NewsWest Sunday 17th May - Contesting Edition

Post date: May 16, 2020 2:13:47 AM

17 May 2020

NewsWest for Sunday 17th May is the contesting edition, and it goes out under the callsign AX6ARN.

We’re using the AX prefix today because it’s the International Telecommunications Union world telecommunications day and is also known as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.

We take a look at a few contests coming up over the next few months, with a note from Trent, the contest manager for the upcoming VK Shires Contest.

Chris VK3QB Reminds us about the Welcome to Amateur Radio Guide, the Reverse Beacon Network Grants program on offer from FISTS Down Under, and he announces a new video on Ferrites at QRM dot Guru

There’s new award for CW operators that’s open now, for a month, - the Stay Home award.

We have Roys Helpline, and we’ll take a look at which meetings are on this week

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