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June 2009 general meeting
The next QDG general meeting will be held at the Wavell Heights State School, Minore Street,
Wavell Heights, Brisbane on Friday June 19; 7:30 start time.
Please see Digipeat for more information.
The net has now been discontinued due to lake of interest.
Friday March 14 2008 saw four people turn up to the last QDG Inc.
Alan VK4YAR presented the books for 2007 and 2008 and we formally closed QDG Inc.
Those present decided to form a new informal club called Queensland Digital Group to take the form of a
technical amateur radio club for both digital and non digital modes. Initially this will not a formal
group with officers. Alan VK4YAR is the contact person.
The QDG web site with pages for other clubs, Digipeat email newsletter and Jota activities will continue.
As of June 14 2009 the QDG has 38 members.
Brisbane Area WICEN has taken over the Queensland Digital Group packet and voice
QDG members are encouraged to join Brisbane area WICEN to help keep
the networks going.
VK4RZB BBS to shut down
It has been decided to shut down
the VK4RZB BBS and replace the computer router with a diode mux box.
We decided there was no need to maintain the BBS for two or three users, especially as the computer is now overdue for replacement. See Brisbane Area WICEN for details.
QDG and packet History
First digipeaters were operational
at Black Mountain and Mt Kanigan in 1982
B4AB (site now known as VK4RZC) Maleny first licensed in 1984/5
B4AC (site now known as VK4RZB) Mt Cootha first licensed in 1987
QDG was incorporated for more than 30 years.
IRLP Node 6964 VK4BWI
Linked voice repeaters now IRLP node 6964
to Radio Interface
has been assembling the kits.
You can now order a kit at Aus $55.00 pick up, add $10.00 packing and posting for delivery.
Cables and connectors can be supplied at an additional cost.
Prices as at April 2008, please check on Richard's web site.
For up to date information please visit VK4ZA's web site.
Unless otherwise noted above, all General meetings
are held on the third
Friday of the month at:
WAVELL HEIGHTS STATE SCHOOL, MINORE STREET, WAVELL HEIGHTS.
Meetings start at 7:30 PM.
There is a talk in on the Brisbane 147.00 MHz repeater.
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