Newswest for Sunday 26th May 2019, Contesting Edition

posted May 24, 2019, 1:10 AM by Bob Bristow
In this Contesting edition of NewsWest, we have information on the Trans-Tasman, the IARU HF, the Winter VHF/UHF field day, the VK Shires, Remembrance  Day and the International Lighthouse lightship weekend, a full bag. Denis VK6AKR lets us know about the Museums on the air event. Dan advises us about a great asset for hams, Perth’s own makerspace, the “artifactory” in Osborne Park

We have the usual segments with our diary and reminders of upcoming events and a vote of thanks to those that help us put this news to air week after week. and there’s Roy’s helpline of course!


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Producer Andrew VK6AS


Time: 29:56



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