Activities

  • Sun
    05
    Jul
    2020
    13:00 - 15:00Waitohi Centre (Johnsonville Library)

    The programme for the afternoon involves:

    1] HIVE makerspace introduction and demonstration

    Tūhura HIVE is the makerspace and sound studio, located on the lower ground floor of Johnsonville Library at the Waitohi Community Hub. It has facilities for:

    • 3D printing
    • 3D scanning
    • Laser cutting
    • Audio recording studio

    One of the Makerspace Specialists will give a 30 minute introduction and discussion about the facilities available for our use.

    The talk / walkthrough on what is available, objective of the space, how we could use the space / get involved (either individually or as a group)

    For those interested we’ll look to the demonstration of sample project using the laser cutter

    2] For the second part of the afternoon John ZL2XJ will give a short talk / demonstration of the NanoVNA and the associated PC software tool to test filters and antennas

    We will finish promptly at 3pm as we have only a 2 hour booking.  Everybody is invited to join us upstairs at Common Ground Café (at cost) afterwards as no tea and coffee will be provided.

    ALL WELCOME

     

     

  • Sun
    19
    Jul
    2020
    12 noon - 2pmZL2BD QTH: 1 Winsley Tce, Churton Park

    Come along to our shared lunch!  It is also a chance to reminisce.  We will have some material from yesteryear to share, but bring along some stories with you of the good old days as well.

    Tea/coffee provided.  Bring hot or cold food to share for lunch.

  • Tue
    28
    Jul
    2020
    1:30 pmGeorge ZL2AG QTH - 14 Vasanta Avenue, Ngaio

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    For details please contact Mike ZL2VMH on 04 478 5437.

  • Sun
    02
    Aug
    2020
    13:00 - 15:00To be confirmed

    [To be confirmed] An introduction to these cheap tools by Ted ZL2TB

  • Sun
    16
    Aug
    2020
    13:00 - 15:00Venue to be confirmed
  • Tue
    25
    Aug
    2020
    1:30 pmGeorge ZL2AG QTH - 14 Vasanta Avenue, Ngaio

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    For details please contact Mike ZL2VMH on 04 478 5437.

  • Sun
    06
    Sep
    2020
    13:00 - 15:00Onine via Zoom - Details to come on website

    How to make a 40m Magnetic Loop.  This will include detailed instructions associated with constructing a high voltage butterfly capacitor for sale on our marketplace.  This event will be open broadcast and recorded for reference later on our website.

  • Sun
    20
    Sep
    2020
    13:00 - 15:00Venue to be confirmed
  • Tue
    22
    Sep
    2020
    1:30 pmGeorge ZL2AG QTH - 14 Vasanta Avenue, Ngaio

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    For details please contact Mike ZL2VMH on 04 478 5437.

  • Sun
    04
    Oct
    2020
    13:00 - 15:00To be confirmed - may be online via Zoom
    Bernard ZL2BD will lead a workshop about HF Linear Amplifiers and Power measurement
  • Sun
    18
    Oct
    2020
    1pm - 3pmVenue to be confirmed

    Bring out your homebrew construction project to have a go at winning the annual Blackwood Cup (which has been fought over since the early 1930s).

  • Tue
    27
    Oct
    2020
    1:30 pmGeorge ZL2AG QTH - 14 Vasanta Avenue, Ngaio

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    For details please contact Mike ZL2VMH on 04 478 5437.

  • Sun
    01
    Nov
    2020
    1pm-3pm2 Derry Hill, Churton Park (ZL1AXG QTH)

    This is a practical step-by-step demonstration from Mike ZL1AXG showing how to put together a hotspot for your shack.  Malcolm ZL2UDF showed off his hotspot back in April.  While this is a different configuration the principles remain the same.

    If you plan to add a hotspot, Mike will provide a list of component modules required (and suggested sources) a couple of months in advance of this session.

  • Tue
    24
    Nov
    2020
    1:30 pmGeorge ZL2AG QTH - 14 Vasanta Avenue, Ngaio

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    For details please contact Mike ZL2VMH on 04 478 5437.