The UNSW BLUEsat’s Satellite team is dedicated to CubeSat satellite hardware development. Following the completion of the group’s first satellite in mid-2013, the team has adopted the CubeSat platform and has begun design and development of individual subsystems. The team aims to build a 10x10x20cm3 nanosatellite for space research, capable of performing various space-related experiments.

At the SGARS March gathering Tom (VK2HOA) and Mark (VK2BLU) from the UNSW BlueSat student project team will be discussing the history of the project, past achievements, current plans and possible future directions of satellite projects and platforms.

The BLUEsat presentation will be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 at the SGARS meeting rooms, Donnelly Park, Kyle Parade, Connells Point (near South Hurstville), commencing at 7.30pm.

As well as the presentation, there will be disposal items and the usual free refreshments and all members and local amateurs and others interested are invited to attend.

Digital Mobile Radio Demystified


Find out why Digital Mobile Radio or DMR has experienced extraordinary growth over the last 4 years. Over 12,500 registered amateur radio operators have discovered the benefits that DMR offers over other digital modes available.

Digital Mobile Radio provides the versatility to be used for local, national and international communications with outstanding system efficiency, using freely available and affordable equipment.

To learn more about DMR come along to the St George Amateur Radio presentation to be held next Wednesday evening 3rd February at the club’s meeting rooms in Donnelly Park, Kyle Parade, Connells Point (near South Hurstville), commencing at 7.30 PM

Members, guest and visitors are most welcome. Tea, coffee and disposal sales will be on offer.