Welcome to the latest edition of NewsWest.
We have our regular segments such as Onno's Foundations of Amateur Radio and Roy's helpline.
There's news about the VK6Microwave group and a request for help for you to assist by becoming a satellite tracking station.
Paul VK5PAS tells you all about World Wildlife and Fauna for Amateur Radio.
There's news about the upcoming ALARA meet in Far North Queensland and Diane VK4DI is very keen to see some VK6's over there.
No WIA or other politics this week, if you're listening to this on the road to, or at HARGfest, if you're a seller, hope you have an empty stall by the end and if you're a buyer I hope you find exactly what you need. Enough of me, here's Onno...
You can listen to this edition on-air, on-line or on-demand and it's available for download every week from the http://vk6.net/news/ website where you'll also find broadcast schedules for many repeaters across the country in VK2, VK3, VK4, VK6, VK7 and VK8. You can also subscribe to the podcast which you'll find on iTunes if you search for our callsign, VK6WIA.
Producer: Andrew VK6AS