NewsWest for Sunday 30th August 2020 - New Amateurs Edition

Post date: Aug 28, 2020 11:07:10 PM

Aug 30 2020 In NewsWest for Sunday 30th August 2020 we focus our attention on new Amateurs.

There’s a report on a new license class in Canada, and we have our weekly feature of Roy’s Helpline, and in the New Hams series of tips, tricks and information I talk about taking notice of your gut instinct, Glenn VK4DU tells about the ACMA bandplan review, Chris VK3QB talks about whats happening at a national level, and we have a few reminders about what’s going on around the place, and more.

The team this week is Roy VK6XV Jeff VK6FJLM and Mike VK6KMS, and I’m Bob VK6POP the NewsWest producer.

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