NewsWest for Sunday 23rd June - Contesting Edition

posted Jun 22, 2019, 1:26 AM by Bob Bristow
The NewsWest broadcast for the 23rd of June is ready to download.  This is the Contesting Edition, brought to you by the team at WA Amateur Radio News. 
 
Glynn, VK6PAW, is our guest producer this week.
 
In this Contesting News bulletin, there’s a wrap up on the VK Shires and the Harry Angel Sprint, information on the NZART Memorial, the upcoming IARU HF Championship, the Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge, the ALARA contest, the Remembrance Day Contest, and the International Lighthouse and Lightships Weekend. 
 
Andrew gives us a radio report from his river cruise on the  Danube, which could quickly turn into a bus trip by the sounds of things.  There’s  an announcement from the Radio and Electronics School, and of course, we hear from Roy, who has something for everyone in Roy’s Helpline.
 
NewsWest invites contributions to the news programme. You can send contributions by email to 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.
 
Originating in Perth Western Australia NewsWest is produced by WA Amateur Radio News for listeners on-air, on-line and on-demand.
 
NewsWest audio (mp3) is available for download from our website, vk6.net. Click on the “LISTEN” tab.
 
For Podcast feed, simply search for "Newswest" at any of the major Podcatcher sites. Thanks to Ed DD5LP
 
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.
 
Our address is newswest@vk6.net
 Producer: Glynn VK6PAW
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