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20180422 - VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 22 April 2018 - Contesting Edition

posted Apr 20, 2018, 10:51 PM by Glynn Davies
In this Contesting edition of the news we look at upcoming contests and recent past experiences. There's a reminder for HARGfest, notifications from Ham College, the WA VHF Group, and the Broadcaster get together with the NewsWest Team, plus more.

On behalf of the team, thanks for joining us.

In this edition:

* Regular: Foundations of Amateur Radio
* Activity: HARGfest reminder
* Contesting: Dan's reflections on John Moyle Field Day
* Contesting: Scott - Send your log to LOTW
* Contesting: Harry Angel Sprint
* Contesting: Why bother to contest?
* Contesting: Trans Tasman
* News: WA VHF Group
* Activity: WA ARN Broadcaster Get Together and AGM
* News: Ham College
* News: Next Week - Special "News Across Australia"
* Activity: Quick Meetings
* News: Helpline
* News: ANZAC Day this week..


Our website vk6.net where you'll find a copy of this news, a calendar of events, contests and meetings and contact points for clubs and courses across Western Australia.

newswest@vk6.net is the address for feedback and the deadline for submissions is noon on Friday.

If you have questions or comments, feedback, good or bad, the address is newswest@vk6.net.

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.

Please register your callback, either on-air, or on-line. Visit vk6.net and click on the callback button. You can also subscribe to our announcement list and we'll let you know when the news is hot off the press.

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.

Get your copy: http://vk6.net/news/

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.

We ask that broadcasters advise us that they're transmitting the news.

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

Our address is newswest@vk6.net

Producer: Glynn VK6PAW
Duration: 29m28s
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