News


2017/12/09
Photos of the "Happy Hams Christmas 2017" added to the Photo Gallery

2017/11/22
Added photos of a culb meeting talk about SARTrack software and DMR radios to the Photo Gallery.

2017/10/22
Meeting Minutes added upto September, 2017 are now available.

2017/10/21
Meeting Minutes added upto June, 2017 are now available.

2017/03/24
Added photos from the Club visit to the Taranaki Aviation Transport and Technology Museum in the Photo Gallery.
2017/02/09
Added photos from the Christmas function and the Club trip up to the 690 Repeater site in the Photo Gallery.

2016/10/08
Meeting Minutes for June, August, and September are now available.

2016/10/06
Meeting Minutes for the 2015 AGM are now available.

2016/10/04
Meeting Minutes for November '15, February, March, April, and May 2016 are now available.

2015/12/05
Meeting Minutes for October are now available.

2015/11/03
Meeting Minutes for the 2014 AGM are now available.

2015/11/01
Back issues of the Branch's Newsletter, "The Cat's Whiskers" now available HERE.

2015/10/28
Meeting Minutes for September are now available.

2015/09/20
Meeting Minutes for August are now available.

2015/08/08
Meeting Minutes for June are now available.

2015/06/10
Meeting Minutes for May are now available.

2015/05/10
Meeting Minutes for April are now available.

2015/05/03
Added some Photos from the 2015 Junk Sale. See what you missed!

2015/04/25
ZL100ANZAC Special Event Station now on air, More Details.

2015/04/19
Meeting Minutes for March are now available.

2015/03/03
The Wanganui 690 (146.9MHz) repeater is back on air.
"The main switch had come apart and had shut the system down. We have bypassed the switch for now until we go up again."
Thanks to John ZL2JEL, and Terry ZL2EI who went up to the site today. "A beautiful day up there" they said. 

2015/03/05
Meeting Minutes for December '14, and February '15 are now available.

2015/03/03
The Wanganui 690 (146.9MHz) repeater is currently off air for reasons unknown. Hopefully someone can get up to it on the weekend.

2015/03/02
Photos from ZL2JA's Jock White Field Day station have been added to the Photo Gallery.

2015/03/02
Updated the Junk Sale Page, with details of the up coming May '15 sale.

2015/02/24
The Wanganui Award page been updated.

2014/12/26
The Newsletter page has been updated.

2014/12/02
Meeting Minutes for November are now available.

2014/11/08
Meeting Minutes for October are now available.

2014/10/20
Meeting Minutes for 2013 Annual General Meeting now available.

2014/10/19
Meeting Minutes for September are now available.

2014/10/06
Updated; Club Officials 2014-2015.

2014/09/04
Meeting Minutes for May are now available.

2014/09/02
Meeting Minutes for August now available.
May and June minutes will be posted when they become available.

2014/07/30
Silent Key, It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of
Barry Stewart, ZL2RR. More Details;

2014/05/23
Added Photos from the 2014 Junk Sale (Photos By Russ ZL2AXN)

2014/04/12
Meeting Minutes for April now available.

2014/04/12
Meeting Minutes for March now available.

2014/04/04
Egmount 434.900 (Which feeds Wanganui's National System repeater) Is currently OFF AIR,
Trustees investigating 1200 3rd April (Updates HERE)

2014/03/25
Meeting Minutes for February now available.

2014/03/13
Wanganui artwork heads to outer space.

2014/03/03
The Mt Egmont (Taranaki) 434.900 National System repeater has stopped working.
This repeater connects Wanganui's NS to the rest of the system.
While our repeater is still going, there won't be any outside traffic on it.
Egmont is also a major hub of the National System, contecting the north, south and east coast of the North Island.

2014/02/23
Uploaded a number of photos of our 2014 Jock White Memorial National Field Day station.
(Photos by Russ ZL2AXN and Colin ZL2WM.)
We also now have a Youtube Channel, and have posted some videos from today's activities.

2014/02/04
Meeting Minutes for December now available.

2013/12/04
Meeting Minutes for November now available.

2013/11/11
Meeting Minutes for October now available.

2013/11/02
Close Down of Channel 1 and Amateur use of 50 to 51 MHz, More Details.

2013/10/19
Scout "Jamboree on the Air" (JOTA) now on.
Keeping the National System quite busy. LISTEN / What's JOTA?

2013/10/17
Meeting Minutes for 2012 Annual General Meeting now available.

2013/10/15
Meeting Minutes for September now available.

2013/10/11
Added a Search Box to Meeting Minutes Pages.

2013/10/07
Congrats to Ivan, ZL2ATU on his DXCC award...

2013/09/29
Manawatu Annual Table Sale, Saturday 5th of October. More...

2013/09/29
Meeting Minutes for August now available.

2013/09/04
The Photo Gallery has under gone a major upgrade. You can now post comments,
search, and submit photos to the Gallery.

2013/08/07
Meeting Minutes for June now available.

2013/08/05
Don't forget, meeting Tonight

2013/07/07
Club member Val, ZL2FO, "proves top of the airwaves." Item in local Newspaper.

2013/06/24
Meeting Minutes for May now available.

2013/06/06
Meeting Minutes for April now available.

2013/05/04
Junk Sale 2013 photos posted HERE enjoy! If your weren't there, this is what you missed!.

2013/04/10
Meeting Minutes for March now available.

2013/04/09
Silent Key, Tony Sherman, ZL2ALO. More Details;

2013/04/05
Meeting Minutes for February now available.

2013/02/24
Neil's (ZL2MD) Unveiling, More details.

2013/02/16
Meeting Minutes for December now available.

2013/02/11
It's Back!.  Details of the next Wanganui Junk Sale.

2013/02/06
Last month there were 160 (5 a day!) attempts by robots to spam the guestbook and contact form.
All blocked by either the spam filter or captcha.
There would have been more, as I've blocked some small IP ranges that spamming was coming from.

2013/01/26
New Photos of the Wanganui 690 repeater installation takn by John ZL2JEL
"At about 9am Saturday 2013/1/26, four members travelled to the Maewa (Wanganui) 690 Repeater site to change over the battery and do some well earned maintenance to the hut and check over the system."

2013/01/09
Added a "Radio Player" (back) to the Listen to "Live Amateur Radio" page.

2013/01/02
Introducing the Kordia National System Award 2013, featuring CITIES, SUBURBS, & TOWNS.
A fun event , for all Amateurs.
All who submit a log will receive a Certificate. More Details. or Listen in.

2012/12/21
I Have updated the webpage masthead photo, taken on Friday 21st of December 2012
(As it's defined in CSS, You may have to reload/refesh a few times to see it.)

2012/12/05
Meeting Minutes for November now available.

2012/11/14
"President's Report" links added to 2010 and 2011 AGM Minutes.

2012/11/10
Meeting Minutes for the 2011 AGM now available.

2012/11/09
Meeting Minutes for October now available.

2012/10/03
"Wanganui one of world's smartest communities." Details.

2012/10/03
Branch 20 Palmerston North Annual Table Sale,
Saturday 6th October 2012 More Details;

2012/10/03
"President's Letter" updated.

2012/10/01
Meeting Minutes for September now available.

2012/10/01
Updated Club Officials for 2012-2013.

2012/09/04
Meeting Minutes for August now available.

2012/08/11
Meeting Minutes for June now available.

2012/06/23
Meeting Minutes for May now available.

2012/06/22
Barry, ZL2RR, "NZ Amateur of the Year Award", Local Rag.

2012/05/25
Meeting Minutes for April now available.

2012/04/15
Meeting Minutes for March now available.

2012/04/02
Obituary for Neil Zl2MD added.

2012/03/31
Obituary for Rod Zl2ACE added.

2012/03/25
Silent Key, Rod Greene, ZL2ACE. More Details;

2012/03/24
Meeting Minutes for February 2012 now available.

2012/03/01 (updated 2nd) 
Silent Key, Neil Whittington, ZL2MD, (ex ZL2TJH) More Details;

2012/02/24
Meeting Minutes for December 2011 now available.

2012/01/24
New electronics store opens in Wanganui.

2012/01/01
Kordia National System Award 2012 - Historic Places,
1 January 2012 to 6 February 2012. More Details; (Listen-in)

2011/12/25
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

2011/12/02
Next Meeting; Monday 5 Dec 7:30pm. At the conclusion of the meeting there will be a showing of the BBC Documentary "Code-Breakers: Bletchley Park's Lost Heroes." Visitors are most Welcome.

2011/11/29
From 30 November 2011, the power limit for most bands will rise from 500 watts to 1000 watts peak envelope power (pX), as defined in ITU Radio Regulation 1.157... More Details;

2011/11/19
Meeting Minutes for October 2011 now available.

2011/11/17
Ok, all seems to have fallen into place. ZL2JA.ORG.NZ is now pointing here. ZL2JA.ORG will redirect to the .NZ address.

2011/11/16
We have transfed to a new server,  but at the moment only ZL2JA.ORG is pointing at it. Hope to get ZL2JA.ORG.NZ pointing here with-in the next day or so.

2011/11/04
AGM Minutes for 2010 now available.

2011/10/29
Meeting Minutes for September 2011 now available.

2011/10/01
Next Meeting, this Monday 3rd Oct, followeed by the AGM.

2011/09/26
MARS Annual Table Sale
Date: Saturday 1st October 2011
Location: Longburn Hall, State Highway 56, Longburn.
Time: 9am for Public. More Info

2011/09/12
Meeting Minutes for August 2011 now available.

2011/08/02
Meeting Minutes for June 2011 now available.

2011/07/25
Waitakere Sprints 2011.
LATE NEWS ... but not too late I trust.
2011 Contest Periods
Phone 1000 to 1100 UTC, on Saturday 30th July
CW 1000 to 1100 UTC, on Saturday 6th August
Full rules are Here...
David ZL1DK.

2011/07/23
Meeting Minutes for May 2011 now available.

2011/07/20
There was no meeting in July, next meeting the 1st of August. More Details.

2011/05/23
Branch 20 would formally like to invite our troupes to their next branch Meeting
on Wednesday 6th of July.  They have the Army visiting and making a presentation.
It will be an very interesting evening. More Details.

2011/05/23
Added Google maps view of 690 to the Repeaters' Page.

2011/05/18
Added "E-mail" links. Details here.

2011/05/07
Meeting Minutes for April 2011 now available.

2011/04/19
Meeting Minutes for February 2011 and March 2011 now available.

2011/04/10
The Repeaters page's National System Maps updated.

2011/02/12
Meeting Minutes for December 2010 now available.

2011/02/10
The "Web Ring" Link-box on the Main page has been removed because
it often Hi-Jacks the
Browser and takes you straight to the Webring site.
The "Back" button won't even get you back to ZL2JA.

2011/02/04
Meeting Minutes for November 2010 now available.

2011/01/03
National System Award 2011: New Zealand Railway Stations. Rules or Listen-In.

2010/11/06
Meeting Minutes for October 2010 now available

2010/10/22
AGM Minutes for 2009 now available.

2010/10/19
Meeting Minutes for September 2010 now available.

2010/10/06
Updated "Club Officials" for 2010-2011 from AGM. Next meeting info., etc.

2010/09/21
Added "The President's Letter" to the ZL2JA Web Site.

2010/09/11
Meeting Minutes for August 2010 now available

2010/09/09
Updated tbe Links Page.

2010/08/10
Meeting Minutes for June 2010 now available.

2010/08/08
Added new text about Wanganui's National System and an extra NS System photo to the Gallery.

2010/07/01
Added new Photos of Wanganui's National System/antennas to the Gallery and to the Repeaters pages.

2010/06/16
Meeting Minutes for May 2010 now available.

2010/05/08
Meeting Minutes for April 2010 now available.

2010/05/01
Meeting Minutes for March 2010 now available.

2010/04/20
Barry ZL2RR's "Diamond Jubilee" booklet now on line as the History Page on ZL2JA Web

2010/02/03
Meeting Minutes for Febuary 2010 now available.

2010/02/06
The Wanganui Branch is expecting a visit from Roy Symons ZL2KH, the president of NZART at its March Meeting.... Visitors most welcome.

2010/02/06
Added and replaced some photos in the "Wanganui Tour" part of the Gallery
(New files names start with "HPIM")

2010/02/02
Confirmed Meeting minutes for December 2009 now available. (A password is required)

2010/01/31
Confirmed Meeting minutes for November 2009 now available. (A password is required)

2010/01/19
Installed new version of the Gallery display script. (Same 'photos though!)

2009/12/31
ZL2JA Clubrooms now "on" Google Maps.

2009/11/18
Meeting minutes for November 2009 now available.

2009/10/28
The local 'National System' Repeater is now back on air.

2009/10/08
Meeting minutes for October 2009 now available.

2009/10/06
Updated Web page Club Officials/Trustees etc after the 2009 AGM.

2009/09/20
Meeting minutes for September 2009 now available.

2009/08/18
Meeting minutes for August 2009 now available.

2009/07/21
The local 'National System' Repeater is currently still off air.

2009/07/10
Meeting minutes for June 2009 now available.

2009/05/13
Meeting minutes for May 2009 here

2009/04/12
Installed new Guestbook

2009/04/09
Meeting minutes for April 2009 here

2009/03/13
Meeting minutes for March 2009 here

2009/03/10
Added more Wanganui photos and another Panorama to the Gallery

2009/02/02
Meeting minutes for Feb 2009 here