NewsWest for Sunday July 28th 2019 Contesting Edition

posted Jul 27, 2019, 12:38 AM by Bob Bristow
Welcome to NewsWest for Sunday 28th July 2019.

Today we focus our attention on Contesting, and we’ll have information about contests that have been and gone, and those that are yet to happen.

I’m Bob VK6POP, the producer, and the team this week is Dan VK6NAD, and Roy VK6XV.

In addition to contests, we have Roy’s Helpline, a reminder about the Jim Rumble Award nominations,  and the ACMA Consultation paper, news on the Northern Corridors Radio Group’s Hamfest, and we remind you which meetings are coming up this week around VK6.

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