There are a few ways to keep in touch with NZART news and information:
- Break-In is the official journal of the NZART and is published six times a year for all members.
- InfoLine is out bi-weekly email newsletter which covers many topics is the primary source of news by email.
- If you're a Facebook user you can follow @theNZART which will alert you to important updates on the website, events and when Infoline is published if you don't like Email subscription services.
- If you're a Twitter user you can follow @NzartOnline which will alert you to important updates on the website, some events and when Infoline is published if you don't like Email subscription services.
- If you'd like to keep in touch with club and branch news there is the Branch Newsletters mailing list which re-distributes a number of newsletters from around the country under a single email subscription.
Aside from the news, there are a couple of ways to keep in touch that are a bit more social:
- The NZART-Members mailing list. A traditional mailing list which is just general banter and conversation between local hams.
Latest News and Updates
19 March 2023
InfoLine 469 has just been published
InfoLine 469 is online now. Call for NZART Award nominations, CW Lesson information, QRP Day, IARU HF World Championship Contest dates and more ..... You can subscribe to InfoLine and get it directly in your inbox as well.Read more
05 March 2023
InfoLine 468 has just been published
InfoLine 468 is online now. Call for NZART Award nominations, CW Lesson information, and more ..... You can subscribe to InfoLine and get it directly in your inbox as well.Read more
26 February 2023
February 2023 Official broadcast posted
The February Official NZART broadcast is now online in MP3 format for online listening.Read more
24 February 2023
AREC Volunteers Respond to Cyclone Gabrielle
Press Release: The New Zealand Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (AREC) kick into gear to respond to Cyclone Gabrielle. Around New Zealand AREC volunteer members and other license Radio Amateurs geared up as Cyclone Gabrielle approach the coastline. Cyclone Gabrielle was expected to bring extreme winds and rainfall across the Auckland commencing Sunday12 February. Winds in excess of 120 km/h to 130km/h are forecast with speeds up to or exceeding 150km/h in some areas. These wind speeds have the potential to cause damage to power and telecommunications infrastructure. Heavy prolonged rainfall we predicted to cause serious flooding across large parts of the North Island East Coast.Read more
19 February 2023
InfoLine 467 has just been published
InfoLine 467 is online now. Update on NZART Conference 2023 – Palmerston North – Kings Birthday weekend, Status of the National System and Contests. And much more ..... You can subscribe to InfoLine and get it directly in your inbox as well.Read more
17 February 2023
Repeater and Beacon maps: NI Digital map updated
Repeater and Beacon maps have been updated. Branch 03 Western Suburbs Radio Club APRS station has been dismanlted. North Island Digital map has been corrected.Read more
15 February 2023
Bouvet Island DXpedition wraps up!
The 3Y0J activation of Bouvet Island has finished. The team concluded operations at 3:00 UTC on 14 February 2023, with around 19,000 contacts logged. The team has boarded the S/V Marama and began their journey to Cape Town, South Africa. They expect to arrive by 23 February 2023.Read more
11 February 2023
Special InfoLine 75 has just been published
Auckland AREC is gearing up to support Auckland Emergency Management (AEM) during the forthcoming onslaught of Cyclone Gabrielle which is expected to arrive Sometime on Sunday. We have been asked to prepare to support field teams throughout Auckland with radio communications to the Auckland Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC). The communications base will be located at the AEM premises in Sunnynook, and AREC will be relaying traffic between ECC and the teams in the field via VHF radio. There has been a great response from local AREC members to the call for volunteers, but we are still keen increase the list as we are unsure how long the operation will continue.Read more
05 February 2023
InfoLine 466 has just been published
InfoLine 466 is online now. NZART HQ news about operating conditions, Radio Spectrum Management New Register. upcoming Contests and Awards. And much more ..... You can subscribe to InfoLine and get it directly in your inbox as well.Read more
12 January 2023
NZART HQ - open
UPDATE: Due to a leg injury Debby at NZART HQ is now working from home for the foreseeable future. So, this means that the emails and telephone will be answered as per normal working hours, but she will NOT be physically in the office. Therefore, personal visits to NZART HQ are not recommended as she will not be there. The office will be open if Annalise is working there in her role as AREC Administration Officer, but she will not be able to assist with NZART inquires. It is recommended that you use email or the telephone as the means of communication.Read more