Broken Hill Amateur Radio Group

"Just a group a guys who get together, have a few beers & make things happen!" - VK2DPG

Latitude 31° 57' SOUTH - Longitude 141° 26' EAST (QF08RB)

Local Operators - callsigns etc of the "locals" 

Locally Operated Frequencies - where to find us (give us a call!), Photo's also,  if you're game :-)

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Locally Operated Frequencies

2m Repeater- VK2RBH - (Voice)  Pictures of the VK2RBH site      

  • RX (Input) - 146.400
  • TX (Output) - 147.000 (15w)
  •  Operated on a Philips FM828 (Modified for repeater use)
  • 3 Cavities RX
  • 2 Cavities TX
  • Separate Omni-directional antennas (100' RX, 50' TX)
  • Sited at 400m AMSL (Above Mean Sea Level)
  • Entire Site powered by 4 * 60 Watt solar panels, feeding 8 * 100+ Amp/Hr solar batteries.

2m DIGI-Repeater- VK2RBH - (packet)

  • RX/TX- 147.575
  • Operated on a Philips FM828 (Simplex)

  • Paccom Tiny-2 TNC (Terminal Node Controller) - 1200 BPS - using X1J software.

  • Omni-directional antenna (30')
  • Sited at 400m AMSL (Above Mean Sea Level)

Beacons - VK2RBH(Pictures of the VK2RBH site)

  • 2m -144.525
  • 70cm - 432.525

2m Wormhole  - VK2DPG-1 - (packet TCP/IP Gateway)

  • PC 80386 using JNOS 1.08 (386)
  • Ethernet NE2000 clone
  • Paccom Tiny-2 TNC (Terminal Node Controller) - 1200 BPS
  • Philips FM828 (25w)
  • Omni-directional antenna
  • Address (Network Router Only) VK2DPG-1.ampr.org
  • TCP/IP - 44.136.52.2
  • All access to this address only via Amateur radio! (Use VK2RBH on 147.575
  • Sited at local ISP (PCPRO.net)(Broken Hill)

2m Bulletin Board (BBS)(VK2SRN)

  • Operated by VK2SRN - Steven

 Local Amateur Operators

Callsign

Name

VK2AXL Charles
VK2DPG Brian
VK2EFA Randall
VK2HRE Robin
VK2HUH Phil
VK2MUG Peter
VK2SRN Steven
VK2TVC Robert
VK2YGZ Ian
VK2YVG Paul