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 September 2021
InfoLine 439 is online now. You can subscribe to InfoLine and get it directly in your inbox as well.Read more
13 September 2021
Updated 12 September 2021: ZL Amateur Radio Beacons 2021 are now complete. As a Call Book will produced this year, the intention is to also have the Beacon Map plus their active status available online. Please check these PDF's for accuracy and report to the VHF Records Coordinator any mistakes you see, via email to John ZL2TWSRead more
11 September 2021
Updated (11 September 2021): Draft Repeater Maps 2021 are ready for checking. In this update only the UHF South Island map has been updated. The previous update to this was 6 September 2021. As Call Book will produced this year, the intention is to not only have the Repeater Maps available online but also to have them as accurate as possible. Please check these maps for accuracy and report to the Editor of Break-In any mistakes you see, via email to email@example.com Close off for comments is 10 October 2020.Read more
07 September 2021
Based upon on the Government's decision to move to COVID-19 Level 2 (for everyone outside of Auckland), as at Tuesday 7 September 2021 at 11:59 pm NZART HQ office will be open to all visitors. Normal opening days and hours will apply, with the first day of being open, this Thursday 9 September 2021 from 9:00 am.Read more
05 September 2021
InfoLine 438 is online now. You can subscribe to InfoLine and get it directly in your inbox as well.Read more
04 September 2021
Inquiry on the Natural and Built Environments Bill: Parliamentary Paper – hearing of evidence (3 September 2021, part III). Today’s submitters: - New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters Incorporated: Mark Gooding, President. See the link to view the Oral Submission made yesterday, Friday 3 September 2021. Also the NZART Submission is available to download.Read more
31 August 2021
Draft Band Plan 2021 is ready for checking. As Call Book will produced this year, the intention is to not only have the Band Plan available online but also to have them as accurate as possible. Please check these Band Plan for accuracy and report to the Editor of Break-In any mistakes you see, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Close off for comments is 10 October 2020.Read more
31 August 2021
Based upon on the Government's decision to move to COVID-19 Level 3, as at Tuesday 31 August 2021 at 11:59 pm NZART HQ office will remain closed to all visitors. Emails and voice messages will be responded to during what would be the normal office hours, as both Debby and Annalise will be working from home. These hours are: Monday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Wednesday - closed, Thursday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Saturday/Sunday - closed.Read more
29 August 2021
The August Official NZART broadcast is now online in MP3 format for online listening.Read more
25 August 2021
Where: XLX299 module N (DV-Tech Talk) D-Star only connection. Time: 19:30 - 20:30 either NZST or NZDT. (Note: Timed to finish before the start of the Australian REF091C net held at 09:30 UTC) Dates: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month - commencing from 1 September 2021. Mission Statement: Operators are encouraged to join the Net and ask questions or share information of a technical nature. Topics such as Hotspots, Software Images, Dongle and RF devices, satellites, DX propagation and DV Repeater systems. Any DV mode can be discussed and the Net is not exclusive to any particular mode. For technical reasons D-Star Module N has been chosen.Read more