GippsTech 2018

July 7th & 8th 2018


Expected program in outline:

Friday evening: Informal meal at the Bistro, Morwell Hotel Motel, Vincent Drive, Morwell from 1830. Note Bistro meals available until 2100. Pay your own way. Note that some locals may have meal discount vouchers available: Pay for one full main course and pay a smaller amount (currently $7.00) for a second main course of equal or lesser value. Does not apply to Seniors meals.

Saturday: Conference commences at Federation University Australia. Car parking off Mary Grant Bruce Drive. See maps link above. Registration opens 0830. Morning & afternoon tea/coffee included in Registration fee. Spit roast lunch available, additional to registration fee.

Saturday evening: Conference dinner at the Morwell Club, Helen St, Morwell. PrePay for the meal when you register.

Sunday: Conference sessions continue at Churchill, concluding at about 1300. Pizza lunch to follow for those who pay for it when registering.

Partner's program: We will run a Partner's Tour program provided that we have sufficient registrations. We will provide a minbus and driver, plus some ideas of possible sites to visit. Those on the tour will decide where they will visit.... Tours would normally run all day Saturday and Sunday morning, return in time for Conference close each day. Participants pay for their own meals, refreshments and any entry fees.


Build your own SDR

Mini Satellite Ground Station

AllLocker - the new reflocking option, son of XREF

RF over optical fibre: principles and applications for amateur radio

Comparison of RigExpert and N1201SA antenna analysers

Ron Wilkinson VK3ZER/ VK3AKC: a VHF pioneer

Small System EME on 23cm

10/24 EME Grid tour to NT/WA & new 10 GHz EME World Record

Lessons learned in developing a portable  EME system for 23 cm

More information as it comes to hand

Proceedings from Past Conferences, 1998 to 2016 are available unless sold out.
For a copy of these please contact Peter Freeman VK3PF (
or via snail mail

Call for Nominations: Alan Devlin Microwave Enthusiast Award 2018

Read the nomination document above. Note that nominations close Friday 8 June.

Registration is now open.
NB: Only one callsign / person participating in the main conference per Registration please.

Click here to Register.

Remember to complete all fields and seelct the appropriate payment method. Paypal available and is the preferred method.
This will greatly simplify processing for the organisers. You may add a additional people for the dinners (e.g. a wife or partner). Those participating on the Partners' Tour call also be registered together with one amateur registering for the main conference.

Eastern Zone Amateur Radio Club Inc.
PO Box 134
Morwell, Vic, 3840