06Feb202211:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms
The REAST AGM will be held on Feb 6th 2022 in the clubrooms. Please consider nominating to help run your club.
Wed02Mar20227:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
The REAST Committee will be holding a Foundation Licence Focus night on 2nd March 2022 and want to get as many of our new (and old) Foundation Licence holders along as well as our experienced operators to share their collective experiences about getting on the air.
Wed06Apr20227:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
Andrew VK7AJ is a well respected and in-demand Broadcast Audio Tech who travels Australia doing audio for Test Cricket, Big Bash Cricket (BBL and WBBL) , Football (AFL and AFLW) NBL Basketball and many other sports. Andrew has some great stories of mixing it with the "Talent" and using the phenomenal technology that rolls into town when these events occur.
Sat07May202210:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms
The Wireless Institute of Australia will be holding their Hybrid (in person and online) Annual General Meeting and Open Forum on 7th May 2022.
Both will be streamed online using zoom.
Sat07May20221:00 pmUTAS IMAS Aurora Lecture Theatre 20 Castray Esplanade
Antarctica really is an amazing place and the WIA AGM & Virtual Conference is showcasing Antarctic history, adventure, global research and communications challenges.
Wed25May20227:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
We are lucky to have QRP Guru - Peter Parker VK3YE in Tasmania visiting family toward the end of May and he has agreed to give us a presentation and share his vast QRP radio experience.
This presentation called 6 ways to make contacts will explore some great ideas for you to get contacts using low power.
Wed22Jun20227:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
Our June presentation night will be a focus on marine and scientific electronics and many of the techniques used in this fascinating area.
Our presenter is Kim Brigg VK7KB from the Australian Antarctic Division.
Wed13Jul20227:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
Test your ham radio trivia knowledge - come along for four rounds of things that make your brain explode - amateur radio!!!!
Sat23Jul20229:30 amQueens Domain Clubrooms
There are no foxes in Tasmania...or are there some electronics one lurking in hidden places that only amateur radio operators can find. Why not come along to the Queens Domain and team up to find where these pesky foxes are hiding!!
Wed03Aug20227:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
Joe VK7JS is a blind amateur who has developed - amongst many other pieces of software, the AccessibleGD77 firmware to replace the standard GD77 firmware to make the handheld much more friendly to visually impaired with lots of benefits for non-visually impaired people as well. Joe will be describing this development and the features of the new firmware.
Wed07Sep20227:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
An interview from Casey Station
Our REAST presentation night will be an interview with Warren VK7WN/VK0WN direct from Casey Station in Antarctica.
This will be a free-flowing discussion with Warren following an outline of a typical day at Casey Station with some interesting stories thrown in.
The interview will take place on Wednesday 7th September 2022 from 7:30pm from the Queen’s Domain clubrooms and via Zoom.
A huge thank you to Warren for making time to do this for us.
The interview and Q&A will be streamed on the REAST YouTube channel.
73, REAST Committee
Sat05Nov2022Sun06Nov20229:00 amSir Stanley Burbury Theatre - University of Tasmania Sandy Bay Campus
Welcome to the newest and most exciting event on the Amateur Radio calendar – the Tassie Ham Radio Conference & Expo to be held in Hobart at the University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus on November 5th and 6th, 2022.
Wed07Dec20225:00 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms
The REAST Committee would like to celebrate 2022 by putting on a free BBQ for Members. Why not come along and enjoy a snag, hamburger or vege burger and solve the problems of the world before silly season really kicks in 😉
Wednesday Lunchtime Social Gathering – Every Wednesday 12.00 – 2.00pm
REAST Clubrooms, Upper Queens Domain
Every Wednesday members of the club get together for a social gathering, enjoying lunch together and general discussion.
Satellite & DATV Experimenters Night – Every Wednesday from around 7:00pm
REAST Clubrooms, Upper Queens Domain
Join members of the club in a weekly after work get together involving Satellite experimentation, Digital Amateur TV Broadcasts, demonstrations, show-and-tell, general discussion and videos.