20180506 - VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 6 May 2018 - Club Focus Edition

Post date: May 5, 2018 3:17:43 AM

In the news this week the Austravel Safety Net, the Friday Night Tech Net, something about French Renards, Ham College, a Homebrew club proposal and a brand new amateur club on Christmas Island.

Welcome to the Club Focus edition of NewsWest. Also in the news an update on the WAARN broadcaster activity day, the AGM, the Helpline, Foundations of Amateur Radio and the RAOTC.

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