Jamboree On The Air Station

19 October:  From our Chairman, Koos ZS5KDK:“Our Jamboree on the air Station at 1st Howick Scouts operated by ZR5ZS, ZS5V and myself ZS5KDK. Then there were also Martin ZS5MJ and Jesse ZU5JDJ from 1st Howick Scouts. The group operated on HF, 2meters and Echolink. On HF there was a lot off qrm till about 11 […]

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Allocating Portfolios Meeting

The committee held a meeting and allocated the following portfolios:Chairman Koos ZS5KDKVice Chairman Mike ZS5MLSecretary /Treasurer Mike 5BGVMarc Coordinator Marjoke ZS5VNew Members DES ZS5DDMWeb Site & Hamnet Coordinator Mike ZS5MLTraining Shaun ZS5STechnical and Repeater Maintenance Shaun ZR5SDigital Stanley ZS5SEMPRO and Events Willem ZR5ZS.

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AGM

The AGM was held.  The same committee was retained, with the addition of Willem ZR5ZS.  The portfolios will be determined at the next committee meeting.Bob ZS5CU was awarded life membership.  Unfortunately he was not there to accept his certificate due to cold and wet weather.A very sociable braai was enjoyed afterwards, in spite of the […]

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Comrades 2016

Some of our club members helped Hamnet with radio communications for the Comrades marathon.  It was a down run, so it was an early morning for those who manned the stations in the beginning of the race, like Willem, ZR5ZS, who was JOC in Pietermaritzburg. There were no major incidences, but the operators further done the […]

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