RETROSPECTIVE OBSERVATORY AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY (ROARS)
Our aim at ROARS is as follows:
To facilitate and specialise in using Antique, Vintage and Historic radio and ancillary equipment.
To hold the license and operate the amateur radio station ZS6IEE within Innes House.
To maintain an off-grid electronic communications capability in the event of disasters or other emergencies
To disseminate information relating to historical radio (Wireless), electrical, and electronic technologies to visitors to the SAIEE Innes House Museum, and via the media.
To further the objectives of education and the preservation of artifacts and literature of the museum.
To promote Amateur Radio communication, experimentation, and education in the central Johannesburg area by inter-alia being affiliated to the AWA and the South African Radio League.
ROARS constitution available here.
The founding committee to be co-opted until first AGM in November 2016 are:
President: Jacques Scholtz ZS6JPS
Vice President: Richard Dismore F4WCD (ex-ZS6TF)
Secretary: Mike Little
Technical manager: Henry Stephan ZS6MC
Historian: Oliver Gerondeanos ZS6OG
SARL representative: Nico van Rensburg ZS6QL
SAIEE HS representative: Max Clarke