The Waverley Amateur Radio Society was formed in 1919 in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, and is the oldest, continuously licenced, amateur radio club in Australia. The Waverley Amateur Radio Society is a very active club and caters for the hobbies of amateur radio and electronics.
Regular meetings are held at our 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.
Team VK2BV/Portable has won its category again at the John Moyle Field Day
We also received two IARU Worked All Continents Awards
What are the benefits of being a W.A.R.S Member?
- Trans Tasman Low Band Contest 2016 - The club has been awarded 3rd place certificate for its entry to the Trans Tasman Low Band Contest in July 2016. We operated a Multi-operator / Two Transmitter entry on 160m, 80m and 40m in SSB, CW and RTTY modes. This was a first attempt at a multi-multi operation from the club site -a great … Continue reading Trans Tasman Low Band Contest 2016
- Can this box really carry 30A? - Yes it does: See here http://zedm.net/archives/39
- Voltmeter on Powerpole Distribution Box - The new version of the Powerpole Distribution box looks & works terrific!
- Vale Neville Amy, VK2FNJA SK. Funeral Service & Delayed Tuesday Working Bee - Neville Amy VK2FNJA sadly passed away on Saturday 24 September 2016. A funeral service will be held for Neville at the Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, South Chapel at 10am, Tuesday 04 October 2016. The regular Tuesday working bee may either be delayed until aroud 12pm, or possibly cancelled. Please call on a club repeater on the … Continue reading Vale Neville Amy, VK2FNJA SK. Funeral Service & Delayed Tuesday Working Bee
- Oceania DX SSB Contest – Club country DX station operation - The club is planning a country DX station operation for the Oceania DX SSB Contest from 01-02OCT at a rural property near Robertson NSW, about 2 hours south of Sydney. Members are invited to join the contest operation and take this opportunity to participate in an easy international DX contest, where the DX is listening … Continue reading Oceania DX SSB Contest – Club country DX station operation
- Contest Calendar Updates - The club events calendar has been updated with a number of relevant contests to the end of 2016. These are those relevant to Australian contesters (eg Spring VHF/UHF Field Day, VK QRP 40m Sprint) or those that are relatively easy with modest stations. 03-04 SEP All Asian DX Phone Contest . 80m, 40m, 20m, 15m, … Continue reading Contest Calendar Updates
- Power Pole Kit Review - See page 45 of the September Amateur Radio magazine for a great review of the club Power Pole kit. See http://www.wia.org.au/members/armag/2016/september/ for more information Doug VK2DCR
- Guide to operating digital modes on the remote station - Recently some trials have been conducted using the remote station on digital modes and a report on the trials in PSK, RTTY and JT65 has been published. This is a set up and operating guide to operating digital modes on the remote, and it can be used as basis for further trials using other AFSK … Continue reading Guide to operating digital modes on the remote station
- Remembrance Day Contest at the club shack - Remembrance Day Contest 0300 UTC Saturday till 0300 UTC Sunday (1pm Saturday to 1pm Sunday) The club will be activating the club shack from 4pm to 10pm local on Saturday 13 August. Members welcome to come and operate the multi-mode station. We will be operating 160-70cm on phone, CW and RTTY. Members are also welcome … Continue reading Remembrance Day Contest at the club shack
- New DMR Repeater on line - There is a new WICEN sponsored 70cm DMR repeater on air connected to the global DMARC system. The current QTH is Dural (but not ARNSW). Callsign is VK2RRW To program your radio: RX 438.1000 / TX 433.100 Color Code 1 The same Talk Groups (TG) and Time Slot (TS) allocations as VK2RCG with the exception … Continue reading New DMR Repeater on line
Created: 30/10/95 Updated: 17/02/15