SGARS Events

Events Calendar

Title Start Date End Date Description Contact Location
Licence Training and Assessment Saturday 25 November 2023 Sunday 26 November 2023

Training and Assessment for Amateur Radio Licence.

The St George Amateur Radio Society conducts Foundation courses and Licence assessments for all grades. The next training and assessment weekend is scheduled for November 2023; 25th and 26th at our training venue at Sutherland 2232.

Courses and assessments are run in compliance with current public health restrictions and COVIDsafe guidelines.

Foundation licence courses are held over a single weekend (Saturday and Sunday), being review of the Foundation Licence Manual, practical training, followed by assessment  in theory, regulations and practical. Candidates will need to have read and be familiar with the contents of Foundation Licence Manual, prior to attending the weekend course.

Standard and Advanced licence assessments are held on Sunday. Candidates will need to have undertaken self study in theory and regulations prior to attending the assessment session.

Advance booking is necessary to meet the current lead time requirements of the government selected outsourced examination provider, AMC. Bookings required by COB Friday 10th November 2023. Late bookings cannot be accepted, as examination materials are provided specifically for each candidate.

For any further information please contact our education team via email to education@sgars.org

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sutherland
SGARS 2m Summer Contest 2023 - 2024 Friday 01 December 2023 Thursday 29 February 2024

The St George Amateur Radio Society 2m VHF Contest has returned for the Summer season, commencing 1st December 2023 and ending 29th February 2024.

The contest is open to all SGARS members and is conducted on the 2m Amateur Radio band as defined within the relevant legislative documents.

The contest is a self reporting (no QSL cards required) contacts based contest. Your single best contact is all that is required to enter.

There are Three Operating divisions are as follows:

  • Analogue Voice (not limited to AM, FM, SSB)
  • Digital Voice (not limited to DSTAR, P25, DMR)
  • Non voice (digital and/or analogue including CW and any other “non voice” mode)

For full details you can download a copy of the contest rules click here

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SGARS End of 2023 Family BBQ Wednesday 06 December 2023 Wednesday 06 December 2023

SGARS members, family, friends and visitors are welcome to attend our end of year festivities commencing at 6pm with a family BBQ on the picturesque shore of Kyle Bay adjacent to our meeting rooms in Donnelly Park, Kyle Bay (near South Hurstville).

Sausage sandwiches will be available for $2.50 per sandwich, $1.00 per sandwich for children under 16 years old. Drinks 50 cents each. 

For catering purposes, please email rsvp@sgars.org by Sunday 3rd December, with your response to the following questions: 

Name: 

Call Sign:

How many in your party?: 

Under 16 Years Old: 

16 years & older: 

Total number of sausage sandwiches?:

Drink Preference: 

Drink preference - For Cola or Lemonade specify Sugar or No Sugar. For Other please specify and we'll try to fulfil your request.  

The chef can only cater for those who have pre-booked. Sorry we cannot accommodate walk-ins.

 

 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Donnelly Park, Kyle Parade Connells Point
SGARS 2023 Annual General Meeting Wednesday 06 December 2023 Wednesday 06 December 2023

The Annual General Meeting of The St George Amateur Radio Society Inc will occur on Wednesday the 6th of December 2023, commencing at 7:45pm, at the Kyle Bay Scout Hall, Donnelly Park, Connells Point NSW 2221. Members should arrive at the meeting hall by 7.30 pm

Current SGARS Members should have already received the AGM Notification and Agenda along with relavant documents. If any member hasn't received this by email, then please immediately contact Paul Howarth, SGARS Secretary by email secretary@sgars.org

 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Donnelly Park, Kyle Parade Connells Point
VHF Power Amplifiers - Presentation by Peter VK2KFP Wednesday 07 February 2024 Wednesday 07 February 2024

At the first SGARS gathering for 2024, Peter VK2KFP will be sharing his experience building modern 2m, 6m and 70cm power amplifiers. Topics include system design, test equipment, tune-up and sourcing of hard-to-find components. Peter will also cover pitfalls and traps, and what happens when things go wrong!

You are invited to the next gathering of the Society, now at Mortdale RSL club, 25 Macquarie Pl, Mortdale NSW 2223, commencing 7:30pm on Wednesday the 7th of February 2024.

For further details on upcoming SGARS presentations and activities, and our new venue, please visit our website www.sgars.org

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mortdale RSL club, 25 Macquarie Pl, Mortdale NSW
Show and Tell - It's Your Moment Wednesday 06 March 2024 Wednesday 06 March 2024

At the March SGARS gathering, members and guest have an opportunity to present on a project on which they have been working. The project can be amateur radio related or another electronics based interest. Bring along your project and tell others about your achievement.

The March gathering of SGARS will be held at Mortdale RSL club, 25 Macquarie Pl, Mortdale NSW 2223, commencing 7:30pm.

For further details on upcoming SGARS presentations and activities, and our new venue, please visit our website www.sgars.org

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3D Printing and Laser Cutting for Amateur Radio Tuesday 02 April 2024 Tuesday 02 April 2024

At the April SGARS gathering, Peter VK2EMU will be sharing his experience with 3D Printing and Laser Cutting for Amateur Radio.

You are invited to the April gathering of the Society, now at Mortdale RSL club, 25 Macquarie Pl, Mortdale NSW 2223, commencing 7:30pm.

For further details on upcoming SGARS presentations and activities, and our new venue, please visit our website www.sgars.org

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mortdale RSL club, 25 Macquarie Pl, Mortdale NSW