NewsWest: First edition 2019:
Andrew Smith (VK6AS)
January 4, 2019
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NewsWest for the first bulletin of 2019 has a club
focus theme and we have reports from the VHF group,
the Peel Group, the Repeater Group and Ham College.
There is some information about the potential
introduction of 2 by 1 contesting call signs, digital
developments and a further reminder to get on air and
contact the scout jamboree at tailed Bend in VK5.
Another first is an interview from Dan conducted on
air using Echolink, well worth a listen.
Of major significance is the WAARN has decided to
run a second Perth tech event and we have initial
details of this for you to put into your diary.
There is our usual weekly events section. and of
course Roy’s helpline.
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