NewsWest for Sunday 3rd November 2019 - Club focus Edition

Post date: Nov 1, 2019 11:23:49 PM


NewsWest VK6 Amateur Radio news for Sunday November third, 2019 is the Club focus edition, where we have invited local clubs to tell you about what they are up to.

We have items from local clubs, Clive reminds us about the RAOTC, as well as items from Shirley, VK5YL, the president of ALARA and another from Donna VK3LDY, telling us about the Warrnambool repeater project in Victoria.

There’s our weekly segments Roy’s helpline and Over the Back Fence, and an instalment of Club Focus, looking at the integrated club.

Our lead story today is a follow-up to last week’s announcements about Foundation License callsigns.

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Producer: Bob VK6POP

Duration: 30:45