MDRC was founded in 1948 and has the club callsign of VK3APC. The clubrooms are located at Turner Road in Highett, Victoria. MDRC holds regular monthly meetings as well as weekly Coffee Group discussions. The Coffee Group meets every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 11:00, and is known as the “Tuesday Morning Group”. Also Sunday afternoons from 2:00 every fortnight. See below for details.

When the clubrooms are open, so is the VK3APC shack. Members and visitors are welcome to come down to the clubrooms and operate HF, VHF or UHF. Digital modes are also available on HF and UHF. All of the MDRC Repeaters under VK3RMC can be accessed from the Club Rooms. VK3RMC is operational on D-Star and Analogue repeater systems across multiple bands with IRLP enabled on 70cm.

Latest News – Sunday Opening

This Sunday 5 February 2023 at 2.00pm

Murray Taylor, VK3MJT will talk about ropes, knots and general rigging. “… I will cover types of ropes, a range of knots, use of wire rope and clamps, and the new synthetic ropes.”

Hamfest 2023

The Moorabbin & District Radio Club continues to host Victoria’s Biggest Hamfest.

The M&DRC Committee wishes to thank all those who attended the 2022 event including the traders and visitors. It was a resounding success and we look forward to seeing you next year.

Watch this page for news of the M&DRC Hamfest 2023.. You can book tables now!

Valve Bank Now Open

Download our new 2023 stock list of valves available for purchase through our shop. We have over 650 valves for sale. Confirm price and availability with Secretary here.

New Products in Shop

Click here to view the latest discounted additions to our Shop.

MDRC Meetings:

We’re Back!

Club Meetings on Tuesday Mornings at the Clubrooms, Turner Road Highett have returned. You can join us from 9.30am. Sunday openings from 2.00pm every second week.