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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

  • 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
  • 20150805 - Operators Announced Less than 24 hours to go before VK100ANZAC becomes live in VK6. We've just finalised the list of operators, 11 of them and the locations and frequencies that will ...
    Posted Aug 4, 2015, 5:33 PM by News Team
  • 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
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Becoming an Amateur

NewsWest callbacks

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

Latest WIA Helpline

  • 20150913 - Helpline Amateur Radio Helpline for 13th September  2015 .Email To vk6xv@bigpond.comTo include items in the weekly broadcast, please get them to me before 10PM THURSDAY for the ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2015, 5:59 PM by News Team
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