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WAIKATO VHF GROUP .....
was founded on 16 June 1963 by 10 amateurs, to serve the VHF needs of amateur radio operators in the region. The Group has progressed from that time to the present with virtually the same objectives in mind. The Group has a very comprehensive net work of both VHF and UHF repeaters located at several strategic sites that cover a major portion of the North Island of New Zealand.
The objectives of the Group are: Amongst others;
1. To support the aims and objectives of the NZART
2. To foster local interest in Amateur Radio, particularly at VHF and higher frequencies
3. To establish and operate amateur transmitting and repeater stations
Without doubt these aims and objectives are more than adequately being catered for by this dedicated Group of Amateur Radio Operators.
Further details on the history of the Waikato VHF Group can be found here.
Extension to WaiPlenty Network
new site is to be established between
Waihi and Whangamata with the site name of Waihi North. Waihi North
will be linked to the WaiPlenty Network at Te Weraiti (see 'Planned'
site in image below). Frequencies have been approved for the repeater
(145.475 MHz) and UHF link to Te Weraiti. All approvals necessary to
proceed have been received by the Group, but we are waiting for a
scheduled upgrade of the building to be completed. While the upgrade is
being completed, all equipment will be purchased and setup ready for
installation at the earliest opportunity.
The establishment of this new site has
been made possible thanks to a very generous donation by Waihi, Branch
43. Thank you Waihi.
New Page added to website
This new page has a number of images of
an historical nature, including images taken at the AGM. These can be
seen HERE, or in the drop-down list
under 'Picture Gallery'.
The above presentation by Ian ZL1TAT,
covering the 1st 50 years of the group, can be viewed from HERE. It is also available in
the 'Filing Cabinet'.
Just click on the image below to see a larger version and to read more ...
Interested in joining the Waikato VHF Group?
New or exisiting members can click HERE for details and an application form.
Are you able to assist the Group by sponsoring a Waikato VHF Group
Repeater or Beacon Licence?
If so - click HERE for details.
Click above image to find out more!
Read an article on the first 2 metre beacon manufactured and installed by the Group, in 1972.
A copy of the constitution of the Group is now available for downloading.
See a Slide Show featuring the Kordia National System sites.
For any repeater or equipment problems see Waikato Rptrs & National System Status.
Any constructive comments, content or ideas for additional pages are welcome.
Join the Waikato VHF Group Net on Sunday evenings at 20.45 hrs local NZST
on either '6950 MHz, '5675 MHz or '5575 MHz repeaters or the IRLP reflector 9505.
ALL ARE WELCOME
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