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

  • 20150731 - VK100ANZAC Operators Needed VK100ANZAC is getting closer by the minute.We have about 6 volunteer operators, need a couple more for the week-days and we have some amazing locations confirmed.As mentioned ...
    Posted Jul 31, 2015, 1:01 AM by News Team
  • 20150724 - VK100ANZAC locations announced The WA Amateur Radio News team are happy to announce the locations where the VK100ANZAC station will be operated to commemorate the 1915 August Offensive. If you'd like to ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2015, 6:53 PM by News Team
  • 20150719 - RD Contest VHF/UHF Frequencies Here are some suggested calling frequencies for the RD contest:More RD Homepage Rules 2014 Results
    Posted Jul 17, 2015, 9:00 PM by News Team
  • 20150531 - VK Shires Contest The VK Shires Contest is on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of June 2015. It runs from 2pm local time for 24 hours. To find out what your ...
    Posted May 29, 2015, 7:55 PM by News Team
  • 20150521 - WIA Board Notes The WIA Board has been producing a "newsletter" of sorts, also referred to as "From the WIA Board Table", which is intended to be distributed to all WIA members. We ...
    Posted May 20, 2015, 7:10 PM by News Team
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NewsWest callbacks

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

Latest WIA Helpline

  • 20150725 - Helpline Amateur Radio Helpline for 26th July 2015 . Email To vk6xv@bigpond.com To include items in the weekly broadcast, please get them to me before 10PM THURSDAY for the ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2015, 7:17 PM by News Team
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