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

  • 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
  • 20150510 - WA mayday call From Andrew, VK6AS, WA Amateur Radio News Inc.“Last Monday morning the ABC breaking news reported that a 68-year-old man has been rescued from a stricken yacht, 130 ...
    Posted May 8, 2015, 2:30 PM by News Team
  • 20150501 - Nepal Emergency There are several resources related to the amateur radio response to the earthquake in Nepal:FacebookQRZCQAmateur Radio DXTwitterDX SummitYouTubeQRZDX ZoneAs at 1 ...
    Posted May 1, 2015, 12:19 AM by News Team
  • 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 News Team
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NewsWest callbacks

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

Latest WIA Helpline

  • 20150426 - AR Helpline - vk6xv Please Note that my previous email address vk6xv@bigpond is still kaput.Any email sent there in the last 12 days is aimlessly? Wandering in the vacuum of cyberspace. Telstra ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2015, 11:02 PM by News Team
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