We are lucky to have an excellent editor for our monthly newsletter ‘Interface’ : Caryl. She does all the hard work to keep us all informed on club matters, and might throw in the occasional joke too…
If you have any news or have written an interesting article or report on some event, please let Caryl know so she can put in the newsletter. Her email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are our newsletters, going back to August 2015:
Ham Newsletter January 2021 January BBQ’s, ZL2GVA CW paddles, funnies
Ham newsletter December 2020 Future events listing, WWV article
Ham newsletter November 2020 Ward Repeater mast and hut installation, SAR search Clarence, H-night
Ham newsletter October 2020 Constructors Award, Westfest report
Ham newsletter September 2020 ZL2BNE SSB tranceiver project update, Brayshaw Park antenna terrain analysis Zl2AYZ, Lighthouse weekend report
Ham newsletter August 2020 Brayshaw Tower refurbishment, Tower/Antenna history by Foss ZL2JKP, Mid Winter dinner, Amateur radio assisting with comms to aircraft in Chile (reprint Hastings and Napier radio clubs).
Ham newsletter July 2020 Weld Cone repeater shift update, Brayshaw Park tower removal for refurbishment, general info on future events (Lighthouse Weekend, HamCram, etc)
Ham newsletter June 2020 Exam assistance software by ZL2RKL, a waffle meter by ZL3TIL, HF antenna install ZL2BK, the NanoVNA and crystal filters ZL2BNE
Ham newsletter May 2020 Several activity report by members during Covid-19 lock-down.
Ham newsletter April 2020 AGM Report, Combined bbq with Nelson, Cheese muffin recipe, QRP tranceiver ZL2BNE.
Ham newsletter Covid supplement March 2020 Announcement of cancellation of all club meetings for the next 2 months to help fight Covid-19, postponement of HamCram weekend.
Ham newsletter March 2020 AGM Reports, Jock White Field Day, Westfest info, combined bbq with Nelson info.
Ham newsletter February 2020 Reports on Onamalutu BBS, Horse Trekking event, Wine and Food festival, SK – Robin York ZL2BGD
Ham newsletter January 2020 Meeting reports, New Year BBQ’s / Wine & Food announcements, Christmas Parade Report
Ham newsletter Nov December 2019 Meeting reports, upcoming activities (New Years BBQ, Ham-Cram, etc)
Ham newsletter October 2019 Meeting reports, club/NZART membership clarification
Ham newsletter September 2019 Constructors Award, EastFest 2019 Program, Questionnaire results
Ham newsletter August 2019 Lighthouse weekend Cape Campbell
Ham newsletter July 2019 Mid winter lunch, Repeater update (site checks Ward and Kaikoura)
Ham newsletter June 2019 Meeting reports, announcement Lighthouse Weekend Cape Campbell, VHF/UHF Fieldday interest?
Ham newsletter May 2019 Beacons/Reverse Beacons ZL2GVA, Dip Flat SAREX, Wakamarina Search ZL2RE, NZART Conference ZL2BK
Ham Newsletter April 2019 ZL2BGL/ZL2AYZ Expedition Chatham Island.
Ham newsletter March 2019 AGM Report, combined bbq with Nelson
Ham newsletter February 2019 AGM Presidents report, Jock White Field Day, Wine and Food Festival
Ham newsletter January 2019 Picton Repeater Repairs
Ham Newsletter December 2018 Christmas Parade
Ham Newsletter November 2018 Ned Repeater visit for repairs and maintenance
Ham newsletter October 2018 – Constructors Award
Ham newsletter September 2018 – Lighthouse Weekend
Ham newsletter August 2018 – Mid winter lunch
Ham newsletter July 2018 – RF Watt Meter by Anthony, ZL1VBX
Ham newsletter June 2018 – Printed circuit boards by Ken, ZL2BJV; Weld cone repeater shift; Police Sarex, Coast Guard boat visit
Ham newsletter April 2018 – Combined bbq with Nelson radio club
Ham newsletter March 2018 – AGM stuff, Jock White Field Day, Wine & Food Festival
Ham Newsletter February 2018 Yearly bbq Onamalutu domain, Errata on modulated light receiver, testing of modulated light gear
Ham Newsletter January 2018 Optical free space communications using modulated light, DL8SER
Ham Newsletter December 2017 Christmas Parade, The Ned repeater visit for maintenance