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13D Filing: Cove Street Capital and Westell Technologies Inc (WSTL)

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Cove Street Capital 1,005,687 250,000 1,005,687 250,000 1,255,687 10.46%
Jeffrey Bronchick
Jeffrey Bronchick
Cove Street Capital

Page 1 of 4 – SEC Filing

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13D

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 7)*

Westell Technologies Inc

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock Class A, $.01 par value

(Title of Class of Securities)

957541204

(CUSIP Number)

Merihan Tynan,
Cove Street Capital LLC,
2101 East El Segundo Boulevard, Suite 302
El Segundo, CA 90245

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

August 21, 2017

(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report
the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f)
or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box. x

Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include
a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See §240.13d-7 for other
parties to whom copies are to be sent.

* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled
out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and
for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

**The Amendment No 7. (“Amendment No. 7”)
dated August 21, 2017 amends and supplements Amendment No 6. dated July 21, 2017 which amends and supplements Amendment No.
5 dated May 31, 2017 which amends and supplements
Amendment No. 4 dated February 28, 2017 which amends and supplements Amendment No. 3 dated September 22, 2016, which amends
and supplements Amendment No. 2 dated August 23, 2016 which amends and supplements Amendment No. 1 dated August 11, 2016
which amends and supplements the statement on Schedule 13D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the
“SEC”) on August 1, 2016 with respect to Common Stock Class A, $.01 par value (“Common Stock”) of
Westell Technologies Inc, (the “Issuer”). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined in this
Amendment No. 5 have the meanings set forth in the Schedule 13D. The information required on the remainder of this cover page
shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise
subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see
the Notes).

The information required on the remainder of this cover page
shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all
other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

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CUSIP No. 957541204 13D Page 2 of 3 Pages
1. NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS I.R.S.
IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

Cove Street Capital, LLC I.R.S IDENTIFICATION NO 27-5376591
2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
(see instructions)
(a)    ¨
(b)    ¨
3. SEC USE ONLY
4. SOURCE OF FUNDS (see instructions)
 
OO
5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)     ¨
6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
DELAWARE
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
PERSON WITH
7. SOLE VOTING POWER
 
1,005,687
8. SHARED VOTING POWER
 
250,000
9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
1,005,687
10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
250,000
11. AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON


1,255,687
12.

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
(see instructions)    ¨

 

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)


10.46%
14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (see instructions)


IA

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CUSIP No. 957541204 13D Page 2 of 3 Pages

Item 1.  Security and Issuer.

This statement related to the common stock class A, $.01 par value per share (the “Shares”), of Westell Technologies,
Inc (the “Issuer”). The address of the principal executive offices of the Issuer is 750 North Commons Drive, Aurora,
IL 60504

Item 2.  Identity and Background.

a) This statement on Schedule 13D is being filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended,
by Cove Street Capital, LLC (CSC).

b) The address of the principal office of CSC is 2101 East El Segundo Boulevard, Suite 302,
El Segundo, CA 90245

c) The principal business of CSC is as an Investment Adviser.

d) CSC, nor any of its members has, during
the last five years, been convicted in a criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations or similar misdemeanors).

e) CSC,
nor any of its members was, during the last five years, a party to a civil proceeding of a judicial or administrative body
of competent jurisdiction and, as a result of such proceeding, was or is subject to a judgment, decree or final order (1)
enjoining future violations of, or prohibiting or mandating activities subject to, federal or state securities laws, or (2)
finding any violation with respect to such laws.

f) CSC is a Delaware limited liability company.

Item 3.  Source or Amount of Funds or
Other Consideration.

CSC
in its capacity as an Investment Adviser will purchase on behalf of its clients. No monies were borrowed for such an
acquisition. The aggregate purchase price of the 1,255,687 Shares beneficially owned by CSC is approximately $10,190,097
including brokerage commissions.

Item 4.  Purpose of Transaction.

Item 4 of the Schedule
13D is hereby amended and supplemented by the addition of the following:

Attached hereto as Exhibit 1 to this Amendment No. 7 of
Schedule 13D is a Press Release on August 21, 2017.

Item 5.  Interest in Securities of the
Issuer.

The
aggregate percentage of Shares reported owned by each person named herein is based upon 12,004,975 Shares outstanding, which
is the total number of Shares outstanding as of July 28, 2017 as reported in the Issuer’s Form 10-K filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission on August 11, 2017.

Date of Transaction  Buys/Sell  Quantity  Amount Unit Price
5/31/2017  Sell               2,400.00          1,778.84                  0.74
6/1/2017  Sell               2,300.00          1,718.06                  0.74
6/23/2017  Sell             38,900.00     123,710.95                  3.18
6/26/2017  Sell             16,800.00        52,268.68                  3.11
6/27/2017  Sell             16,498.00        51,748.14                  3.13
6/28/2017  Sell             13,931.00        42,432.90                  3.04
7/11/2017  Sell             15,000.00        45,471.44                  3.03
7/12/2017  Sell             27,068.00        80,552.49                  2.97
7/25/2017  Sell             19,448.00        69,824.56                  3.59
7/26/2017  Sell               4,033.00        14,140.98                  3.50
7/27/2017  Sell                   287.00          1,004.48                  3.50
7/28/2017  Sell               1,976.00          6,836.41                  3.46
8/14/2017  Sell             30,738.00        93,453.65                  3.04

Item 6.  Contracts, Arrangements,
Understandings or Relationships with Respect to Securities of the Issuer.

Except as otherwise described in this Schedule 13D, there are no contracts, arrangements, understandings, or relationships
(legal or otherwise) among CSC, or between any third party, with respect to any securities of the Issuer.

Item 7.  Material to Be Filed as Exhibits.
Attached hereto as Exhibit 1 is a press release on August
21, 2017.

 

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CUSIP No. 957541204 13D Page 3 of 3 Pages

SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge
and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete
and correct.

COMPANY NAME

/s/Merihan Tynan

Insert Name

Director of Operations

Insert Title

August 21, 2017

Insert Date

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