NewsWest for Sunday 13 January 2019:
Andrew Smith (VK6AS)
January 11, 2019
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In NewsWest for Sunday 13th January 2019 we look
into Amateur Radio History, and we’ve got some
interesting snippets for you from way back.
There’s more exciting news about PerthTech on 2nd
March. We tell you who’s presenting, and give details
of the dinner afterwards.
We announce the major prize in our super raffle. It’s
good stuff, and you won’t want to miss it. And as
usual, Roy will regale us with Helpline
The team this week is Andrew, Dan, Neil and Roy, and
for my sins I’m the producer. I’m Bob VK6POP, and
let’s get on with it.
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