NewsWest for Sunday 23 February 2020 - Contesting Edition

posted Feb 21, 2020, 1:00 AM by Bob Bristow
23 February 2020


NewsWest for Sunday 23rd February 2020 is the contesting edition, and we take a look at a few contests coming up in the near future, including a roundup of where locals will be doing the John Moyle Field Days. 


Yes, February is all but done, as is summer.  Next week will be the first of March, the first day of Autumn.


There’s more news about PerthTech and the raffle, an item about QRM Guru, and more on NewsWest.


There’s some local news, and the usual weekly round of Roys Helpline and Over the Back Fence.


There’s more news about PerthTech and the Raffle, and we’re excited that there’s only a few weeks until ticket sales open for the raffle, and registrations open for PerthTech.


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