The Association is a formation or gathering of former and serving personnel of the Royal Australian Navy or other Navies, who have completed Radio Direction Find (RDF), Radar Plotters (RP) & Combat System Operators (CSO) Basic Course or equivalent Course.
Membership is open to all Radar Branch Members From any Navy…Become a Member of our Association. Rekindle old friendships and meet new “Oppos”
RDF, RP, CSO Reunions
Our Association holds Reunions bi-annually, in various States of Australia. These events are very popular and a great chance to renew old friendships and make new oppos. Reunions generally last for a three day period but, that does not stop you from enjoying what the various host States, have to offer.More information on RDF, RP, CSO Reunions are held within our Members Area…
Are you seeking a DVA Advocate and don’t know where to start. We have Advocates that are Ops Room Association Members and are eager to help you in the sometimes difficult process. Don’t enter the DVA minefield… unless you have a trained Advocate to assist you.To find out more Information on this Membership service please enter the Members Area…
Has your Membership lapsed?
To renew your Association Membership…costs $10.00AUD per year. If you have previously joined the Association, and your Membership has inadvertently lapsed… then please complete the renewal application form.
Joining our Association
Membership is open to all Radar personnel from any Navy, that has completed Radio Direction Find, Radar Plotters, & Combat System Operators basic or equivelent courses. The Association initial once only joining fee is $35.00AUD per person plus $10.00AUD per year thereafter - to a maximum of five (5) years in advance. If buying the Five (5) year plan, the cost is $45.00AUD plus the applicable joining fee, (a saving of $5.00AUD).
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The Association is a formation or gathering of former and serving personnel of the Royal Australian Navy or other Navies, who have completed Radio Direction Find (RDF), Radar Plotters (RP) & Combat System Operators (CSO) Basic Course or equivalent Course. Former Special Duty Plot Radar (SDPR) Operations Room Officers (ORO) / Principal Warfare Officers (PWO[D]) Direction Officers (D) and Air Intercept Controllers (AIC) having served in naval ops room billets or in training and support roles of naval ops rooms; and other individuals who have an interest in naval operation rooms and the Fleet.
Ops - Bridge
January Update:From the President:When conducting our committee meetings, I have the following in mind:1.Lead without controlling.2.Involve members in decisions that affect the whole membership.3.Stimulate balanced discussion.4.Time meetings to finish on time.5.Encourage focused discussion and keep meetings on track.6.Negotiate successfully between committee members.7.And listen!Shortly, I will be corresponding with numerous Defence Organisations and the wider community concerning backing / donations and contributions, my next Presidents update will advance and state our organisations funding way forward.“In order to be successful in the New Year, stay focused, develop a positive attitude and be passionate with your dreams”.Fondest Regards,Gordon LowePresident January 2023