The CTARC transmits a news bulletin every Sunday
morning, starting at 08h30 on the following frequencies:
Via the 145.750 MHz repeater.
Note: Since the storm damage of June 2017, which damaged the Tygerberg
repeater antenna, this bulletin is temporarily broadcast via the 145.600
Hanskop repeater near Sir Lowry's Pass, with links to the 145.625
Mhz and 145.750 MHz repeaters
When relay stations are available, relays of the VHF bulletins are simultaneously
broadcast on the following HF frequencies (for the benefit of listeners
without VHF equipment or beyond the range of the repeater/s):
3.700 MHz in the 80 metre band, and
7.086 MHz.in the 40 metre band
The first bulletin is a relay of the SARL HQ Bulletin
in English. It starts at 08h30. The second bulletin is the CTARC's
Club Bulletin which follows immediately after the first, usually at
Towards the end of the bulletin, a "Swop-Shop"
call-in is held for those wishing to offer ham radio-related items for
swop or sale. No prices are mentioned on air.
At the end of the bulletin, a general call-in is held
for those radio amateurs who have not been already logged before or
during the bulletin.
The bulletins are prepared and read by various committee
members on a schedule that is subject to
To contact the next bulletin reader to make an announcement
(other than a Swop or call-in), please e-mail the club secretary at
before the Thursday preceding the bulletin.
OTHER CLUB BULLETINS:
See note below
||2m SSB Net
||ZS6SRL & ZS1CT Bulletins
The CTARC Weekly Net is held every Monday evening, starting at
20h00, on the 145.750 MHz repeater. It is conducted by
Noel / ZS1FW, ably assisted by Mike / ZS1FP.
This informal VHF net is an opportunity for local radio hams to discuss
matters of mutual interest and other interesting topics, sometimes (but
not necessarily) of a technical nature.
All radio hams are welcome to participate in the
CTARC weekly net.