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NewsWest for Sunday 13 January 2019:

Andrew Smith (VK6AS) on 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.

NewsWest is produced by WA Amateur Radio News, Inc, and provides Amateur Radio news relevant to Western Australian Amateur Radio operators and other interested hobbyists.

NewsWest audio (mp3) is available for download from our website, vk6.net. Click on the “LISTEN” tab. NewsWest invites contributions to the news programme. You can send contributions by email to newswest@vk6.net

You'll find links to resources on the vk6.net website where you'll also find information on where to hear the news, where to download it, how to rebroadcast this news and how to register your callbacks.

If you want to join in, you can. Send an email to newswest@vk6.net and we'll be happy to respond. Send your stories, tall or true, audio production, scripts, events, updates, membership information, meeting announcements, AGM alerts, contests, swap- meets and more to us and we'll happily present your contribution on-air.

Please register your callback, either on-air, or on-line. Visit vk6.net and click on the callback button. You can also subscribe to our announcement list and we'll let you know when the news is hot off the press.

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

You can tune into this news on-air across many amateur frequencies, download the show from vk6.net or subscribe via your favourite podcast application, whichever way you're listening, whether you're a licensed radio amateur or not, experienced or just a beginner, old or young, thanks for being here and thanks for joining us.

Get your copy: http://vk6.net/news/

NewsWest is broadcast and relayed across VK6 and far beyond by many transmitters and operators. Details can be found on vk6.net.

The main VK6 NewsWest broadcast occurs at 09:30 WST (01:30 UTC).

If you'd like to broadcast this news in your local area, you can. There are no restrictions on broadcasting NewsWest, other than that you must broadcast it as supplied without any modification.

We ask that broadcasters advise us that they're transmitting the news.

We look forward to hearing callbacks from the new network when it goes live!

Our address is newswest@vk6.net

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