Upcoming Events

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  • Wed
    07
    Feb
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7c8VKH4WIdo

    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.

  • Wed
    10
    Apr
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms

    Ever wondered about going portable in the bush and helping out the WICEN crew with radio at Equine Endurance checkpoints? We are holding a special forum on Wednesday 10th April from 7:30pm on everything involved with providing Radio Safety Communications.

  • 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

  • Wed
    01
    May
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms & Streaming

    REAST’s May presentation night will be a fascinating presentation on a true Tasmanian telegraphy, telephony and wireless pioneer - FW “Pop” Medhurst who started his wireless experimentation at A7AH.

  • Wed
    08
    May
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms & Streaming

    You have seen those operators out in the bush or on top of a mountain with their antennas, batteries and rigs making contacts around the world and thought, I really wish I could do that! The format will be a forum getting everyone together to share their experience, tricks of the trade, epic or not so epic fails and hints and tips of operating portable and mobile.

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2024
    10:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Standard, Advanced Licence & Regulations Assessment Day.

  • Wed
    05
    Jun
    2024
    7:30 pmQueen's Domain Clubrooms & Streaming

    What is a glitch? What is a pulsar? Dr Jim Palfreyman will present the sequel to his 2012 REAST talk. And like Godfather 2 and The Empire Strikes Back, it will be better than the original.

  • Wed
    12
    Jun
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms & Streaming

    REAST June Forum Night: APRS and Meshtastic

    Join us for an exciting evening at the REAST June Forum Night on 12th June 2024, starting at 7:30 pm at the Queens Domain Clubrooms and streamed. 

    This event is all about APRS and Meshtastic networks, and we’re inviting enthusiasts to come along and share their experiences and projects.

    Whether you’re a seasoned expert or just curious about these technologies, bring your gear for a show-and-tell session and connect with fellow amateur radio aficionados. 

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, share, and explore the fascinating world of APRS and Meshtastic!

    73, REAST Committee

  • 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

  • Wed
    03
    Jul
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms & Streaming

    Join us at the REAST Amateur Radio Quiz Night on 3rd July 2024, starting at 7:30pm at the Queens Domain Clubrooms. 

  • Wed
    10
    Jul
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms and Streaming

    This forum night will focus on amateur radio contesting in all it's forms. It will be held in the Queen's Domain clubrooms from 7:30pm and will be streamed.

  • Sat
    27
    Jul
    2024
    10:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Standard, Advanced Licence & Regulations Assessment Day.

    Assessments commence at 10AM.

    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 week prior to the session.

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

    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
    07
    Aug
    2024
    7:30 pmQueens Domain Clubrooms and Streaming

    To coincide with the International Lighthouse and LightShip Weekend (ILLW) - REAST's August Presentation night will be a wonderful wander through the life of Mike Jenner VK7FB and his time with the Lighthouse Service.

  • 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
    28
    Sep
    2024
    10:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Standard, Advanced Licence & Regulations Assessment Day.

    Assessments commence at 10AM.

    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 week prior to the session.

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

    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

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2024
    Sun
    03
    Nov
    2024
    Queens Domain Clubrooms & University of Tasmania

    Australia's preeminent conference is happening again on 1st-3rd of November 2024 at the University of Tasmania.

  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2024
    10:00 amQueens Domain Clubrooms

    REAST will be holding a Standard, Advanced Licence & Regulations Assessment Day.

    Assessments commence at 10AM.

    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 week prior to the session.

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

    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 Group (WAGs) – 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.

Wednesday Experimenter’s Group (WEGs) – Every Wednesday night 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.