VK6ARN NewsWest for Sunday 16 July 2017:
WA Amateur Radio News
July 15, 2017
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[23:52] VK6ARN NewsWest for Sunday 16 July
In the news this week we start with an update
on our story about Club Licenses. Last week
we told you about how Club Licensing works
and how the ACMA finally ruled about the
operation of such a license by two Amateurs
during the John Moyle Memorial Field Day -
Andrew has more.
If you're looking for an excuse to visit
Cairns in September, Dianne has a personal
invitation for you to consider.
Glynn reminds us about on-air scouting
activity, Bob teaches us some relevant Latin
phrases and we welcome a whole pack of new
Amateurs to our Airwaves.
We'll have a look at getting set-up as a new
Amateur and what gear you should look at when
you're beginning in the hobby.
Also a quick update on the NCDXF beacon here
in Western Australia, meetings around Amateur
Radio, Roy's Helpline and Foundations of
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