NewsWest for Sunday 26th April 2020 - Club Focus Edition

Post date: Apr 24, 2020 9:25:16 AM

26 April 2020

NewsWest for Sunday the 26th of April 2020 is the Club Focus Edition where we give clubs an opportunity to tell the rest of the world what they're doing.

In other news Jeff tells us about a new net commencing on eighty metres in or around Perth on Fridays, and I tell you about a freedv net that runs every day of the week. Dan gives a brief report on yesterday's Anzac Day broadcast, Chris reports from RASA, And I talk about exploring a new way to get your items onto newswest without you having to do all the recording and editing, and we have Roy with helpline.

Sadly, we report on the passing of Merv VK6CB. The tribute was written by Merv’s daughter Kim and beautifully read by Bob VK6KRC and Dan VK6NAD

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