The Sunshine Coast Amateur Radio Club is based on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland Australia, but has members in many other parts of Australia. The Club consists of a group of enthusiastic people intent on furthering the interests of Amateur Radio and electronics.
Thank you to everyone who supported SCARC’s 2022 SUNFest.
Planning is already under way for 2023.
Prize winners for our raffle were:
- 1st Prize Yaesu FT_DX 10 value $2000 won by Ian Kropp
- 2nd Prize Anytone 878 VHF/UHF DMR Handheld Value $299 Won by Stephen Ridgeway
- 3rd Prize LiteVNA 64 3.95” VNA 50kHz-6GHz Value $189 Won by Harvey Wickes
Amateur Radio Exams
Our next round of Amateur Radio Exams may be happening soon. Details on the Exam Page.
|Interested in getting an Amateur Radio Licence?
As a number of experienced amateurs with advanced licences attend workshops, assistance can also be offered to hams studying for F call licence or those who want to upgrade their current licence. Why not get skills in sending and receiving CW (morse code)? Amateurs who want to dust off their CW skills can be given tuition aiming for hands on “on air” QSOs.
|Want to sit an the exam for an Amateur Radio Operators Licence?
SCARC is now offering the opportunity for candidates to sit for an Amateur Radio Licence exam. If you are wishing to sit exams and/ or upgrades then these can be organised
Click here for the latest details or contact the Secretary for more information.
|How do I get an Amateur Radio Licence?
To get an Amateur Radio licence you will need to pass a theory test and a regulations test. If you don’t already have the radio and electronics knowledge, you may need to read and study relevant information. There are a number of options for this. You can make use of the Ham Radio Theory course provided by SCARC (with special thanks to Tony, VK4KKY), or the club can provide a Foundation Manual (produced by the WIA) for a small cost. Contact the secretary for more information.
|SCARC Constructors Group
If you have any interest in electronics or constructing electronic or amateur projects, click here to follow their progress. For further information contact the secretary.
Join us for our Good Morning net at 8:15am every morning, every day on our 2m repeaters.
Our monthly club meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm. You