NewsWest for Sunday June 21st 2020, Club Focus Edition

Post date: Jun 19, 2020 11:38:37 AM

21 June 2020

NewsWest for Sunday 21st June 2020 is the Club Focus edition where we’ve provided clubs with the space to promote their club’s activities and achievements.

In local news we congratulate a local Amateur for being awarded a gong in the recent Queen’s Birthday honours list, we ponder on the Amateur Radio magazine that is still missing in action, and wondering if we’re seeing symptoms of a larger problem.

In the Club Focus series it’s suggested that when clubs resume meetings post-covid, things may not be the same.

In the digital modes series we have a look at PSK31, and we tell you about a consumer survey coming soon. There’s Roy’s Helpline, and more on NewsWest.

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