NewsWest for Sunday 7th July 2019 - Club Focus Edition

posted Jul 5, 2019, 3:36 AM by Bob Bristow
NewsWest for Sunday 7th July is the Club Focus edition, where we give space to clubs to shamelessly promote themselves. 

In this episode of NewsWest there’s a message for Young ladies, well ladies of all ages of course  from Diane VK4DI, who will be in Perth soon and would love to meet up with VK6 Amateur Radio ladies

Are you chasing a USA Amateur License? There’s an opportunity coming up soon in Perth, and we’ll tell you all about that.

Andrew talks about the role of Amateur Radio in Disaster Management., and I’m on again about the ACMA consultation on the Amateur Licensing conditions.

There are items from local clubs, and one from the Radio Amateur Society of Australia, we have Roy’s Helpline and more.

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