Welcome to Coffs Harbour & District Amateur Radio Club (CHADARC), catering to radio and associated electronics enthusiasts on the NSW Mid North Coast — from Kempsey in the south to Woolgoolga in the north.

CHADARC members experiment with radio equipment and associated antenna systems. Most are licensed amateur operators.

CHADARC has an an official ACMA callsign VK2EP, used for club nets and club event broadcasting. Listen for us on air and please don’t hesitate to request an electronic confirmation (eQSL).

CHADARC is also open to persons generally interested in radio and electronics, such as shortwave listeners and Citizen’s Band (CB) radio users.

We are a friendly bunch, and encourage you to come along to our regular meetings or special events.

Weekly Club Gatherings

Thursday mornings, 10:00 till 14:00

Door entry fee: $2.00  … for tea, coffee, biscuits.

Held at our clubhouse at the Rex Hardaker Oval on Hogbin Drive [south], Toormina.

For more information about any particular up-coming gathering please use our event calendar.

Local Repeaters

LocalityTransmitter LocationListen On (MHz)TX OffsetToneNotes
Coffs HarbourCoramba Mountain
146.850- 600 kHz123 HzEcholink
Node 719656
DorrigoFrancis Lookout
146.750- 600 kHz123 Hz
DorrigoFrancis Lookout
53.750- 1 MHzNo Tone
Macksville/Nambucca HeadsMount Yarrahapinni
146.875- 600 kHzNo TonePart of the North West Link Group.
Nambucca Valley, Kempsey, UrungaMount Yarrahapinni
439.875- 5 MHzNADMR
VKDMR Network