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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

  • 20151121 - CW Nets for VK6 Thank you for giving this publicity, CW operators would certainly be most happy to overcome what is almost a "great divide" between VK6 and the rest of Australia other than ...
    Posted Nov 20, 2015, 4:40 PM by News Team
  • 20151101 - Cocos Keeling Island DXpedition - 2016 Over the past month or so both Allen VK6XL and I have spoken about a planned DXpedition to the Cocos Keeling Islands in the Indian Ocean next year.Before you ...
    Posted Oct 30, 2015, 11:49 PM by News Team
  • 20150922 - Check your license record online Attention all Australian Amateur Licence Holders: The ACMA commissioned the SPECTRA system for apparatus licensing on Wednesday 2 September 2015 as part of Project HELM. Unfortunately, it has come to ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2015, 8:05 PM by News Team
  • 20150822 - VK100ANZAC in activation in VK6 The VK6 Garden Island team are activating Garden Island off the coast of Perth to commemorate 100 years since The Great War. The WIA have granted the use of VK100ANZAC ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2015, 6:22 PM by News Team
  • 20150820 - Amateur Radio on ABC 720 local radio Onno VK6FLAB was interviewed by Gillian O'Shaughnessy for the breakfast show to talk about Amateur Radio after a UK based amateur managed a contact with the ISS from his ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2015, 8:03 PM by News Team
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Becoming an Amateur

NewsWest callbacks

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

Latest WIA Helpline

  • 20151115 - helpline Amateur Radio Helpline for 15th November  2015 .Email To vk6xv@bigpond.comPLEASE PREFACE YOUR ITEM - “HELPLINE” , in the SUBJECT LINE.To include items in the weekly broadcast, please ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2015, 2:58 AM by News Team
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