Amateur Radio in Western Australia
Formerly
Wireless Institute of Australia Western Australian Division Inc.

Western Australia. VK6 - NewsWest Broadcast

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News and Information - About Amateur Radio
vk6kad NewsWest Broadcast Officer
VK6KAD

Dennis Muldownie
08-9477-5337 - 0417-689-304
Email: newswest@wia.org.au
Paket vk6kad@vk6bbs

"NewsWest" is also in "eM-Pee-3hree" see the side panel


VK6 has a weekly broadcast
with items that are of general interest to Amateur radio operators
and any other person who also has an interest in radio.

The broadcasts are prepared on audio tape and are originated from VK6
on Perth voice repeater VK6RAP (146.100 / 146.700 Mhz)

The broadcast officer is always looking for news, and items of general interest, can you send items of news from your club/country group.

For the period of the broadcast, VK6RAP is linked
to the country repeater network

Note: Repeaters may be down for maintenance etc..
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VK6RVP
Victoria Park
438.425 MHz
VK6RUF
Roleystone
438.525 Mhz
VK6RMW
Mt.William
146.900 MHz
VK6RMS
Mt.Saddleback
147.250 Mhz
VK6RBN
Busselton
147.350 Mhz
VK6RAW
Katanning
147.000 Mhz
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The VK6RAP 6 metre repeater at Roleystone on 53.800MHz
(-1.00MHz offset) has been connected into the news network,

listeners with 6M FM can tune into the broadcast on this frequency.

This repeater will activate during the evening rebroadcast of the
news and the monthly RAOTC relay, JOTA & RD broadcasts, etc.
Thanks to Tony Green, VK6YAG for the rebuild
and modifications to the 6 metre repeater and cavities.

These broadcasts are transmitted on several other Amateur radio bands
providing a wide coverage, from across town to world wide,
depending on the frequency used.

The additional frequencies for the morning broadcast are.
All Single Side Band

160 metre band
1.865 Mhz

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80 metre band
3.564 Mhz
 
80 metre band 
3.582 Mhz
 
40 metre band
7.075 Mhz
 
30 metre band 
10.125 Mhz

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20 metre band
14.116 Mhz
beaming North
15 metre band
21.185 Mhz

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10 metre band
29.680 MHz

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6 metre band
50.150 Mhz
 
The VK6 local broadcasts are every Sunday Morning
at 9.30am Perth time,
following the WIA National news which begins at 9am

or in UTC time, 01.00

This broadcast is repeated on Sunday evening at 7.00pm,
or in UTC time, 11.00

For the Sunday evening transmission,
the following SSB relay frequencies are used:

The repeater linked network as shown above, and
160 metre band
1.865 Mhz
 80 metre band
3.564 Mhz


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