Brisbane Amateur Radio Club

About BARC

The Brisbane Amateur Radio Club Inc, formed in 1977, is an active Amateur Radio group for those who have an interest in radio communications and electronics in all its various forms.

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Interested in Radio, and need a license

Well we can help you obtain a Foundation Licence

Contact us to find out how   Contact us

Check out our helpful links to assist you to understand the exam requirements Exams

We plan to start Foundation and Standard Licence training in the New Year of 2017

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Club Meetings

2019 is the year of the Shack when we start to fully realise all the potential we have with the assets


Friday January 18       Social/Business Meeting - 7:30pm
Saturday January 26    Project Day - 12 noon


First two meetings to set up how to use the HF radios on site and do some real time DX ing for members



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Friday 9 November

Last Business Meeting for 2018

We agreed to change our protocols for club nets to share information and gain input from active members

We are still now running a Sunday night Net on 6m 53.525 8.00pm

all welcome to come up and try out your 6m gear

will also have club's 2m repeater running for back up communications in case of difficulties and troubleshooting options

Our repeater antennas up on the new mast  2M or 70cm are working wonderfully well and we are looking to connect the remaining cables to the shack this month


Fundraising  BBQ at Bunning’s Underwood 

has been requested for 2019 a committee to form once date has been offered and we starteto plan

RASA is a new amateur radio representative body and they had talks with ACMA on our behalf, please click on the following link to find out the details



JOTA 2018

This year at Rochedale went well with Soldering being the surprise winner for scouts so we plan to expand the opportunities next year

Jota 2019

Will be the year of the kit soldering as we ramp up to roll out some circuits to solder and desolder for Scouts

 BARC Shack


  • Is finished and only needs a few improvements to tidy things up.

Antenna Mast

  • is in operation now for both repeaters
  • the remaining 3 antennas will be terminated with fittings and plumbed into the shack for use at our next field day
  • Our Stepper HF Yagi construction will start soon and be mounted on the end of the shack in its new location

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