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NewsWest for 17th March 2019, New Hams edition

NewsWest for 17th March 2019, New Hams edition.


NewsWest is the news programme by, for and about Radio Amateurs.

This week’s theme is focussed on new hams and apart from the usual announcements and regular series we have two interviews letting you how two well known amateurs got started and have progressed in the hobby.

There is news from and about the Australian maritime College, a band plan update, news on upcoming events and an item on interference that has been in the national press.


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.


NewsWest audio (mp3) is available for download from our website, vk6.net. Click on the “LISTEN” tab.

If you’re unable to listen to the aired broadcast, an mp3 version of the news is available for download below (or you can subscribe to the XML / Podcast feed: http://newswest.podbean.com/feed.xml – or simply search for “Newswest” at any of the major Podcatcher sites). Thanks to Ed DD5LP


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.


Our address is newswest@vk6.net


Producer Andrew VK6AS

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