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Welcome to the Sherbrooke Community Amateur Radio Club Inc. “VK3KID”

DX Simpson Desert June/July 2016

Hi we are back home from a great trip, I start putting the Youtube videos from the trip ASP.

Jim’s 2016 Simpson 4×4 tip bits

2016 Simpson 4×4 preview

picture_00000Jim VK3AMN, Randall VK3RM and Roger VK3ELT are off again at the 1st June to the Simpson Desert, we will have the Quad-copter with us, and make video’s along the way. When we are camped we will try to work DX with the Club call VK3KID, keep a eye on where are we now link. We are hopping to work DX from the dog fence using it as a Antenna. We will also do some slow-scan pictures of the camp sites. We will use 7.075Mhz to 7.110Mhz and 146.459Mhz along with UHF CB ch 10, if you see us say Hi and if you hear us on air give us a call.

Club meets at 1st Ferntree Gully Scout Group Hall on the first Monday of each month at 1930 (7:30pm)


 Recreation Res (behind Woolworth’s on Burwood Hwy), Brenock Park Drive Ferntree Gully VIC 3156

We are in the small hall.

Every one is welcome to drop in.

group_photo_croppedHave a look at the web page about a week before to see if we have moved the meeting for a contest or Jota etc.

kurth kiln 2016Kurth Kiln 2016

From left Marcel VK3FAAJ, Jim Vk3AMN,John Vk3JRB,Roger WK3ELT.

The club members use 70cm VK3RAJ 439.750 434.750 Upwey Melbourne 91.5 CTCSS

We are a active small club who believes in helping our fellow hams get on the air and to stay on the air.


Our group aim is to have fun with the hobby, we don’t have time to sit around talking about how good we are like may Amateurs do!

“We just get up and do it!”

Club Contact Details

Sherbrooke Community Radio Club ‘VK3KID’

Post address C/O 44 Forest Park Road Upwey 3158.

Email Jim McNabb

We are an inclusive amateur radio club that welcomes those who would like to help promote the advancement of amateur radio.

logo-300x300“Without the spirit of hams helping hams the hobby would end”

Sherbrooke Community Radio Club ‘VK3KID’

Established 2007.

Last update 17/07/2016

Words of Wisdom:

Never argue with an idiot!

If you start with an idiot you will finish with a idiot,

so what is the point?

Jim McNabb 05-08-2014