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NCRG CARBOOT SALE 2021

The NCRG Carboot sale will be on Sunday 21ST November 2021

At the NCRG Clubrooms from 9am for sellers and 10am for buyers as per usual.

The charge will be $5 for sellers and buyers will be free.

There will be refreshments available and barbecued sausages to purchase on the day.

As we are expecting the day to be hot please bring a hat and if you are a seller maybe some form of shade.

NCRG Raffle 2021 Winners

These are the winners of the NCRG Raffle as drawn at hamfest at 12 noon on Sunday 29th August 2021

Winners will be notified by phone and email.

1st PRIZE Icom IC-7300
Richard Grocott VK6BMW
Ticket Number: #580

2nd PRIZE Icom 2730
Stephen Thompson VK6XA
Ticket Number: #271

3rd PRIZE Comet GP15
Rob Rodgers VK6RA
Ticket Number: #64

NCRG Committee 2021

2021 Committee

NCRG AGM – was Sunday 27th June 2021 10am

Committee for 2021

  • President: Matthew McDonough VK6ML
  • Vice President: Eddie Saunders VK6YA
  • Treasurer: Ian Connell VK6ZIC
  • Secretary: Brian McAndrew VK6BMA

Committee members

  • James McBride : VK6FJA
  • Allen Tighe: VK6ART
  • Joe Fazio: VK6BFI

Equipment/Disposals Officer

  • Larry Minshull: VK6UM

Hamfest 29 August 2021

The NCRG are proud to announce Hamfest 2021

It will be held on Sunday 29 August 2021, at Cyril Jackson Recreation Centre Ashfield from 9-00 am onwards for Buyers, sellers admitted from 7-30 am. Entry will be $5 for all on the day also Covid Safe rules will be in place (scanning the QR code or signing the covid safe form).

Please visit the NCRG website often for the latest information.

We have 2 speakers for Hamfest from ICRAR (International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research):

Dr David Gozzard will talk about cutting edge laser communications technology connected to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) and Associate Professor Randell Wayth will talk about the more technical side of the engineering of the SKA

NCRG Raffle Information
We should have on-line sales and ticket sales on the day, also this will be drawn on the day at the venue (Note: if we cannot run the event due to COVID issues the draw will still go ahead at the NCRG clubrooms at midday).
Click on link below to purchase tickets Online (opens new tab)
https://www.rafflelink.com.au/ncrg-raffle-2021

  • First Prize IC-7300
  • Second Prize IC-2730
  • Third Prize GP-15 TriBand Vertical (6m,2m,70Cms)

Important Raffle Information
Note this is a WA Only Raffle. (Wa Permit NO.LS216941921)
You must be over 18 to enter.
Tickets on sale from 3/07/2021 (Online only)
Ticket Cost $5 per entry.
The raffle will be Drawn at hamfest 29/8/2021 @12pm.
Tickets can be purchased on the day till 11am.
Cash sale tickets require email details for ticket receipt.

Home Brew Contest
Please get homebrewing as we hope the homebrew contest will be better than ever, we will have 3 sections to the contest. These will be a  Kids Section, a Rookie Section (for those licenced for  less than 3 years) and an Advanced Builders Section.  Prizes will be awarded to each section.

To book tables please contact Richard Beck VK6BEC (spaces running out fast)

email at richard.beck8@gmail.com
Mobile on  0431 619 604

NCRG Raffle 2020 Winners

Raffle Winners

1st PRIZE WINNER (Icom IC9700)
Bob Good (VK6ZGN)   WA
Ticket Number: #204Contact Confirmed

2nd PRIZE WINNER (Comet Antenna VSWR)
Glenn McNeil   QLD
Ticket Number: #1991Contact Confirmed

3rd PRIZE WINNER (GP15 Tri band Antenna)
Gerard Gallagher NSW
Ticket Number: #1663     Contact Confirmed  

Below kept on site for reference.

Northern Corridor Radio Group in Perth normally holds a raffle along with its annual event “Hamfest”. Unfortunately, this year we have had to cancel the event due to uncertainty over COVID19 restrictions and concerns. As the raffle is one of the more popular components of Hamfest, we have decided to expand the raffle in both prizes and geography, opening the raffle to anyone Australia wide.

Prizes are.

  1. First prize is an ICOM IC-9700 2/70/23 Transceiver worth $2404.50
  2. Second prize is a COMET CAA-500 Mark II Antenna Analyser worth $739
  3. Third prize is a Comet GP 15 52/146/446 Tri band Antenna worth $299

Key dates are.

  1. Raffle Start date 12/11/2020
  2. Raffle Close date 9/12/2020
  3. Raffle Draw date 10/12/2020

Where required (WA and ACT), permits have been sourced and tabled below.

  1. WA permit Number LS215316520
  2. ACT permit number R 20/00169

Winners will be notified by phone and email.

Winners will be notified by phone and email. Also posted on Our webpage (http://ncrg.info/WP/2020/09/ncrg-raffle-2020)

Prize includes standard shipping from Perth.
The raffle tickets are purchased only online for $5 each and there are 2000 tickets available. (No cash sales are excepted) 

Draw will be online at the NCRG Club rooms (Whiteman Park,Perth)  on 10/12/2020 @12pm AWST

To Purchase tickets Visit https://www.rafflelink.com.au/ncrg-hamfest-raffle

Regards

NCRG Committee 2020

Hamfest 2020 Update

Due to COVID19 restrictions and other issues it was decided that HAMFEST for 2020 be cancelled this year.

That been said the NCRG will be conducting the raffle of some desirable items, details of which will be released soon ticket sales will be announced here and on the usual amateur radio sites  and on Newswest.

Please check back here for Raffle details once we have secured all permits and have the website details.

 

The NCRG are proud to announce Hamfest 2020

It will be held on Sunday 15th November 2020 , at Cyril Jackson Recreation Centre Ashfield from 9-00 am onwards for Buyers, sellers admitted from 7-30 am.

Please visit the NCRG website often for the latest information.

NCRG Raffle Information Please note there will be no advanced sales

  • First Prize         check often to find out what the prizes will be
  • Second Prize
  • Third Prize

Pease get homebrewing as we hope the homebrew contest will be better than ever, we will have 3 sections to the contest. These will be a  Kids Section, a Rookie Section (for those licenced for  less than 3 years) and an Advanced Builders Section.  Prizes will be awarded to each section.

To book tables please contact Richard Beck VK6BEC

  • email at richard.beck8@gmail.com
  • Mobile on  0431 619 604