NewsWest for Sunday 23rd May 2021 is the New Amateurs Edition, and we turn our attention to new Amateurs by acknowledging those who have gained a new license, and by offering advice, information and resources to newcomers to Amateur Radio.
Today we talk about operating portable, whether by choice or necessity, Glenn and Chris will tell you about useful resources from RASA that are helpful to new Amateurs. Helpful to anyone really.
NewsWest invites contributions to the news programme. You can send contributions by email to email@example.com
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.
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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.
For Podcast 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.
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