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  HF Net - 3.575 MHz LSB
                1930 Hrs Mondays

  VHF Net - 146.525 MHz simplex
                  2000 Hrs Tuesdays

  2m - 145.325 MHz -600 split

  2m - 146.675 MHz -600 split

  70cm - 438.725 MHz -5 MHz split

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Club RoomsABOUT US:

The Hamilton Amateur Radio Club Inc. was formed on 12 March 1923 and became a Branch of NZART in 1932. The first meeting of the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club, as a branch of NZART, was held in the RI's room in the Public Library building on the 13th April 1932, with 23 people present. It included George Anchor ZL1FP, Alan Seacombe ZL1BW and Eric de Lacy ZL1ADM life member and club historian.
Our Club rooms are located at 88 Seddon Road, Hamilton.
We currently have about 35 members who are involved in various aspects of Amateur Radio.
As a Branch of NZART, the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club Inc. supports NZART and encourages all Radio Amateurs to belong to the National Association.


Club General Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 19.30 Hrs, generally at the clubrooms. Please see the 'Meetings' page for details of the next meeting. We generally have a speaker, speaking on an aspect of Amateur Radio, followed by a time of fellowship and a cup of coffee together.

The Committee meet at the Clubrooms on the first Wednesday of the month.

The Annual General Meeting is held on the third Wednesday of February.

AREC Section Meetings are held on the fifth Wednesday of the month.

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Market Day will be held on Saturday, 3rd March 2018 at the Paengaroa Community Hall, 4 Old Coach Rd., Paengaroa.

GPS Co-ordinates:-
37.49S & 176.24E

Venue open from 6:30 am with Sale time at 10:00 am.

$20.00 for a 1.8 Table, $25.00 on the day.
$12.00 for a Table, $15.00 on the day.

WARO meets at 10.30am

Overnight Parking For Motorhome’s

Please advise by Phone:- 027 248 8664

or Email:-

Branch 12 Market Day

The next annual Market Day is to be held agin in 2018,

at the Waikato Table Tennis Stadium,

Edgecumbe Street,


Don't miss out!

Hamilton Market Day - 2014

Visitors to the radio club market day (2014) check out some of the electrical components.
. . . . Photo courtesy of Waikato Times, Hamilton.

"Ham Radio - Ancestors of the Internet"

Check out this interesting video HERE

This doc presents an overview of Amateur Radio  - its history and  its relevance in communication today - through interviews of Hams and vioceover narration.

Ham Radio Daily -
your source for daily amateur radio news
Check it out >>>>>

"Ham radio far from over and out"
The pioneering electronic social network is experiencing a resurgence. So says this article in the Sydney Morning Herald.


New RSGB Facebook page:

The RSGB is delighted to announce the launch of its new Facebook page at

 W2LJ's Blog - QRP - Do More For Less

 The USA verses Europe

 Disclaimer - this is meant to be a bit of humour - let's not all get offended.

 . . . . . see more

The latest NZART Official Broadcast can be heard online - click HERE for access.

You can also access the archive of previous broadcasts on the same page.

NZ Repeater location maps and bandplan information can be found HERE.

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