NZART Headquarters
Open Hours
Mon 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Tues 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Wednesday - closed

Thurs 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Saturday/Sunday - closed



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Break-In

New Zealand's Bi-Monthly magazine on Amateur Radio



The Home of Amateur Radio in New Zealand

Dedicated to Amateur radio since 1926, NZART is the a non-profit association of amateur radio operators in New Zealand and founding member of Region 3 of the IARU.



Latest News and Updates

23 January 2022

COVID-19 Update for NZART Headquarters: Traffic Light - Red

Based upon on the Government's decision to move to COVID-19 Traffic Light Alert System (for everyone), as at Sunday 23 January 2022 at 11:59 pm - NZART HQ office will be open to all visitors - please review the link Life at Red. Make sure you have your My Vaccine Pass ready to be checked - most places will have restrictions in place Sign-in. Stop the Virus. Workplaces are open - where appropriate staff may work from home. Everyone can go to school - public health measures will be in place. Take your face covering wherever you go - these are mandatory in most public spaces and encouraged everywhere else. Keep scanning QR codes and record keeping everywhere you go. Keep physically distanced where possible. If you have cold or flu symptoms isolate immediately and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice about a test.
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17 January 2022

Jock White Field Day 2022

The Contest Manager has updated his address for logs to be sent to. Logs together with summaries should be posted to reach Stuart Watchman ZL2TW, 17 Aerodrome Road, Blenheim 7201, no later than the Saturday which is four weeks after the Field Day Saturday.
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10 January 2022

COVID-19 Update for NZART Headquarters: Traffic Light - Orange

Based upon on the Government's decision to move to COVID-19 Traffic Light Alert System (for everyone), as at Thursday 2 December 2021 at 11:59 pm - NZART HQ office will be open to all visitors - with some extra requirements.
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10 January 2022

Conference 2022 - call for Forums

Conference 2022 - call for Forums. The organisers are now looking for those attending conference in 2022 to start putting your names forward to run a Forum on Sunday 12 June 2022. A total of four rooms are available, so four streams can be run at once if the interest is sufficient. Please register early so that planning around the number of rooms can be finalised. See the Conference web site for an email link, to register your Forum.
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08 January 2022

ZL Beacons - On Air and Active Beacons updated

Updated 8 January 2022: ZL Amateur Radio Beacons 2022 have been updated plus their active status is available online. Please check these PDF's for accuracy and report to the VHF Records Coordinator any mistakes you see, via email to John ZL2TWS .
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05 January 2022

Repeater Maps 2022

UPDATED: Repeater Maps 2022 have been updated and uploaded. The two updated maps, VHF South Island and UHF South Island are now available for download. The full ten map PDF has also been updated. If you are not seeing the updated files then clear or empty your browser caches to pick up the new maps.
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05 January 2022

Applying for a Licence to Supply Radio Transmitters and your obligations

Applying for a Licence to Supply Radio Transmitters and your obligations. Every person wanting to supply radio transmitters in NZ must apply for a Licence to Supply Radio Transmitters, either as an individual or organisation. A supplier is any person in NZ who imports, manufactures, distributes, sells or installs electrical, electronic or radio products to the market.  If the supplier also wants to supply unrestricted two-way radios described under the Prohibition Notice ‘“Unrestricted two-way radio notice 2018”, they must also apply to become a permitted person. Applying for a Licence to Supply and a permitted person is a two-step process. Please note that unrestricted radios can only be sold to qualified radio amateurs.
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28 December 2021

NZART Portable Activity Day - New Years Day 1 January 2022

NZART Portable Activity Day - New Years Day 1 January 2022. Back for its fourth iteration, NZART Portable Activity day will once again take place on New Years Day, 1 January 2022. What better way to forget 2021 by getting outdoors and operating knowing there will be others doing the same.
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19 December 2021

December 2021 Official broadcast posted

The December Official NZART broadcast is now online in MP3 format for online listening. Note: there is no broadcast in January 2022. Next broadcast is Sunday 27 February 2022.
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11 December 2021

InfoLine calendar has been updated for 2022

InfoLine calendar has been updated for 2022. You can subscribe to InfoLine and get it directly in your inbox as well.
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Calendar Dates

Saturday 12 Feb 2022

DX (VHF) Weekend Contest

Sunday 13 Feb 2022

DX (VHF) Weekend Contest

Saturday 26 Feb 2022

Jock White Field Day 2022

Sunday 27 Feb 2022

Jock White Field Day 2022

Sunday 27 Feb 2022

Official Broadcast

Thursday 10 Mar 2022

Break-In Close Off

Saturday 02 Apr 2022

Low Band (VHF) Contest

Sunday 03 Apr 2022

Low Band (VHF) Contest

Wednesday 20 Apr 2022

Break-In Close Off

Saturday 21 May 2022

Sangster Shield

Last Updated: 23 January 2022