Monday, 1 August 2022

CTARC Ragchew - August '22

CTARC Ragchew - August '22

The August 2022 edition of Cape Town Amateur Radio Centre's monthly newsletter "Ragchew" is now published. Grateful thanks to our editor, Anne, for another fine edition.

Thank you to those numerous contributors in this edition!  Remember please, Anne is always needs articles to publish in Ragchew!  Only text in 'Word' and jpeg pictures please!

You can advertise ham-related items - for sale, swop or wanted-to-buy - in Ragchew, including colour photos, details and prices. To do so, please contact the editor at zs1ct@ctarc.org.za

Download the August 2022 Newsletter as a PDF file [here];

Ragchew is also on our Newsletters Page

Tuesday, 5 July 2022

CTARC Ragchew - July '22

The July 2022 edition of Cape Town Amateur Radio Centre's bi-monthly newsletter "Ragchew" is now published. Grateful thanks to our editor, Anne, for another fine edition.

Remember please, Anne is always needs articles to publish in Ragchew!  Thank you to those numerous contributors in this edition!

You can advertise ham-related items - for sale, swop or wanted-to-buy - in Ragchew, including colour photos, details and prices. To do so, please contact the editor at zs1ct@ctarc.org.za

Download the July 2022 Newsletter as a PDF file [here];

Ragchew is also on our Newsletters Page

Thursday, 19 May 2022

CTARC Forthcoming Meeting - 28 May '22

The Cape Town Amateur Radio Centre will hold their monthly members meeting at 14h00 on Saturday, 28th May 2022, at the clubhouse in Rondebosch.

Colin Porter ZS1RS will present a talk and demonstration on Fox Hunting and direction-finding techniques. Colin has much experience in this field and it promises to be a very interesting event.

While the Covid threat appears to be reduced, it is still a potential factor and common-sense precautions are requested from all present at the gathering.

CTARC Swops - 19 May '22

FOR SALE:
ICOM IC-260E VHF Mobile 2m Multi-mode Transceiver


R 1500-00

CONDITION:
Appears to be in good working order.
Power output registered on SWR meter connected to dummy load.
Cosmetic condition: Used but OK.
NOTE: The photo below is NOT of the actual rig, but there to help you identify the model.

ACCESSORIES:    
Icom hand microphone;
12V DC Cable > Flat Molex Plug
Operators manual included

The item is in Cape Town. For collection, or P&P for purchaser's account.

Please e-mail Nick ZS1ZD (zs1zdnick at gmail dot com) for further info.


CTARC Swops - 19 May '22

FOR SALE:
Yaesu FRG-7 HF Receiver


R 750-00 neg.

CONDITION:
From a deceased estate, this radio is working - sort of... Various issues:
1.    The radio receives
OK on one band. The other three bands are muffled or U/S. At the very least this rig needs re-alignment;
2    The lamp above the main tuning dial is dead. (The S=Meter light still works);
3.   The various functions (Modes, MHz and KHz dials, filter, ANL etc.) do appear to work but the switches could do with some switch cleaner.

Cosmetic condition - used but OK.

Therefore this rig is being sold AS IS - for restoration or parts.

ACCESSSORIES:
Power Cable 230v 3-Pin > attached to Rig
Original manual included

The item is in Cape Town. For collection, or P&P for purchaser's account.

Please e-mail Nick ZS1ZD (zs1zdnick at gmail dot com) for further info.