20170203 - Open Invitation to WIA Board Candidates

Post date: Feb 3, 2017 9:59:28 AM

This email was sent by NewsWest to the following candidates for the WIA Board:

  • James Linton - VK3PC

  • Ewan McLeod - VK4TA

  • Marcus Berglund - VK5WTF

  • David Ford - VK5WP

  • Brian Clarke - VK2GCE

  • John Fisher - VK3DQ

  • Fred Swainston - VK3DAC

  • Garry Page - VK3ZGP

  • Peter Clee - VK8ZZ

  • Justin Giles Clark - VK7TW

  • Philip Wait - VK2ASD

  • Roger Harrison - VK2ZRH

  • Gregory Kelly - VK2GPK

Dear Candidate,

Thank you for choosing to nominate to stand for the board of the Wireless Institute of Australia. On behalf of the VK6 NewsWest team I would like to offer you a 5 minute soapbox in our news broadcast which is heard across the country and has listeners in 81 countries.

There are no restrictions - other than those associated with content suitable for on-air use on Amateur Radio frequencies - but we recommend that you use the opportunity to speak to why your candidacy will benefit the Institute and Amateur Radio in Australia.

This invitation has been extended to all candidates.

From a technical perspective:

  • 5 minutes max. We'll clip your audio at 5 minutes if it's longer.

  • 44 kHz sample rate.

  • 256 kbit mono audio

  • MP3

  • We use and recommend audacity to record and edit audio.

If you are having trouble recording your audio, please don't hesitate to get in touch so we can help you figure something out.

The deadline for contributions is Friday 24 February, 04:00 UTC.

Please email your contribution or any questions to: newswest@vk6.net

Kind regards on behalf of WA Amateur Radio News, producers of NewsWest, Amateur Radio News in Western Australia since 1931.

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