Upcoming Events

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.

Jump to regular events.

  • Wed
    07
    Feb
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms

    Kicking off our 2024 presentation series we have something special.

    Greg Bird from the Tasmanian Surf Life Saving Association is giving us a presentation on the their extensive statewide radio network.

    It gets underway from the Queen's Domain Clubrooms from 7:30pm.

    The presentation will be streamed on the REAST YouTube channel.

    Look forward to seeing you there.

    73, REAST Committee

  • Sun
    18
    Feb
    2024
    1:00 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms

    The Annual General Meeting and Special General Meeting of the Radio and Electronics Association of Southern Tasmania Inc will occur on the 7th February 2023 from 1pm and will be proceeded by a free Sausage Sizzle from 12 noon.

    Further information about both meetings will be distributed to member emails prior to the meetings.

    73, REAST Committee.

  • Sat
    24
    Feb
    2024
    9:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Foundation Training and All Licence Assessment Day.

    Foundation Licence training commences at 9AM and Assessments commence around 1PM.

    If you would like to participate in this session then please contact Reg Emmett VK7KK - REAST Learning Organiser on email: [email protected] or mobile: 0417 391 607 at least a fortnight prior to the session.

    Foundation License Handbooks are stocked at the Tasmanian Petroleum Service Station which is at 136-138 Main Road Moonah thanks to Clayton VK7ZCR. Please note that only cash ($35) can be used to pay for the Foundation Licence Manuals at the Service Station or they can be ordered through the WIA, see the Foundation Manual Page.

    Courses available
    There are a range of options available to study for amateur radio examinations:

    • A Self Study Manual is available for the Foundation Licence
    • REAST Foundation Licence Training Videos – 10 REAST YouTube videos
    • WIA Foundation Licence practice examinations
    • Other self study options – self study – there are many courses of study available through books, the Internet and CD-ROM; or,
    • By completing correspondence courses; or,
    • Study in a radio class.

    Please contact us for more information

    We recommend the Silvertrain for Advanced and Standard Training material and courses. More information can be found at: https://www.silvertrain.com.au/

    An alternative is the Radio and Electronics School courses for Standard and Advanced training material. More information can be found at: www.res.net.au

    Happy Studying

  • Wed
    06
    Mar
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms

    Mars Buttfield-Addison is a UTAS PhD candidate and her speciality is tracking Space Junk and Tasmania has a special role in this endeavour and amateur radio can play a part in this too.

  • Wed
    03
    Apr
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms

    Thanks to Peter Pokorny VK2EMR who will be giving us a humorous presentation about how universal coordinated time (UTC) came into existence and why we need Leap Seconds.

  • Sat
    27
    Apr
    2024
    9:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Foundation Training and All Licence Assessment Day.

    Foundation Licence training commences at 9AM and Assessments commence around 1PM.

    If you would like to participate in this session then please contact Reg Emmett VK7KK - REAST Learning Organiser on email: [email protected] or mobile: 0417 391 607 at least a fortnight prior to the session.

    Foundation License Handbooks are stocked at the Tasmanian Petroleum Service Station which is at 136-138 Main Road Moonah thanks to Clayton VK7ZCR. Please note that only cash ($35) can be used to pay for the Foundation Licence Manuals at the Service Station or they can be ordered through the WIA, see the Foundation Manual Page.

    Courses available
    There are a range of options available to study for amateur radio examinations:

    • A Self Study Manual is available for the Foundation Licence
    • REAST Foundation Licence Training Videos – 10 REAST YouTube videos
    • WIA Foundation Licence practice examinations
    • Other self study options – self study – there are many courses of study available through books, the Internet and CD-ROM; or,
    • By completing correspondence courses; or,
    • Study in a radio class.

    Please contact us for more information

    We recommend the Silvertrain for Advanced and Standard Training material and courses. More information can be found at: https://www.silvertrain.com.au/

    An alternative is the Radio and Electronics School courses for Standard and Advanced training material. More information can be found at: www.res.net.au

    Happy Studying

  • Sat
    29
    Jun
    2024
    9:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Foundation Training and All Licence Assessment Day.

    Foundation Licence training commences at 9AM and Assessments commence around 1PM.

    If you would like to participate in this session then please contact Reg Emmett VK7KK - REAST Learning Organiser on email: [email protected] or mobile: 0417 391 607 at least a fortnight prior to the session.

    Foundation License Handbooks are stocked at the Tasmanian Petroleum Service Station which is at 136-138 Main Road Moonah thanks to Clayton VK7ZCR. Please note that only cash ($35) can be used to pay for the Foundation Licence Manuals at the Service Station or they can be ordered through the WIA, see the Foundation Manual Page.

    Courses available
    There are a range of options available to study for amateur radio examinations:

    • A Self Study Manual is available for the Foundation Licence
    • REAST Foundation Licence Training Videos – 10 REAST YouTube videos
    • WIA Foundation Licence practice examinations
    • Other self study options – self study – there are many courses of study available through books, the Internet and CD-ROM; or,
    • By completing correspondence courses; or,
    • Study in a radio class.

    Please contact us for more information

    We recommend the Silvertrain for Advanced and Standard Training material and courses. More information can be found at: https://www.silvertrain.com.au/

    An alternative is the Radio and Electronics School courses for Standard and Advanced training material. More information can be found at: www.res.net.au

    Happy Studying

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2024
    9:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Foundation Training and All Licence Assessment Day.

    Foundation Licence training commences at 9AM and Assessments commence around 1PM.

    If you would like to participate in this session then please contact Reg Emmett VK7KK - REAST Learning Organiser on email: [email protected] or mobile: 0417 391 607 at least a fortnight prior to the session.

    Foundation License Handbooks are stocked at the Tasmanian Petroleum Service Station which is at 136-138 Main Road Moonah thanks to Clayton VK7ZCR. Please note that only cash ($35) can be used to pay for the Foundation Licence Manuals at the Service Station or they can be ordered through the WIA, see the Foundation Manual Page.

    Courses available
    There are a range of options available to study for amateur radio examinations:

    • A Self Study Manual is available for the Foundation Licence
    • REAST Foundation Licence Training Videos – 10 REAST YouTube videos
    • WIA Foundation Licence practice examinations
    • Other self study options – self study – there are many courses of study available through books, the Internet and CD-ROM; or,
    • By completing correspondence courses; or,
    • Study in a radio class.

    Please contact us for more information

    We recommend the Silvertrain for Advanced and Standard Training material and courses. More information can be found at: https://www.silvertrain.com.au/

    An alternative is the Radio and Electronics School courses for Standard and Advanced training material. More information can be found at: www.res.net.au

    Happy Studying

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2024
    9:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Foundation Training and All Licence Assessment Day.

    Foundation Licence training commences at 9AM and Assessments commence around 1PM.

    If you would like to participate in this session then please contact Reg Emmett VK7KK - REAST Learning Organiser on email: [email protected] or mobile: 0417 391 607 at least a fortnight prior to the session.

    Foundation License Handbooks are stocked at the Tasmanian Petroleum Service Station which is at 136-138 Main Road Moonah thanks to Clayton VK7ZCR. Please note that only cash ($35) can be used to pay for the Foundation Licence Manuals at the Service Station or they can be ordered through the WIA, see the Foundation Manual Page.

    Courses available
    There are a range of options available to study for amateur radio examinations:

    • A Self Study Manual is available for the Foundation Licence
    • REAST Foundation Licence Training Videos – 10 REAST YouTube videos
    • WIA Foundation Licence practice examinations
    • Other self study options – self study – there are many courses of study available through books, the Internet and CD-ROM; or,
    • By completing correspondence courses; or,
    • Study in a radio class.

    Please contact us for more information

    We recommend the Silvertrain for Advanced and Standard Training material and courses. More information can be found at: https://www.silvertrain.com.au/

    An alternative is the Radio and Electronics School courses for Standard and Advanced training material. More information can be found at: www.res.net.au

    Happy Studying

Regular Events

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.