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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

  • 20140807 - New WIA member QSL cards arrived From Alek, VK6APK, VK6 QSL managerIf you're a member of the WIA, a new batch of QSL cards has arrived. Below are callsigns for those WIA members who ...
    Posted Aug 6, 2014, 8:27 PM by News Team
  • 20140724 - International Air Ambulance Week From Denis VK6FADF Southgate Amateur Radio Club in England, creators of the International Museums Weekends event that promotes Museums Worldwide through Amateur Radio, is launching International Air Ambulance Week. The ...
    Posted Jul 24, 2014, 1:30 AM by News Team
  • 20140604 - No More Bullying If you've been the victim of bullying in Amateur Radio, or if you've witnessed it directly, please report your experience. There is no room for bullying in Amateur ...
    Posted Jul 3, 2014, 9:28 PM by News Team
  • 20140624 - URGENT Request for Comment - the future of the 3.5 GHz band The ACMA have released a discussion paper concerning a revision of the 3.5GHz spectrum, which currently includes a secondary allocation for the amateur service.The discussion paper is located ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2014, 3:42 PM by News Team
  • 20131229 - VK6WI special historic edition of the News Year Script Date This is Victor Kilo Six Whisky India with NewsWest for the week commencing Sunday December 29, 2013. Introduction This is VK6WI with the special Centenary edition of ...
    Posted Dec 28, 2013, 6:58 PM by News Team
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NewsWest callbacks

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

Latest WIA Helpline

  • 20140921 - WIA Helpline - vk6xv WantedRemote head for CODAN type 8528 as suspect IC's in the head are to blameprice and condition to Graham VK2AYE  gemcphee@bigpond.comWantedAny old vintage ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2014, 9:52 PM by News Team
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