Descent from Disaster documentary screening 20th May, deals with the loss of the yacht Argo during a Wellington to Lyttleton race in 1951. The documentary includes the assistance of the Amateur fraternity in trying to contact the missing yacht, as well as scenes shot at Musick Memorial Radio station, which played a significant part in the search.
Register for NZART Annual Conference, over Queens Birthday weekend. Remember to pay early to receive the $25 discount. Total cost for a full registration $220, but if paid by the 16th May only $195.00. Registration forms can be found in your latest Break In and paid online.
Talk soon…Debby ZL2DL
2.2015 NZART AGM & Conference . . . .
. . . . . is being held in Hamilton, "Heart of the Waikato", over Queen's Birthday weekend, from Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May 2015.
The venue will be the Kentucky Lounge at the Te Rapa Racecourse, Ken Browne Drive, Te Rapa, Hamilton.
Registrations will take place from 4.00pm to 9.00pm on Friday and from 8.00am on Saturday and Sunday.
BOOK NOW! AS ACCOMMODATION IS AT A PREMIUM OVER QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND due to the Fifa U-20 Football World Cup.
See accommodation possibilities here - http://www..zl1ux.org.nz/conference_accommodation.html
See - http://www.zl1ux.org.nz/nzart_conf_2015.html - for an outline of Saturdays main programme.
On Sunday we plan on having 9 forums/talks/presentations etc. Three between morning tea and lunch, then 6 more after lunch, in groups of three.
We have so far -
·Les Cole (ZL1KF) - Les will give a talk and presentation on 'Alice' the huge tunnel boring machine constructing the Waterview Connection of the Auckland motorway network.
·Warren Harris (ZL2AJ) - Warren will be speaking about 'SOTA', Summits on the Air.
·Rockets - a presentation from a local member of the NZ Rocketry Association.
·Ian Ashley (ZL1AQX) - Ian will be speaking about 'Kiwisat'.
·John Yaldwyn (ZL4JY) - John will be speaking about 'DMR', Digital Mobile Radio.
The alternative programme which begins after morning tea each day, will be very much on the same lines as in the past. This a DRAFT only, so could change –
SATURDAY starts with a visit to Tirau, shops and lunch. After lunch a visit to an artisan cheese maker in Putaruru and then onto the New Zealand Timber Museum, also at Tirau. On the way home there will be a visit to the Avantidrome, 'Home of Cycling' at Cambridge and time for a coffee.
Back in Hamilton about 4.30pm
SUNDAY starts at the Hamilton & Waikato Farmer's Market before morning tea. After morning tea there is a visit to Vilagrds Winery for a tour, some wine tasting an platter lunch. In the afternoon Alphra Lavender is visited an finally to the Hamilton Gardens, the 2014 International Garden of the Year.
Back in Hamilton about 3.15pm.
The Registration Form for Conference can be found here - http://www.zl1ux.org.nz/NZART_Conference_2015_Reg_Form.pdf
Further information will be available as planning proceeds in Infoline and on the Branch 12 website at - www.zl1ux.org.nz
Gavin Petrie (ZL1GWP)
for organising committee
3.Around the Branches
I would like to encourage more input to the column “Around the Branches” in Break-In. So if your Branch has held an event that other members would be interesting in reading about, please contact me.
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Stephen Hayman - ZL1TPH
4.Kordia National System Award 2015
This year the theme of the award is the Anzac Centenary.
This is a fun event, for all Amateurs, all who submit a log will receive a Certificate.
Starts at dawn on Anzac day (Saturday 25th April) 2015
Closes sunset on Sunday 24th May 2015
See InfoLine 314 for details
5.AWARD JOCK WHITE Field Day Results
See attached PDF’s
6.AWARD AND SPECIAL TROPHY “150th ANNIVERSARY of the ITU”
See attached PDF’s
7.WIA Latest News
·Licence conditions remake
·VI5ANZAC callsign popular
·Visiting VK meets TRAC
·And more . . . .
Available at: <http://www.wia.org.au/newsevents/news/2015/index.php?month=5>
Next Official Broadcastwill be made on Sunday 28 June 2015.
The broadcast is made on 3900 kHz, and on the National System and local VHF repeaters.
The broadcast is made at 2000 hours (8:00 pm), with a repeat at 2100 hours (9:00 pm).
Members and Branches are welcome to submit material for inclusion in the Broadcast to the e-mail or postal address shown below.
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·Next HQ-Infoline: - Friday 22 May. Closing date for this post is Thursday 21 May.
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