20180211 - VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday 11 February 2018 - History Edition [30:02]

posted Feb 9, 2018, 7:38 PM by News Team
In the news this week a new, old award, the Carl Cohen Trophy after Will digs through the archives, we'll hear about Dick Smith, yes, that one, and toilets, the illustrious amateur career of Peter VK3YE, which began in Western Australia, intruder watch, the good kind and intruder watch the bad kind, also an update on the long awaited DXpedition to Bouvet Island.

This is the weekly amateur radio news for Western Australia and far beyond. Since 1931, this is NewsWest produced by WA Amateur Radio News.

As the producer of note it's my duty to inform you that we have yet another jam-packed history edition of the news with more news from Bob on the road, a bumper Roy's helpline, Foundations of Amateur Radio and more.

You'll find links to resources on the vk6.net website where you'll also find information on where to hear the news, where to download it, how to rebroadcast this news and how to register your callbacks.

If you want to join in, you can. Send an email to newswest@vk6.net and we'll be happy to respond. Send your stories, tall or true, audio production, scripts, events, updates, membership information, meeting announcements, AGM alerts, contests, swap-meets and more to us and we'll happily present your contribution on-air.

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Originating in Perth Western Australia NewsWest is produced by WA Amateur Radio News for listeners on-air, on-line and on-demand.

You can tune into this news on-air across many amateur frequencies, download the show from vk6.net or subscribe via your favourite podcast application, whichever way you're listening, whether you're a licensed radio amateur or not, experienced or just a beginner, old or young, thanks for being here and thanks for joining us.

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NewsWest is broadcast and relayed across VK6 and far beyond by many transmitters and operators. Details can be found on vk6.net.

The main VK6 NewsWest broadcast occurs at 09:30 WST (01:30 UTC).

If you'd like to broadcast this news in your local area, you can. There are no restrictions on broadcasting NewsWest, other than that you must broadcast it as supplied without any modification.

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We look forward to hearing callbacks from the new network when it goes live!

Our address is newswest@vk6.net

Producer: Onno VK6FLAB
Duration: [30:02]