NewsWest 22 September 2019 - Contesting Edition

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  1. VK6POP

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    In NewsWest for Sunday 22nd September 2019 we talk about contests and contesting, with a summary of some of the contests coming up soon, and we take a closer look at the Remembrance Day Contest results.

    We have the regular features of Roy’s Helpline, we report on an Australian School’s ARISS contact using local VK6 resources, and we take our weekly look over the back fence.

    Western Australia’s first Amateur Radio news broadcast was in 1931, and here we are stronger than ever eighty eight years down the road.

    NewsWest can be heard on air on Sundays, and is available online and on demand. Visit vk6 dot net to find out where and how, or simply look for newswest in your favourite podcast app. Tune in for our latest broadcast on 14.130 MHZ, beaming East from Perth at 0100 UTC.

    Well done Mike for your comedic production of meetings last week. Anyone who didnt grow up in Australia in the 1950s, may not have understood it. Yes, What was a popular Australian radio comedy play set in a fictitious schoolroom that first went to air in 1936, and ran for 520 episodes.

    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.

    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.

    Podcast at: http://newswest.podbean.com - or simply search for "Newswest" on 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: Bob VK6POP
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