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VI70MDRC - Moorabbin and District Radio Club - Highett

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    VI70MDRC - Moorabbin and District Radio Club - Highett

    The Moorabbin and District Radio Club (MDRC) is celebrating it 70th year and is one of the oldest ham radio clubs in Victoria, founded in 1948.

    To commemorate this occasion the members will be activating the special callsign VI70MDRC, from Highett, Australia.

    Operation will be from Dec 1st 2018 until Feburary 28th 2019 and will either be from the MDRC clubrooms or from individual members home QTH.

    Modes: SSB, CW, RTTY, FT8

    Bands: All bands 160m -23cm

    The MDRC is situated at the Combined Club Rooms at Turner Road Reserve in Highett Victoria, it has a well appointed Radio Shack for use when the clubrooms are open.

    Radio gear available for use covers 160m to 70cm and we have a HB35C HF tribander on top of a 13.8m nally tower.

    Club Callsign is VK3APC

    MDRC has one of the best kept secrets....The magnificent "Radio Museum" with an assortment of old radio type exhibits.

    The Annual Hamfest held by the MDRC around May in Mulgrave Vic. (usually the Saturday prior to Mothers day) is renownd as the Biggest and Best Hamfest in Victoria (VK3), comprising of Commercial Traders, Radio and Electronic displays and many tables of "Traders" wares of used radio and electronics gear.....

    VI70MDRC Moorabbin and District Radio Club, Highett, Australia
    73 Al 4L5A