Bayside District Amateur Radio Society

Author: Glenn VK4DU

WW2 Brisbane radio history

At a recent club meeting, Peter Dunn OAM was our guest speaker.  His talk on US Army radio facilities in the Brisbane area during WWII can be seen here .

Thanks to Councilor Paul Bishop for sharing this video!

Successful Foundation course 29 Feb and 1 Mar 2020

BDARS ran its popular Foundation Licence Course recently.  There were more candidates than we had exam papers, but that didn’t stop the extra people attending for the training sessions – they will be taking the exams very soon. Well done all candidates – our fingers are crossed waiting for the results!

We will be running the course again, so please register you interest with the Secretary, email: to book your place.

Successful John Moyle FD 2020

A small number of keen participants attended the BDARS field event supporting the John Moyle contest in the park at Cleveland. Operators were suitably spaced to accommodate the social distance rules. Lots of contacts were made. We are waiting to hear how the club went using the callsign VK4BAR giving this result:- Six Hour Portable Operation – Multiple Operator

VK6VSB – Multi Operator All Mode, All Bands, with 77 contacts and a score of 258 points.
VK4BAR – Multi Operator Phone Only, All Bands, with 128 contacts and a score of 302 points.
VK4QD – Multi Operator Phone Only, HF Bands, with 265 contacts and a score of 530 points.

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