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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

  • John Moyle Memorial Field Day 21-22 March 2015 The following stations are known to be operating the JMFD.   There are more, however we don't know about them.   Attached is a document with suggested calling frequencies.VK6WI @ Mt ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2015, 7:45 AM by Bob Bristow
  • 20150314 - VK100ANZAC activation in August The news team has secured the use of the VK100ANZAC callsign for the period of August 5 through August 10. This will be used to commemorate the August Offensive. The ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2015, 5:47 PM by News Team
  • 20150307 - WIA AGM The Wireless Institute Annual General Meeting will be held in Canberra this year on the weekend of 8 to 10 May. More information can be found at:http://www.wia ...
    Posted Mar 6, 2015, 8:52 PM by News Team
  • 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
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NewsWest callbacks


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

Latest WIA Helpline

  • 20150322 - AR Helpline - vk6xv Amateur Radio Helpline for 22nd March  2015.To include items in the weekly broadcast, please get them to me before 10PM THURSDAY for the following Sunday Broadcast in font ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2015, 6:47 PM by News Team
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