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PARGFEST 2023 - Our Annual Swap-Meet - and our Huge 40th Anniversary Raffle. PARG Swap Meet 2023
PARG is pleased to announce the 2023 PARGFEST Swap Meet, scheduled for Saturday February 11th, 2023.  PARGFEST will be much bigger and better than last year - and the raffle is a ripper!  See our web page: PARG Swap Meet 2023 or go straight to RaffleLink to buy raffle tickets.  To buy raffle tickets or just have a browse, click here:  https://www.rafflelink.com.au/pargfest2023

Farewell John Thompson VK6GJT VK6FAAJ. (21Dec22)  Farewell John Thompson VK6GJT VK6FAAJ
Thoughts from Tony Boddy VK6DQ on the day of the funeral of our member John Thompson VK6GJT. 

UNUN Kit. (updated 15Nov22)  UNUN Kit
And speaking of antenna experiments - this kit is likely to be of interest to members building end-fed half wave, inverted L, Marconi-Tee or similar high impedance antennas.

PARG Event Plan. (updated 31Oct22)   PARG Events Plan
A rough guide to events and dates for PARG events.

WinLink Information. (updated 9Nov22)   Winlink Information
WinLink how-to information compiled by PARG's WinLink coordinator, Jenny VK6JEN.

Fox Hunting. (updated Nov22)   Fox Hunting
Fox hunting information and resources, compiled by PARG's Fox Hunting coordinators, Peter VK6PBS and Jenny VK6JEN.

QRM Hunting. (updated Nov22)   VK6JEN QRM Hunting
VK6JEN's findings when tracking down mains-borne interference.

Waroona Show October 8th, 2022 - PARG Demonstration of Amateur Radio. (updated 1Nov22) 
PARG1 was set up at the Waroona Agricultural Show on October 8th, 2022 to demonstrate amateur radio to the public.  See: Waroona Show - October 8th, 2022.

AllStar Node - AllStar(Posted 16 November 22)
An AllStar Node has been added to the VK6RMH repeater to connect it to the South West AllStar network.  The AllStar page (AllStar) has been updated and you can now click on a hyperlink on the page to access the Node’s bubble chart - so you can see what hubs and nodes our repeater is connected to.  PowerPoint slides from a presentation to PARG by Mark Bosma VK2KI / VK6QI about the AllStar Node are summarised on the page, and the presentation itself can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of the page. We've also started a list of AllStar Technical Notes (AllStar Technical Notes) from sources like the HamVOIP and ARM-AllStar forums.

Near Vertical Incidence Skywave Articles - Near Vertical Incidence Skywave Propagation(Posted 2 June 22)
An interesting and readible Dutch PhD paper encompassing a series of articles on experiments with NVIS propagation.

Training and Practice Sessions - Training and Practice Sessions.
(Posted 31 May 22)
Covers CW and Winlink.

And especially for Amateur Radio Magazine readers - the results of the inaugural International Morse Code Trivia Quiz are here:  International Morse Code Day .

The list of members' mesh phone numbers has been updated;  see PARG 2.4GHz Mesh Network

VK6DON's Hex Beam after another storm... or was it after connecting the new FL-2100B?