NewsWest for Sunday 13th September 2020 - Club Focus Edition

posted Sep 11, 2020, 10:12 PM by Bob Bristow
13 Sept 2020

NewsWest for Sunday 13th September 2020  is the Club Focus edition, where clubs have free reign to promote themselves and their activities.

Today we have a tribute to Don VK6DN SK, there’s club news from WA VHF Group, Ham College, Bunbury Radio Group and WA Amateur Radio News. 

Alan vk4sn announces the Remembrance Day contest results, and Jeff gives us his account of his foray into the RD contest, and there were some VK6 Amateurs who gained a spot in the RD contest. 

These and more on NewsWest, your Amateur Radio news service in Western Australia since 1931.

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