20170122 - VK6WIA - NewsWest for Sunday January 15, 2017

Post date: Jan 21, 2017 9:41:59 AM

In the news this week we welcome new listeners in VK3 into our audience, get an update from the WA VHF Group, give you some information about the Peel Amateur Radio Group Swap Meet that is less than a fortnight away and of course our regular segments with Roy's Helpline, Andrew's Corner and Foundations of Amateur Radio.

We report on an Intruder Watch that resulted in the Australian Defence Department allocations being moved outside of the Amateur Bands.

Also in this news a Silent Key announcement for Mel Bishop VK6ER (formerly VK6TVA) who became a silent key at at 4am on Sunday 15th January.

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