20180722 - VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 22 July 2018 - Contesting Edition

Post date: Jul 21, 2018 1:34:17 AM

Welcome to NewsWest. In this Contesting edition We’ll tell you about contests coming up, remind you about the ‘NewsWest Dinner on the Hamfest weekend, in fact we’ll be reminding you ABOUT Hamfest. While reminding you about stuff, we’ll talk about next week’s Show and Tell edition of NewsWest. RASA has commented on the ACMA’s five year spectrum outlook, and Andrew will talk about that. And if that’s not enough there’s the regular weekly spots of Roy’s Helpline and Foundations of Amateur Radio. I’m Bob, and for my sins I’m the NewsWest producer this week. The team members are Roy, Onno, Andrew and Glynn. Sadly we have a silent key announcement. Roy leads this bulletin with a tribute to VK6BRH Rod. If you have questions or comments, feedback, good or bad, the address is newswest@vk6.net.You'll find links to resources on the vk6.net website where you'll also find information on where to hear the news, where to download it, how to rebroadcast this news and how to register your callbacks.

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Producer: Bob VK6POP

Duration: 30:!6