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New Zealand Association
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The Te Puke Amateur Radio Club was founded in the Te Puke district of the Western Bay of Plenty in 1928 and retains the current call sign of its founder member Eric Brown ZL1IB.

The club currently has some 30 members who come from Te Puke, Tauranga and Rotorua.

The Club is open to members and visitors from 1300 each Saturday afternoon where you can enjoy fellowship as well as the opportunity to operate the Club Radio Station ZL1IB. The Club "Shack" is equipped with the latest up to date HF, VHF, UHF and Icom D-Star equipment and is QRV on all bands and all modes.

Our many facetted hobbies have all manner of techno enthusiasts and the Club tries to cater for these diverse activities of our hobby. APRS, SSTV, Digital modes, SSB, CW, and many others.

Our main fund raiser for the year is our Market Day (Junk Sale) which is held at the Paengaroa Community Hall in the month of March each year. Next year will be 23rd March 2019.


The Club Rooms
2122 State Highway 2, Te Puke

Repeater Freqs:
2 Meter Icom D-Star Repeater

VHF Repeater
147.175 MHz

UHF Repeater
438.550 MHz

Club Net:
ZL1IB Sunday Morning Net 08.30 hours on 3690KHz


The Club property as viewed from Google Earth RF82df

This page last updated 18 July 2015



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