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”. Monthly meetings include presentations and are held on the second (2nd) Friday of each month.

When the club rooms are open, so is the VK3APC shack! Members and visitors are welcome to come down to the club rooms and operate HF, VHF or UHF. All of the club repeaters operate under the callsign, VK3RMC, and can be accessed from the Club Rooms. You can also operate and make contacts on D-Star and IRLP.

MDRC Repeaters – VK3RMC

The MDRC has a number of Repeaters located in Narre Warren with the operating callsign VK3RMC. The VK3RMC Repeater systems operate D-Star, analogue and FDMA/DRM digital on UHF & VHF. The club also plans to operate a P25 repeater from the same location in the near future.

Read further information about Club Meetings here.

MDRC Hamfest

The MDRC hold an Annual Hamfest which is reputed to be Melbourne’s Biggest Hamfest. You can view the Hamfest page here.