NewsWest for Sunday, January 20, 2021 is the History edition of NewsWest.
What is a “mulgaphone”? And how do you test radio signal fading at night with two kerosene lanterns? Listen to NewsWest and you’ll find out.
A few of our history articles today are in support of the special call sign VK90ABC marking the 90th anniversary of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, so we bring you stories from the early enthusiasts of Western Australia, as well as their links and involvement in broadcast development. stations in this state.
There is another special event callsign coming, VK80LAN, which is part of an international activation, and we remind you, and it is coordinated by the VK6 locals.
Mac VK6MM tells us the story of his first transition to transistors, we remind you of the PARG Swapme, and next weekend Roy regales us with the Amateur Radio Helpline, quite possibly the oldest continuous segment in the news of the Australian amateur radio. Maybe all over the world. Who would know?
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