Ballarat Radio Model Flying Club Inc.
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Inc. No. A0062781D

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History of Site Updates

18 August 2017

  1. Updated the the Saftety Rules page.
  2. The safety rules (PDF version) has been updated to include provision for rotary wing operations at the Trawalla field.
  3. The site specific safety rules appendices have been removed from the web page for simplicity and ease of updating.

15 August 2017

  1. Updated the club's Incorporation number displayed in the header section and also in the constitution document to A0062781D. See the Constitution page.
  2. The previous number A0001288M was changed March 2015 with the merger of the Golden Plains Club.

11 August 2017

  1. Updated the online constitution page and document. See the Constitution page.

27 July 2017

  1. Updated the Committee page.
    The current Committee of Management and Club Officers were elected at the AGM held on 26th July 2017
  2. Updated the Annual Display page.
  3. Updated the Events Calendar page.

27 March 2017

  1. Updated the Links page.
    Added link to Harpers Hobbies under Commercial - Hobby Retailers.
    Added link to RCTrader under Helpful Resources

21 March 2017

  1. Added Annual Display banner image on home page as link to the Annual Display page
  2. Updated the Annual Display page.
  3. Updated the Events Calendar page.
  4. Uploaded the display flyer and pilot invitation for the 2017 display.

29 September 2016

  1. Changed references to field ownership from Dynamic Flight Park to Trawalla Estate. (Land ownership changed toward the end of April 2016.)
  2. Updated the Committee page.
    The current Committee of Management and Club Officers were elected at the AGM held on 27th July 2016
  3. Updated the Safety Rules to reflect the cessation of hang glider and full size flying operations at the Trawalla flying field.
    Included the hours we can fly at Trawalla as stipulated by the Pyrennes Shire planning permit.
    Added Visitor Book clause to safety rules.
  4. Updated the Links page.
    Update MAAA links and removed a couple of dead links.

09 June 2016

  1. Updated the meeting history and current location on the Club Meetings page.
  2. Removed the link to the F1 Air Race at Sandown racecourse in the left side panel of all pages.

28 January 2016

  1. Updated the fuel prices on the Club Merchandise page.
  2. Updated the Links page.
    Added link to Swell RC under Helpful Resources.

20 January 2016

  1. Added the link to the F1 Air Race at Sandown racecourse in the left side panel of all pages as well as latest news and Events Calendar pages.

    F1 Air Race

  2. Minor update to the AboutUs page to make reference to the current Trawalla field.
  3. Updated the Links page.
    Added link to Just Hobbies under Commercial - Hobby Retailers.

19 January 2016

  1. Added links to the F1 Air Race at Sandown racecourse on the home, latest news and Events Calendar pages.

    F1 Air Race

25 July 2015

  1. Updated the Committee page.
    The current Committee of Management and Club Officers were elected at the AGM held on 22nd July 2015.
  2. Updated the directions to our Trawalla Fly Field to note the changed freeway conditions.
  3. Updated the Links page.
    Added links to Desert Aircraft Australia and 3D Hobby Shop Australia.

22 May 2015

  1. Updated the Safety Rules page to bring it into line with V0.6 of the safety rules.
    Uploaded the PDF version V0.6 of the safety rules.

23 March 2015

  1. Updated the Links page.
    Fixed the link to RCM News which had changed domain name.
    Checked that all links are currently valid.

26 February 2015

  1. Added the Club Merchandise page.

01 January 2015

  1. Updated the web site to incorporate our new field at Trawalla and the aquisition of the Golden Plains club.
  2. The weather page has been modified to display the relevant CFA fire district for Other flying fields instead of always the BRMFC field fire district.

19 September 2014

  1. Updated the Links page.
    Added Wolf Models to the Commercial - Hobby Retailers section.
    Fixed link to Roj's Hobbies.

06 August 2014

  1. Updated the Home and LatestNews pages.
    Added note about club losing flying field.

29 July 2014

  1. Updated the Weather page.
    Added link to the Bureau of Meteorology web site.

25 July 2014

  1. Updated the Committee page.
    The current Committee of Management and Club Officers were elected at the AGM held on 23rd July 2014.
  2. Updated the Meetings page with meeting locations and directions.

02 May 2014

  1. Updated the Links page.
    Added A Beginner's Guide To Model Cars to the Helpful Resources section.

04 April 2014

  1. Added results of our Annual Display and Fly-In Raffle - 2014 to the Latest News page.
  2. Removed Annual Display banner image link on home page to the Annual Display page

23 January 2014

  1. Posted the Consumer Affairs of Victoria Model Rules for Incorporated Associations on the web site. Can be downloaded from the Constitution page in MS Word and/or PDF format.
  2. Added an image link on the home page to the Constitution page.

23 January 2014

  1. Posted the Consumer Affairs of Victoria Model Rules for Incorporated Associations on the web site. Can be downloaded from the Constitution page in MS Word and/or PDF format.
  2. Added an image link on the home page to the Constitution page.

06 December 2013

  1. Added Annual Display banner image on home page as link to the Annual Display page
  2. Updated the Annual Display page.
  3. Updated the Events Calendar page.
  4. Uploaded the display flyer and pilot invitation for the 2014 display. These may change as more information comes to hand.

04 December 2013

  1. Updated the Links page. Verified all links and corrected a few that were broken due to web site changes.
    Added the Ararat Club to the Clubs section.
  2. Modified site master page to be more IE10 compatible.

24 September 2013

  1. Added Club History page.

16 September 2013

  1. Modified web site to be IE10 (Windows 8) compatible.

11 August 2013

  1. Updated the Committee page with the new committee members for 2013/14.
  2. Updated the club logo in page header with graphics sourced from our outside banner artwork.

15 June 2013

  1. Added entry to the Links page under Commercial - Hobby Specialists for Gibbs Guides.
  2. Increased the size of the top menu text to better suit phone & tablet devices.

31 March 2013

  1. Added results of our Annual Display and Fly-In Raffle - 2013 to the Latest News page.
  2. Removed Annual Display banner image link on home page to the Annual Display page

24 February 2013

  1. Added Annual Display banner image on home page as link to the Annual Display page.

14 February 2013

  1. Updated the Annual Display page.
  2. Email link for Display Director changed.
  3. Uploaded the display flyer and pilot invitation for the 2013 display.

18 January 2013

  1. Updated the Events Calendar page.
  2. TreeView menu on left side of page is now the default.

07 January 2013

  1. Updated the CFA RSS feeds on the Home and Weather pages. (Shortly the weather page will display the CFA region corresponding to the flying field.)

06 November 2012

  1. Updated the directions to our flying field when travelling from Melbourne on the Flying Site page. (This came about after travelling the route recently following Navman GPS directions with preferences set to easiest.)

30 July 2012

  1. Added the winner of our Xmas in July Raffle - 2012 to the Latest News page.
  2. Events Calendar page updated with Annual Display day date for 2013.
  3. Updated Annual Display link on home page.

26 July 2012

  1. Updated the Committee page with the new committee members for 2012/13.
  2. Created email address publicity@brmfc.org.au and added to recipient list in Contact Us page.

16 June 2012

  1. Uploaded membership payment form for 2012/2013 financial year.
  2. Created a new PDF document explaining how to pay subs.
  3. Added a link to the new document on the Membership and How to Join pages.

05 June 2012

  1. Updated the FAI link on the Links page which became invalid.

17 May 2012

  1. Updated the Meetings page to show location during the summer and winter months.

26 March 2012

  1. Added results of our Annual Display and Fly-In Raffle - 2012 to the Latest News page.

25 February 2012

  1. Meetings page updated with special date for March 2012 meeting.

20 February 2012

  1. Events Calendar page updated with Annual Display day date for 2012.
  2. Added Annual Display link to home page.

24 November 2011

  1. Committee page updated due to Matt Porter resigning president's position and the vice president Peter Evans taking on the role until an election is held. An election was held at the club meeting held on 23 November 2011 where Peter Evans was voted in as president and Max Rowan was elected vice president until the next elections due in July 2012.

21 November 2011

  1. Added entry to the Links page under Commercial - Hobby Retailers for Hobby Headquarters.
  2. Committee page updated due to Matt Porter resigning president's position and the vice president Peter Evans taking on the role until an election is held.
  3. Updated Meetings page - Meetings are now being held back at the field over the warmer months and during daylight saving.

04 September 2011

  1. Added a Google map to the Meetings page to show the location of Findlay Engineering where we are currently holding our monthly meetings.
  2. Added entry to the Links page under Commercial - Hobby Retailers for Anthony's Pete-n-planes.
  3. Added entry to the Links page under Commercial - Hobby Specialists for Model Flight.
  4. Added VFSAA event held at Albury NSW on 27th/28th August 2011 to the Photo Gallery page.

04 August 2011

  1. Updated the Committee page with the new committee members for 2011/12.

26 June 2011

  1. Updated the Photo Gallery page.
    Added link to the newly created VFSAA Trophy Shepparton 2011 Google Picasa Web Album.

23 June 2011

  1. Updated the Links page.
    Added link to Just Kits & Models. (BRMFC received a request from the author of the web site to add a link on our site.)
  2. Revised the Meetings page.
    Next meeting to be held at Findlay Engineering.

07 May 2011

  1. Updated the Links page.
    Added a menu at the top of the page to jump to the named section. To aid navigation, clicking on the blue section heading takes you back to the top of the page.
    Added link to Hooked-On-RC-Airplanes.com. (BRMFC received a request from the author of the web site to add a link on our site.)
  2. Revised the Tips 4 Beginners page. (Still needs more work.)

09 April 2011

  1. Updated the Weather Details for other Places page. Added separate entries for Bellarine and Geelong clubs following their recent split.

04 April 2011

  1. Added results of our Annual Model Flying Display Raffle - 2011 to the Latest News page.

19 March 2011

  1. Added link to Southern Cross Community Connect under the Other section on the Links page.
  2. Modified link to ServoDatabase.com under the Other section on the Links page so it opens in another window.

24 February 2011

  1. Revised the wording of the download instructions in the comments for the FAI link listed under the Associations section on the Links page. (Aligns with changes to the FAI web site page.)
  2. Fine tuned web site to be compatible with Apple Safari & Google Chrome web browsers.

11 February 2011

  1. Added entries to the Links page under Commercial - Hobby Specialists for World Hobbies, DL Engines & 42 Percent Products.

06 February 2011

  1. Added entry to the Latest News page.

29 January 2011

  1. Updated the link titled Total Fire Ban Today? on the Weather page to conform with the latest CFA web site updates.
  2. Added Annual Display 2011 promo link to home page.

23 January 2011

  1. The next meeting date calculation displayed on the meetings page advances the date to Thursday if the meeting falls on Australia Day (26th January).

22 December 2010

  1. Added entries to the Latest News page.
  2. On the Links page under Commercial, the entries have been broken up into three section for clarity.
  3. Added page bottom & page top navigation arrows in the menu bar and page footer. Clicking in a blank area of both sections also navigates up & down.
  4. Increased the width of all pages to the maximum that will fit on a 1024 display without horizontal scrolling.

20 December 2010

  1. Uploaded archived newsletters to web site - back to June 1999. (membership lists etc. were removed from a few old newsletters before posting online)
  2. Redesigned the Newsletters page to display archived newsletters.
  3. Added link to HobbyKing on links page under commercial section.

16 December 2010

  1. Further modified Joining the Club, Step 1 on the Joining the Club page. Added link to MAAA policy relating to visitor insurance and raised the number of visits from two to four to comply with the policy.
  2. Updated the Adobe Reader download link image to the latest version on all pages where it is used.

15 December 2010

  1. Modified Joining the Club, Step 1 on the Joining the Club page. Added note about the limit of two introductory flights.
  2. Updated ARF Scale Competition page to note that we have abandoned the event in favour of hosting VFSAA competitions.
  3. Added ARF Scale competition results for 2009 for historical purposes.
  4. Updated Events Calendar page.

04 November 2010

  1. Added CFA RSS feed to main weather page. This will display during the fire danger period of mid November through to mid April. (Also displays on home page which was introduced last February.)

03 November 2010

  1. Added Ararat club field to other flying fields weather page and categorize existing entries by state.
  2. Also added Weatherzone weather search to other flying fields weather page. Enter place name or post code.
  3. Added link to WillyWeather on main weather page.

29 October 2010

  1. Display the date of the next club meeting on the meetings page.

27 October 2010

  1. Added links to Fiberglass Specialties and Titanium Metal Supply (received a request from TMS to be added to our links page) on the Links page under Commercial section.
  2. Added committee to the top of the drop down list of recipients in the Contact Us page. (Sends the email to all members of the committee.)
  3. Updated the How to Join page. Joining process is now described as three steps rather than two stages.

29 July 2010

  1. Updated the Committee page with the new committee members for 2010/11.
  2. Added link to Goldfields Model Supplies new web site on the Links page under Commercial section.
  3. Added Ballarat Aeromodellers Inc. to list of club web sites on the Links page under clubs section.

16 July 2010

  1. The Contact Us page has been enhanced with the facility to send emails directly to club representatives.
  2. The Committee page now displays the club's domain email addresses for committee members. These BRMFC email addresses are automatically forwarded on to the incumbents' preferred email address.

10 July 2010

  1. Web site now hosted by aspwebhosting.com.au and our new domain name www.brmfc.org.au (www is not necessary) delegated. The former site was www.startek.com.au/brmfc.
  2. The new host will provide a more reliable service and better performance.

20 June 2010

  1. Minor change to the flying field location page. Updated distance from railway line to Spreadeagle Road using GPS data (5.2km). Mentioned that the 'Spreadeagle Road' road sign is stencilled on the culvert.
  2. Minor correction to 2010/2011 membership payment form. Enable Club/VMAA fee components to be itemized in tear off receipt. Refined the senior/junior definition so it agrees exactly with the VMAA definition in item 3 of the Club /SIG Re-Affiliation Procedure.
  3. Upated the membership page to refine senior/junior definition.

18 June 2010

  1. On the Links page, in response to a request by the owner, changed title of link to Xenon Project International from "Xenon Project's RC Airplanes" to just "RC Airplanes".
  2. Uploaded 2010/2011 membership payment form.

28 April 2010

  1. Updated link to revised MAAA 2.4GHz policy in FAQs and Links pages.

12 April 2010

  1. Modified the period that the CFA (Country Fire Authority) Total Fire Ban RSS Feed displays on the home page. This now displays from mid November through to mid April. (Dates can be changed easily by a data file to take current weather conditions into consideration.)

29 March 2010

  1. Added results of our Annual Model Flying Display Raffle - 2010 to the Latest News page.
  2. Added new entries to the links page under commercial (Mick Reeves Models & Foam-Wings).
  3. Created Other section on the links page and added ServoDatabase.com
  4. Clicking on the Main Menu checkbox now causes a partial page update instead of full page refresh.

12 February 2010

  1. Refined the URL & description of the new entry made on the 11 February to the links page under commercial. (Xenon Project's RC Airplanes)

11 February 2010

  1. Added a new entry to the links page under commercial.
  2. Updated the Safety Rules page (Item 3).

01 February 2010

  1. Enable user to select Now & Forecast weather display to supplement the existing Now (current) weather feed.
  2. Display in all page headers, the date/time web server sends page to user. The time is either Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), GMT +1000 or Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time (AEDT), GMT +1100.
  3. Updated link to revised MAAA 2.4GHz policy in FAQs page.
  4. Added CFA (Country Fire Authority) Total Fire Ban RSS Feed to home page. This will display during the fire danger period of November through to April.
  5. Explicitly set the tooltip of the 'rotating' image on the home page using the alternate text. Some browsers do display alternate text as tooltip. (IE8 doesn't unless in compatibility mode.)
  6. Web site now uses and requires .NET 3.5 framework to support AJAX features planned for the future.

22 January 2010

  1. Added four new entries to the links page under commercial.
  2. Added link to FAI web site for model aircraft activities to the links page under associations.
  3. Updated the Annual Display Day Pilot Invitation for our public display to be held on 28th March 2010. (Public advertising flyer to be updated ASAP)
  4. Minor change to wording in the first paragraph of the Annual Display Day page.
  5. Updated Events Calendar page.

11 January 2010

  1. Made the following changes to the links page.
  2. Added Goldfield Model Supplies.
  3. Replaced Ausbolts with Micro Fasteners.

17 December 2009

  1. Updated the VFSAA links to new web site.
  2. Updated Events Calendar page.
  3. Added results of Xmas Raffle 2009 to Latest News page.

30 September 2009

  1. Added link to Grant's Album on the Photo Gallery page.
  2. Updated the entry form links on the ARF Scale Competition page.
  3. Added promo link on home page to ARF Scale Competition.
  4. Added Austars Model Pty Ltd to Links page.

29 July 2009

  1. Updated list of Committee members with the 2009/10 committee elected at the AGM on 22 July 2009.
  2. Updated Latest News page to note the new committee.

02 May 2009

  1. Modified web site to make it Internet Explorer 8.0 compliant. Dynamic menus were not displaying unless Page->Compatability View was selected.

08 April 2009

  1. Updated the Latest News page.

03 March 2009

  1. Updated the Latest News page.

12 February 2009

  1. Updated the Annual Display Day Pilot Invitation for our display on 5th April.
  2. Updated the Display Director email link on the Annual Display Day page.

03 February 2009

  1. Modified the web site Master Page to centre align pages in the browser.
  2. Modified the web site Master Page to ensure all parts of the page zoom by the same factor. (Applies to browsers that have Zoom Control.)

01 February 2009

  1. Added the ABC Web Site for the Ballarat 7 day Weather forecast to the weather page.

31 January 2009

  1. Added CFA Country Fire Authority links to weather pages so days of total fire ban can be readily determined.
  2. Maintain web site using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. (was VS 2005)

28 January 2009

  1. Updated Events Calendar page. Added more 2008/2009 items.
  2. Added more items to Links page and revised some existing entries.
  3. Added Annual Display 2009 promo link to home page.

19 December 2008

  1. Published results of our Christmas Raffle 2008

14 November 2008

  1. Updated the ARF Scale Comp Results page with the results of the competition held at BRMFC field on Sunday 26th October 2008.
  2. Updated Events Calendar page. Added 2008/2009 items.

02 October 2008

  1. Updated invalid link to revised MAAA 2.4GHz Policy on the Links Page under associations.
  2. Added BMMAA to Links page under clubs.

05 September 2008

  1. Added Nick's Google Picasa Web Albums link to the Photo Gallery Page.

11 August 2008

  1. Added ARF Scale Competition promotional links on home page.
  2. Updated ARF Scale Competition page and posted 2008 pilot entry form on web site.

04 August 2008

  1. Modified pension rate definition on Membership page - added Full Medical Entitlement.

24 July 2008

  1. Updated list of Committee members with the 2008/9 committee elected at the AGM on 23 July 2008.
  2. Updated Latest News page to note the new committee.

29 May 2008

  1. Added 2008/9 membership payment form.
  2. Created page Old Payment Forms to provide access to past year's subscription info and added a link to this page in the Membership page.

06 May 2008

  1. Added the Field Maintenance Officer to the list of Committee members.

05 May 2008

  1. Revised the Links page format and added some extra links.
  2. Removed note promoting our Annual Display held on April 6th 2008 from the Home page.

19 April 2008

  1. Updated results of Annual Model Flying Display Raffle - 2008.
  2. Photos of the South Pacific Scale Masters competition held at Shepparton over the weekend of March 28th-30th 2008 - link to Picasa web albums.
  3. Photos of the Bowylie Scale Rally held at the Gundaroo property Bowylie of Dick Smith over the weekend of April 12th-13th 2008 - link to Picasa web albums.

07 April 2008

  1. Posted results of Annual Model Flying Display Raffle - 2008.
  2. Photos of our Annual Model Flying Display 2008 - link to Picasa web albums.

11 February 2008

  1. Added Annual Display day pilot invitation  and links to find it. 

09 February 2008

  1. Added Annual Display day advertising flyer  and links to find it. 

29 December 2007

  1. Added Rick's Picasa photo album to the Photo Gallery page. 

15 December 2007

  1. Published results of our Christmas Raffle 2007

29 November 2007

  1. Updated ARF Scale Comp Results page. Filled in missing information.
  2. Updated Photo Gallery page. Added ARF Scale Comp 2007 pictures. 

21 November 2007

  1. Updated Events Calendar page. Added 2008 items. 

17 November 2007

  1. The side menu may be optionally displayed as a tree menu instead of pop outs by checking the checkbox adjacent to the heading Main Menu. This setting is preserved if first-party cookies are enabled in your browser settings. When displayed as a tree menu the nodes are automatically expanded down to the current page.
  2. Added the ARF Scale Competition Results page to the side menu and created an ARF Sub Menu on the ARF Scale Comp pages.
  3. FAQs page has comment added at the bottom relating to unanswered questions.

07 November 2007

  1. Created ARF Scale Competition Results page accessible from the ARF Scale Competition page.
  2. Added link 'Add page to your favorites' in header of all pages.
  3. BRMFC web site is identified by short cut icon in browser.

31 October 2007

  1. Updated the LatestNews page with the ARF Scale Comp results.

23 October 2007

  1. Menu item: Flying Site (FlyingSite.aspx) - Revised directions to club field when coming from Melbourne and added alternate route through Millbrook.
  2. Added History of Site Updates.

08 October 2007

  1. Moved site resources such as images and pdf's to alternate site http://users.vic.chariot.net.au/~rcarrigg/BRMFC for load balancing.
  2. Simplified the home page. Added more random photos and created 4 main links for new users.
  3. Created menu item: Contact Us|About Us (AboutUs.aspx) - Much of home page moved to this page.
  4. Added Latest News page.
  5. Added Tips 4 Beginners page.

07 September 2007

  1. Added Annual Display page.
  2. Added ARF Scale competition page.
  3. Added BRMFC Membership page.

30 August 2007

  1. Added weather pages.

23 August 2007

  1. Added web counter.

03 August 2007

  1. Redesigned web site. (At last!!!)
  2. Developed using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and employs .NET 2.0 framework technology.
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