NZART is a non-profit association of amateur radio operators
Updated on 2013 Feb 27
The objects of the Old Timers' Club (ZL) are set out in our Constitution adopted in 1993. They are as follows:
The Club is affiliated to the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters (Inc).
The Annual General Meeting is held on the Sunday morning of Queen’s Birthday weekend (in conjunction with the NZART Conference).
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting Held at 0900 on Sunday, 3rd June 2012 in the Kotoku Room of the Tahunanui Events Centre, Nelson. Stuart Watchman ZL2TW Chaired the meeting with Jim ZL2BHF as scribe. Stuart opened the meeting and welcomed the 22 present.
Members stood for a period of silence in memory of those who had become Silent Keys.
Grand Old Man: Ivan Horn, ZL2ATU
Secretary/ Treasurer: Barry Stewart, ZL2RR
Postal Address: OTC, 1 Caversham Road, Westmere, Wanganui 4501
Phone: 06-345 4152
Don Dalrymple ZL3SZ
Stuart Watchman ZL2TW
Pete Moore ZL2AUB
Ivan Horn ZL2ATU
Doug Alexander ZL2AWF
ZL1: Stephen Miller, ZL1FS
ZL2: Stuart Watchman, ZL2TW
ZL3: Don Dalrymple, ZL3SZ
ZL4: Peter Anderson, ZL1LR
Any material for the Break-In page should be sent to:
Stephen Hayman, ZL1TPH, email@example.com or Call book address.
For best article in Break-In by an OTC member during the preceding year; was awarded to Roy Symon ZL2KH for his services to the OTC Column in Break-In for over a decade; this motion was carried by acclamation.
A National Single Side-band Net is held every Monday evening at 2030 hrs (local time). The callsign is ZL6OTC. The frequency is 3.870 MHz. An AM Net is also run on Sunday morning at 10.30 am on 3.850 MHz. The Secretary gives the Club News during the SSB Net.
Full membership is available to any holder of a ZL callsign who has held an amateur licence for the last 25 years or more and is still an active amateur.
In addition, Associate Membership is available to any ZL amateur who has attained the age of 60 years (and over) and has been an active amateur for 10 or more years. Voting privileges are not available to Associate Members.
Application Forms for membership may be obtained from a District Representative, from the National Secretary, or can be downloaded from the NZART web page: http://www.nzart.org.nz/assets/pdf/2012/otc_application_form_2012.pdf
A joining fee of $10.00 is payable on application.
Evidence of eligibility which is to be submitted shall include, full name, present callsign, original call, operator's certificate number and date of original licence. All applications for membership shall be proposed and seconded by present OTC members.
On acceptance, a Certificate is issued to all Full and Associate Members, and they will be listed in the Blue Book...
All members of OTC are eligible to wear the Peacock Blue NZART Badge with callsign so long as they are financial members of NZART. This badge is available from NZART HQ at the current price of the similar black membership badges.
Handsome certificates are sent automatically to those who attain 50, 60 and 70 years of Amateur Service.
Articles relating to all aspects of OTC or of vintage radio for publication in the OTC section of Break-In are welcomed.
Ten contacts with OTC (ZL) members, each contact worth one point, Phone or CW with an upgrade of 50 points
The information required on each contact is: call-sign, date, time, name and OTC number.
Contacts must be on or after launch date December 8, 1995.
Logs with remittance of $5.00 or IRCs to OTC Award Manager, 1 Caversham Road, Westmere, Wanganui 4501
Note that points may not be gained on the OTC National Net.