Subs are now due for the 2018 year. See details for renewal under 'Membership'. We welcome your continued support.



The Waikato VHF Group Inc. AGM will be held on
Sunday 18 March at 1:30 pm.

The venue this year will be the
Te Aroha Event Centre, 44 Stanley Ave., Te Aroha.

See map of venue HERE.

Other details HERE.


was founded on 16 June 1963 by 10 amateurs, to serve the VHF needs of amateur radio operators in the region. The Group has progressed from that time to the present with virtually the same objectives in mind. The Group has a very comprehensive net work of both VHF and UHF repeaters located at several strategic sites that cover a major portion of the North Island of New Zealand.

The objectives of the Group are: Amongst others;

1. To support the aims and objectives of the NZART

2. To foster local interest in Amateur Radio, particularly at VHF and higher frequencies

3. To establish and operate amateur transmitting and repeater stations

Without doubt these aims and objectives are more than adequately being catered for by this dedicated Group of Amateur Radio Operators.

Further details on the history of the Waikato VHF Group can be found here.

We welcome your further enquiry.

Email: branch.81@nz

Interested in DMR

(Digital Mobile Radio)

An Amateur Radio Guide to DMR can be found HERE.

New Zealand AREC DMR ZL-Turbo Repeater Network

Information on the network
can be found HERE

Map of ZL Repeater Network Sites

Website of the Month



Worldwide Network

Our network is an all-digital group of over 500 DMR-MARC repeaters in 63 countries with 44630 registered users. There are 3073 registered DMR repeaters world-wide in our database.


Radio Electronics Group Inc.

Branch 89

Annual Equipment Sale

& Tech Talk

Saturday 19th May 2018
at 10 am

$2.00 Public Entry

The Glenview Club
221 Peacocks Rd.
Glenview, Hamilton

Refreshments & Door Prizes

Trade Display

Plenty of Parking

Motor Homes Welcome

Enquiries to Trevor ZL4GJ

WaiPlenty Network

Just click on the image below to see a larger version and to read more ...

WaiPlenty Coverage

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Interested in joining the Waikato VHF Group?
New or exisiting members can click 
HERE for details and an application form.

Are you able to assist the Group by sponsoring a Waikato VHF Group
Repeater or Beacon Licence?

If so - click
HERE for details.

Are you an NZART member?

Click above image to find out more!

It all started whenAchievments

Read an article on the first 2 metre beacon manufactured and installed by the Group, in 1972.

A copy of the 
constitution of the Group is now available for downloading.

See a
Slide Show featuring the Kordia National System sites.

For any repeater or equipment problems see
Waikato Rptrs & National System Status.

Any constructive comments, content or ideas for additional pages are welcome.


Join the Waikato VHF Group Net on Sunday evenings at 20.45 hrs local NZST
on either '6950 MHz, '5675 MHz, '5575 MHz or '5475 MHz repeaters, on the WaiPlenty Network,
or the IRLP reflector 9505.


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