time to time one of our guest speakers makes their prepared work available
for distribution to promote knowledge in our hobby. The following files
and software are available for download. They have been provided by
club members and the CTARC is not responsible for their content.
the CTARC! More about membership here.
Application Form to Join CTARC.
Our club has a proud history, one of the longest-running amateur radio
clubs in South Africa. Here is an ongoing document,
updated as new recollections are recorded.
of the CTARC
CTARC History Blogspot starts here.
to record your shack equipment
A basic database to keep record of radios and equipment in your shack.
Included are a variety of examples to see what can be added.
Instructions for download:
Some browsers don't allow you to download database files as macros
are seen as potential virus threats. Thus the .mdb extension has been
altered to .md . Once you have downloaded the file, change the extension
to .mdb and the program will work in MS Access.
& Rules for Ham Caching (similar to GeoCaching)
Ham Cache Link
SA Radio Regulations
Radio Regulations 2005 Regulation Gazette 8149
Radio Regulations 1979 Regulation Gazette 2862
Radio Logbook compiled by John ZS1JNT
& Battery Charging
PPT by Bruce ZS1FX 2009-08-24
& Battery Charging - Power Point file
PDF about Battery Charging and Calculations by Lem ZS1LEM
Short Vertical Antennas
by Klaus ZS1QO 2004-04-26
to constructing efficient Very Short Vertical Antenna
Trap software, in zipped format,
described in Ragchew 2006 Sept/October.
to calculate Coax traps
Transponder Output Frequency Calculator/Spreadsheet ZS1PT
A MS Excel spreadsheet
to work out where to transmit on the QO100 satellite transponder and
where it will output on the other frequency.
Kindly provided by Peter ZS1PT 2020 December