NewsWest for Sunday 8th November 2020 - History of AR Edition

Post date: Nov 6, 2020 1:14:07 PM

08 Nov 2020NewsWest for Sunday 8th November 2020 is the history of Amateur Radio edition, and we explore some of the Amateur Radio stories that were reported in Australian newspapers in 1935, including a story about a 12 year old Queensland girl who was tagged as “The Empire’s Youngest Radio Operator”, and another about early days of radio direction finding in Western Australia.

We’ve got a decent serving up from Roy this week. He must have taken his vitamins. All this and more on NewsWest, with Amateur Radio News for Western Australia since 1931, available on air, online and on demand. Visit vk6 dot net to find out where and how to hear NewsWest.

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