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20180225 - VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday 25 February 2018 - Contesting Edition

posted Feb 23, 2018, 2:46 PM by Onno Benschop
In this bulletin the Commonwealth Contest, the John Moyle Memorial Field Day and the Harry Angel Memorial Sprint. Don VK6DN needs your help to save the Mossman Park Mens Shed Radio Shack. Glynn breaks down the art of contesting and Bob shares some of his contesting war-stories. We'll hear from Scott K9JY about logging and we'll also cover the upcoming HARGfest, news from the WA VHF Group, find out what Roy's got cooking on the Helpline and Bob rinses the dust from his mouth for tales from the road.

This is the WA Amateur Radio News production of NewsWest, for radio amateurs, short wave listeners and you, since 1931 across Western Australia and far beyond.

If you would like to share your stories, tall or true, give us feedback, ask questions, make comment or share a recording of your voice, you can.

Thanks to Ty, Don and Scott for their contributions.

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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: [30:01]
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