Kapiti Amateur Radio Society Inc.

Kapiti Amateur Radio Society Inc.

ZL2KB
Who are we?

We are officially known as Kapiti Amateur Radio Society Inc, and we are an Amateur/Ham Radio club based right here on the Kapiti Coast. Our callsign is ZL2KB, and we are Branch 69 of the New Zealand Associations for Radio Transmitters (NZART).

We have members of all ages and encourage anyone who is interested in Radio Communications, Computers or Electronics to come along and see what we are involved in. You can find and contact us here.

Our Hobby

Amateur Radio is a great hobby to get into. It allows licensed operators to communicate with others locally and worldwide using Radio Communications. Unlike Mobile Phone and Internet, Radio is an “always on” technology and can be used in times of emergency as you generally don’t need mains power to operate the radio. Most Amateur Radio operators will have hand held and battery operated radios, and larger antennas can be deployed with relative ease in next to no time.

As an example, our club is involved in a number of emergency exercises and activities in the local community, and we are also ready to assist with any LandSAR (search and rescue) call outs that are coordinated from the Kapiti area due to our great radio coverage.

But its not just about radio. Many members learn and share new technical skills relating things such as Computers, Electronics, 3D Printing and CAD Design, as well as networking via a dedicated Ham-Mesh network (long range Wifi Links). There really is something for everyone!

ZL2KB Events Calendar
14/04/2020
  • Committee Meeting 14/04/2020 | 19:30 pm - 21:00 pm ZL2KB Clubrooms

    Committee Meeting | All club members are welcome to attend.

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15/04/2020
  • ZL2KB Club Net 15/04/2020 | 19:30 pm - 20:00 pm 685 Repeater

    Local Kapiti Branch 69 Net | All licenced Hams are welcome to join in on our net.

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18/04/2020
  • General Meeting 18/04/2020 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am ZL2KB Clubrooms

    Monthly ZL2KB General Meeting | All Welcome

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22/04/2020
  • ZL2KB Club Net 22/04/2020 | 19:30 pm - 20:00 pm 685 Repeater

    Local Kapiti Branch 69 Net | All licenced Hams are welcome to join in on our net.

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29/04/2020
  • ZL2KB Club Net 29/04/2020 | 19:30 pm - 20:00 pm 685 Repeater

    Local Kapiti Branch 69 Net | All licenced Hams are welcome to join in on our net.

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06/05/2020
  • ZL2KB Club Net 06/05/2020 | 19:30 pm - 20:00 pm 685 Repeater

    Local Kapiti Branch 69 Net | All licenced Hams are welcome to join in on our net.

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12/05/2020
  • Committee Meeting 12/05/2020 | 19:30 pm - 21:00 pm ZL2KB Clubrooms,

    Committee Meeting | All club members are welcome to attend.

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13/05/2020
  • ZL2KB Club Net 13/05/2020 | 19:30 pm - 20:00 pm 685 Repeater

    Local Kapiti Branch 69 Net | All licenced Hams are welcome to join in on our net.

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16/05/2020
  • General Meeting 16/05/2020 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am ZL2KB Clubrooms

    Monthly ZL2KB General Meeting | All Welcome

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20/05/2020
  • ZL2KB Club Net 20/05/2020 | 19:30 pm - 20:00 pm 685 Repeater

    Local Kapiti Branch 69 Net | All licenced Hams are welcome to join in on our net.

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Click Here for the ZL2KB Events Calendar (Full Year View)

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