About us



This club, formed in 1919 in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, provides those interested in the hobbies of amateur radio and electronics with facilities to meet and enjoy the company of similar individuals.
Regular meetings are held at the well equipped clubhouse in Rose Bay and training is provided for those new to the field. Visitors to our meetings are always welcome. Please explore this site to find out more about us and ways to make contact.

The club is also active on Facebook and Google+

Recent Posts

  • IotA expedition to South Solitary Island - Keep an ear out for VK2SSI between July 26 to 28, 2015. The expedition includes two of our club members, Raffy VK2RF and Al VK2KAM. More details at www.vk2ssi.com.
  • Powerpole power distribution kit- Now in Stock. Order now - Now in Stock. Order now Those members &others who expressed interest in acquiring these kits have been notified it’s available and should complete the purchase on our website under the Projects–>Powerpole Kits  Heading. http://vk2bv.org/home/projects/powerpole-distribution-box/ Anyone can order, not just members.
  • Man charged with 2009 murder of Lynn Tasman Jones - http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/city-east/man-charged-with-2009-murder-of-underworld-safe-cracker-lynn-tasman-jones/story-fngr8h22-1227446025685
  • APRS with a cheap handheld and an old Android phone - A simple way of getting onto APRS with a cheap handheld and an old Android phone running APRSdroid. http://qrznow.com/get-started-with-aprs-for-only-30/
  • Contest Awards -
  • Inward QSL cards received -   Today, the Waverley Amateur Radio Society received its first batch of QSL cards since 2009!  This is the 1 kg stack of cards, 8 cm high of incoming QSL cards for VK2BV and VI2BV90, some of which date back
  • Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge 18 July 2015 - The Trans-Tasman Low Band Challenge is on Saturday 18 July  0800 – 1400 UTC  (1800-0000 local).  Bands are 160m, 80m and 40m, and modes are SSB CW and Digital (RTTY and PSK ).  Multi-operator/Multi-transmitter entries are permitted.  This intense but
  • VHF/UHF Winter Field Day - For the VHF/UHF fans, the Winter Field Day is on this weekend, 20-21 June. http://www.wia.org.au/members/contests/vhfuhf/
  • Waverley Receives ARNSW Grant - At the monthly meeting of the Waverley Amateur Radio Society, held on the 17th June Tim VK2ZTM, the Secretary of Amateur Radio NSW, presented a cheque for $600 to our President (John VK2LJ) as part of the recent ARNSW initiative supporting
  • WARS Annual Auction – 4th July 2015 - A reminder to all that the annual auction will be held on July 4 2015 at the rose bay club house.   Come along, sell some stuff, buy more stuff, and have a fun day 😉     http://www.vk2bv.org/event/club-annual-auction/

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Created: 30/10/95 Updated: 17/02/15

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