MERC member Andy Kay (VK3FRDN) won section E for Foundation licenses of the 2014 Summer VHF/UHF field day. Congratulations Andy for earning 495 points and being the highest placed Foundation home station operator. See WIA website for more details.
MERC runs a weekly club NET on the club repeater VK3RBW on Wednesday evenings from 8PM. The net is run using the club call sign VK3FSK and all licensed amateur operators are welcome to join. Access details for VK3RBW can be found at the top of this website.
VK3RBW (Mt. Gisborne)
438.450Mhz (CTCSS Tone 91.5Hz)
IRLP - 6247
EchoLink - 752383
(prefix with * to use EchoLink)
The Melbourne Electronics & Radio Club (MERC) operates under the club’s Amateur Radio callsign VK3FSK (ex VK3APP). The MERC is a WIA Affiliated Club. MERC was formally known as the RAAF Williams Amateur Radio Club which has since closed down.
MERC meets each Friday from 7pm at the Building D Royal Children's Hospital Travancore Site 50 Flemington Street (Not Flemington Rd), Travencore Vic Melway REF 29A11.
If you're interested in finding out what we do, drop on in and check us out. From beginners interested in learning more about Amateur Radio & how to get their license, to those who maybe are already licensed looking to meet a group of like-minded friendly people from all walks of life interested in electronics & amateur radio. MERC members are very encouraging & supportive to newcomers & no matter your interest or level of technical knowledge - you will be made feel very much at home at the MERC.