NewsWest Sunday 10th May 2020, New Amateurs Edition, and Happy Mother's Day

Post date: May 8, 2020 6:56:42 AM

10 May 2020NewsWest, your Amateur Radio News for the VK6 call area and beyond, on Sunday 10th May 2020, Mothers Day.

We wish a Happy Mothers Day to all the mums out there, and hope you’re all doing something special for your mum, even if it’s just spending time with a fond memory.

Today we’re spending time with New Amateurs, welcoming newcomers to the hobby, and congratulating those with a brand new callsign.

There’s exciting news about a newly launched Australian e-book aimed at beginners in Amateur Radio, an offer of a grant from Fists Down Under for the expansion of the Reverse Beacon Network in Australia, another installment of the New Hams Series, Roy’s Helpline, and more on NewsWest.

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Originating in Perth Western Australia NewsWest is produced by WA Amateur Radio News for listeners on-air, on-line and on-demand.

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