News Broadcasts - Northern Tasmania

WIA National News

• Sunday 9.00 am - VK7RAA Mt Arthur (147.000 MHz)

The national WIA news is originated in Launceston via MP3 on VK7RAA Mt Arthur.
Call backs are taken locally by a Launceston operator around 10 am following the completion of the regional news.


Tasmanian Regional News

• Sunday 9.30 am

The regional news immedately follows the national news and originates locally using an MP3 prerecorded file.
It is broadcast on VK7RAA Mt Arthur and is usually but not always heard on HF on the following frequecies:

3.570 MHz LSB
7.070 MHz LSB
14.130 MHz USB
28.525 MHz USB
52.125 MHz USB (via VK7DX, Frank @ Arthurs Lake)

There are other relay stations in the South and North West of the State.


Justin, VK7TW, has established a Yahoo group specially for aggregating news for people who would like to submit a news item any time or view the complete list of news broadcast frequencies.

Yahoo news group - Submit news items; view the complete list of news broadcast frequencies.

WIA broadcasts - Text file and PDF download plus previous WIA news archive.

VK7 State news - PDF download plus previous local news archive.

VK7 NTARC club news - PDF download plus previous local news archive.