NewsWest for Sunday 6th December 2020, Club Focus Edition

posted Dec 4, 2020, 1:33 AM by Bob Bristow
06 December 2020

NewsWest for Sunday 6th December 2020 is the Club Focus edition, and we have a healthy crop of contributions from clubs. Last week I said that if we receive a lot of club news, we’d bump some other stuff.

Well we did, and we have, but it’s still a bumper edition. Well done those clubs who made the effort. The cutting room floor is strewn with stuff I’ve had to throw out, however there’s still an interesting spread of items.

We lead off with a Silent Key notice for  Jack Burrows VK6BU, followed by the Eulogy given by Andrew vk6as at last week’s  funeral for Neils VK6BDO (SK)

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