20180624 - VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 24 June 2018 - Contesting Edition

Post date: Jun 23, 2018 8:05:11 AM

In this contest broadcast, we bring you:- The upcoming Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge- Bad news from the Japan Amateur SSTV Associations Contest- Andrew gives us the heads-up on th RD,- Bob chats to us about the WIA Contest Champion Award, and - Onno brings us the All Asia DX Contest from the JARL, as well as contesting tips from Scott - K9JY.We have an announcement from the WA VHF group, and follow up on Bob’s idea of a FreeDV net here in VK6.Have you been calling CQ for the ARRL Field Day? This came through to us via F-Troop - and we encourage you to participate.Not to be silenced, it’s great to have Roy back with Helpline, as he continues his journey to recovery - on a mission to rehome pre-loved amateur radio gear.

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Duration: 29m40s

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Producer: Glynn VK6PAW

Duration: 29m40s