The Hunter Radio Group has been going since 1922 and meets every month in Newcastle. Members also catch up for on air callbacks after the weekly news broadcast by VK2AWX on Monday nights and on the local VK2RNC VHF and UHF repeaters.


HRG meets on the second Friday of the month at the NBN-TV Studios in Newcastle. The meeting is a casual affair with a guest speaker and a “show and tell” session where member projects are displayed and discussed. Tea, coffee, cake and biscuits are served at the conclusion.

Place:  NBN Television Studios, Mosbri Crescent, Newcastle, NSW (CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS)

Time:  Please assemble at rear carpark before 8pm to gain admission to the building.

Ending:  The evening generally concludes around 11pm

Next Meeting:  See upcoming events page

Supper Roster for Next Meeting: To see when you are rostered on to bring supper, please have a look at the HRG 2016 Supper Roster for Monthly Meetings here!



HRG operates a 30 minute weekly news broadcast via VK2AWX at 7:30pm on Monday nights on the following frequencies: 3.593 MHz SSB (often 3.605 MHz SSB due to other traffic), 146.725 MHz FM, 146.900 MHz FM, 146.975 MHz FM, 438.025 MHz FM and 1294 MHz FM. Callbacks are taken after the broadcast on 3.593 MHz, 146.900 MHz and 438.025 MHz. There are no callbacks taken on 146.975 MHz.


The VK2RNC repeater and beacon network operates from Mt Sugarloaf.

  • 50.288MHz CW, 25W (Beacon)
  • 146.900, -600kHz
  • 146.975, -600kHz
  • 438.025MHz, -5MHz