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The VK6 call area, Western Australia, has a vibrant community of amateur radio operators and clubs spread across the state. Clubs in the VK6 area include (in alphabetical order);
The best method to find out about what is happening in our great state, is to listen in to the weekly Newswest broadcast on Sundays, which is broadcast on various repeaters and rebroadcast on various HF frequencies.

There is a Google Group email mailing list, called WAHAMS which features lively discussion - see the group page here.

Recent Announcements

  • 20150208 - ISS SSTV - vk6fcbg On the weekend of the 31st Jan the Russians were again active using SSTV from the ISS. The transmissions were active on both days, and were noted to again be ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2015, 12:22 AM by News Team
  • 20141211 - WA Planning Submissions Bob, VK6KW recently posted on the WAHAMS Google group that there was a call for submissions on the Telecommunications Infrastructure review currently underway by the WA Government. The State Government ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2014, 10:10 PM by News Team
  • 20141029 - Stolen Gear With two recent high profile robberies in our community, we've created a place where you can publish details of gear that has been stolen. Please supply details of the ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2014, 7:04 PM by News Team
  • 20141010 - WA Amateur Radio News The amateur radio news in Western Australia is produced by an informal group of volunteers, commonly referred to as NewsWest. This group is not a legal entity and cannot own ...
    Posted Oct 17, 2014, 2:38 AM by News Team
  • 20141005 - Bob Elms SK We start with the news that Friday last week Bob Elms VK6BE became a silent key, aged 94.Bob was a VK6 legend, a WIA Broadcast Officer from his home ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2014, 12:27 AM by News Team
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NewsWest callbacks


For comments and suggestions, send an email to newswest@vk6.net.

Latest WIA Helpline

  • 20150125 - AR Helpline - vk6xv Amateur Radio Helpline for 25th January  2014.To include items in the weekly broadcast, please get them to me before 10PM THURSDAY for the following Sunday Broadcast in font and ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2015, 4:51 PM by News Team
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