The club's VK4RAX Repeater has had a major upgrade. The Kenwood commercial repeater, was purchased and now owned outright by the club, this was achieved by club fund raising, donations into the club and club membership.

The repeater is located along the Summit Line of Mt Cotton giving an elevation of approx 273Mts ASL with GPS coordinates of -27.61725915, 153.2155683 (locatable on Google Maps) with coverage from Ballina NSW up to Sunshine Coast Queensland and out past Toowoomba.

The repeater was installed and maintained by Peter Kohlmayer VK4LC, and work on the site was done by Peter vk4lc, John vk4jdf, Martin vk4jvc. There was around 3 hours work which also included installing antenna's, cables and installation of two racks. to mount the repeater.

The club's VK4RAX Repeater has had a major upgrade. The new repeater is a Kenwood commercial repeater. The repeater was donated to the club by Andrew Chapman and installed by vk4lc Peter Kohlmayer. Work on the site was done by Peter vk4lc, John vk4jdf, Martin vk4jvc. There was around 3 hours work carried out installing antenna's, cables and installation of two racks Donated by Martin to carry the two repeaters vk4rax 2m and Peters vk4rpt 70cm digital repeater that is getting good use. There was also 2 hours work done by Peter installing and tuning the new repeater.

Southside Amateur Radio Society would like to thank all concerned for a job well done.

Located in Logan City 22km south of the Brisbane CBD, the Southside Amateur Radio Society Inc. was formed in 1993 by a handful of Amateurs who saw a need for a club that could cater for Amateurs in the local area.
Currently the Society enjoys a strong and growing membership, including Amateurs Short Wave Listeners and CBers.

 


Some Of Our Achievements.

 

* The Southside Amateur Radio Society provides transmitting facilities during Jamboree Of The Air (JOTA), an annual event that brings scouts together from all over the world.


The club's VK4RAX Repeater has had a major upgrade. The new repeater is a Kenwood commercial repeater. The repeater was donated to the club by Andrew Chapman and installed by vk4lc Peter Kohlmayer. Work on the site was done by Peter vk4lc, John vk4jdf, Martin vk4jvc. There was around 3 hours work carried out installing antenna's, cables and installation of two racks Donated by Martin to carry the two repeaters vk4rax 2m and Peters vk4rpt 70cm digital repeater that is getting good use. There was also 2 hours work done by Peter installing and tuning the new repeater.

Southside Amateur Radio Society would like to thank all concerned for a job well done.

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