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20180826 - VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 26 August, Contesting Edition

posted Aug 26, 2018, 7:33 AM by Bob Bristow   [ updated Aug 26, 2018, 7:34 AM ]
Welcome to this contesting edition of NewsWest. The guest producer this week is Andrew VK6AS.

Today we talk about Australian and International contests that are coming up in the next month or three.
We’ll tell you about coming local events including NewsHound 101, Hamfest and Hamfeast and Hamfeast.
There’s our regular features, the diary of events, Foundations of Amateur Radio, and unfortunately Roy’s helpline is missing this week.
Glynn is reporting in person from the subcontinent on the Amateur radio response to the Flood disaster in the Kerala region of India.
All that and more on NewsWest

Producer: Andrew VK6AS
Duration 29:56

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

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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.

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

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