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by vk6hgr
Wed May 05, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: High Altitude Baloon APRS Unit - Help Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 516

Re: High Altitude Baloon APRS Unit - Help Wanted

G'day Adrian

AMsat might have people interested but I can help out with APRS generally. Want to get in touch with me with your questions?
by vk6hgr
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Major Structure Fires 2020/21
Replies: 9
Views: 2100

Re: Major Structure Fires 2020/21

4th alarm HAZMAT fire Canningvale.
by vk6hgr
Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Advanced operational communications for WA’s emergency services
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

Re: Advanced operational communications for WA’s emergency services

From the public tender/EOI docs, it looks like it'll essentially be a move of the current Police trunked P25 system down to the Government band (HGS - Harmonised Government Spectrum. Basically, 420-430MHz plus the traditional police ~468MHz band) and expansion for more users. It'll include Police, D...
by vk6hgr
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Significant Bush Fires 2020/21
Replies: 20
Views: 3778

Significant Bush Fires 2020/21

Significant Bush Fires 2020/21 This thread is predominantly for THIRD ALARM AND ABOVE bush fires however if it is a significant fire (ie threatening homes and businesses) that is at least second alarm then it will be acceptable. If it's not one of those things then post it in one of the other, more ...
by vk6hgr
Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Major fires and incidents
Topic: Major Structure Fires 2020/21
Replies: 9
Views: 2100

Major Structure Fires 2020/21

This thread is predominantly for THIRD ALARM AND ABOVE structure fires. If it's not one of those things then post it in one of the other, more appropriate areas such as the Minor Fires and Other Incidents or General Fire Discussion threads. Minor Fires Thread General Discussion Thread Please keep th...
by vk6hgr
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Public Transport
Topic: News: $200m Huawei contract to upgrade Perth train radios scrapped
Replies: 0
Views: 1836

News: $200m Huawei contract to upgrade Perth train radios scrapped

$200m Huawei contract to upgrade Perth train radios scrapped after US trade restrictions

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-27/p ... d/12098500
by vk6hgr
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: New Zealand museum emergency services vehicles
Replies: 0
Views: 4818

New Zealand museum emergency services vehicles

Some pics from my recent NZ holiday. Including some fire engines and US vehicles like the Ford Crown Victoria.

https://www.flickr.com/gp/187276777@N03/4mzL5K
by vk6hgr
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Amateur Radio
Topic: Future Of Amateur Radio Program Poll #1 - Foundation Licence Callsign Structure
Replies: 0
Views: 7298

Future Of Amateur Radio Program Poll #1 - Foundation Licence Callsign Structure

The WIA is pleased to announce the first of a series of information papers (and subsequent polls) on issues that are important to Amateur Radio in Australia. Please read, share, discuss and consider the options provided in this information paper and encourage others to participate by joining the Fut...
by vk6hgr
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: DFES office tour
Replies: 0
Views: 3253

Re: DFES office tour

Great pics!
by vk6hgr
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Scanners and Receivers
Topic: Recommendations for a MW and SW receiver?
Replies: 2
Views: 2559

Re: Recommendations for a MW and SW receiver?

$10.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/33021001137.html?

It's getting harder to find English language content on SW but this'll get you started.
by vk6hgr
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Scanners and Receivers
Topic: Guide to decoding POCSAG on Linux
Replies: 5
Views: 3518

Re: Guide to decoding POCSAG on Linux

Nice.
2400 baud doesn't appear to be used on Australian networks so you'd get a bit of a performance boost by not having Multimon try to decode it.