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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 faceted 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Our market day on Saturday 28th March 2020 has been cancelled due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 virus. It is regrettable but in the interests of safety it has been decided that this a the best course of action given the circumstances


The Club Rooms
Community Hall Paengaroa

Repeater Freqs
2 Meter Icom D-Star Repeater


VHF Repeater
147.175 MHz

UHF Repeater
438.550 MHz

Club Net
ZL1IB Sunday Net 20:00 hours on 3680KHz



The Club Rooms ZL1IB as viewed from Google Earth RF82ee



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