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  • Node Remote for Allstar

    An easy way to control your Allstar Node on your Android or iPhone. Android iPhone Node Remote for AllStar Link – YouTube

  • Amateur Radio Victoria and the VK Repeater Link System

    Many of the repeaters on the VK Repeater Link System are licensed to and financed by Amateur Radio Victoria although maintained by Tim, VK3TIM aka The Doctor. If you are a regular user of the VK Repeater Link System then please consider joining Amateur Radio Victoria for only $40 for two years or $30 Concession…

  • ST KILDA Allstar Node on 439.150 MHz and the VK Repeater Link System

    Operating in the St Kilda area on 439.150 MHz and 88.5 Hz tone with the antenna on the roof of my house, installation thanks to Graham VK3FTEC. The Node is part of the VK Repeater Link System and available for use for anyone in range. The Discone antenna on the left is connected to my…

  • VK3XEM-13 WX Station

    VK3XEM-13 is my WX Station operating in St Kilda, can be viewed on aprs.fi and can be seen via APRS on 145.175 MHz. Just for Fun! My VK3XEM – IMELBO5004 Weather Underground page is also available online.

  • Setting up ntfy.sh for the DAPNET gateway by M7TLB

    Setting up the ntfy.sh side of the gateway can be a little confusing so I will try to step through it here. First create a ntfy.sh account with your callsign. This will become part of your endpoint in the script on the hotspot. Next install the ntfy app on your Android or iPhone, go to…

  • APRS < > SMS Gateway for Australia by NA7Q

    After testing with Michael NA7Q I am pleased to announce that his APRS SMS gateway is now operational for VK Amateurs. Sending Messages from APRS to SMS To send a message from APRS to SMS using the following format: @<number> <message> The @ symbol is followed by the 12 digit destination <number> of the SMS.…

  • DAPNET-ntfygateway by Dave M7TLB

    DAPNET is the Decentralized Amateur Paging Network that allows Amateur radio operators to send pager messages to each other. These messages are usually sent via MMDVM hotspots and therefore only cover the operator’s shack. But with the dapnet-ntfygateway these messages can be pushed to your mobile or cell phone with practically unlimited coverage. There are…

  • Weekday Welfare Net

    The Weekday Welfare Net is going strong on the VK Linked Repeater Network, Monday to Friday at 1000 local or 2300 UTC. Erwin VK3EAN will be your Net Controller on Monday’s and myself, Simon VK3XEM will be the Net Controller the rest of the week unless I have other appointments. A big thank you to…

  • The end is nigh

    With licensed Amateurs like Mark Kennedy VK3VBQ sprouting deliberate BULLSHIT on social media that there will be no “amature” licence required is contributing to the death of the hobby. Mark is in effect telling his CB buddies that they can operate on AMATEUR Radio with impunity. Mark is NOT the only AMATEUR to sell out…

  • ACMA Deliberately issuing inaccurate and Fraudulent invoices.

    Today the Commonwealth Ombudsman commenced an investigation into the ACMA issuing 12 month invoices for services that will only be in effect for a matter of weeks. The ACMA has know for well over 12 months that a transition of Amateur Apparatus licenses to class licences would come into effect in February 2024 but continue…