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2008 News Releases

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Amendments to Amateur LCD now incorporated into consolidated LCD

27/ 02/ 2008    When the amendments to the Amateur LCD were announced in early February it was indicated that a consolidated version of the LCD, incorporating all changes to the original Determination, was likely to be published soon.
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Foundation Amateurs can operate IRLP

22/ 02/ 2008   A question has arisen as to the interpretation of the Determination amending the Amateur LCD affecting Foundation licensees.
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Changes to Amateur LCD come into effect

18/ 02/ 2008   The changes to the Amateur LCD come into effect on Tuesday 19 February 2008.
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LCD Amendment Determination on WIA website

13/ 02/ 2008   The Determination amending the Amateur LCD and the ACMA’s Explanatory Statement have been placed on the WIA website.
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Visiting Amateurs Class Licence on WIA website

13/ 02/ 2008   The Class Licence Class Licence issued by the ACMA to allow amateurs visiting Australia for up to 90 days to operate in Australia under their home licence without doing more and the ACMA’s Explanatory Statement about the Class Licence have been placed on the WIA website.
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ACMA Amends Amateur LCD

08/ 02/ 2008   In May 2004, following extensive consultation the ACA (now the ACMA) published the Outcomes of the Review of Amateur Service Regulation (the Outcomes) and while the restructure of Australian amateur licences took place in October 2005, the bulk of the other changes foreshadowed were not addressed.
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ACMA Issues Class Licence for Visiting Amateurs

08/ 02/ 2008    The ACMA has issued a class licence to allow visiting amateurs to operate in Australia for up to 90 days using their home call sign followed by the suffix VK followed by "portable" and then the location of the station, without doing anything more.
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ACMA Announces Successful Amateur Outsourcing Candidate

08/ 02/ 2008    The WIA has repeatedly expressed its concern that its role as the manager of the amateur examination system had no tenure and therefore it did not have the security to justify its investment in the system.
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Nominations for WIA Director Close

07/ 02/ 2008   By a notice published in the December 2007, Returning Officer David Wardlaw VK3ADW sought nominations for WIA Director.
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Sydney D-Star Clubs announced

03/ 02/ 2008   The WIA, after consultation with Icom Australia has announced that two clubs have been identified as D-Star clubs to serve the Sydney area.
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New WIA Website

02/ 02/ 2008   Welcome to the new WIA website. Our new website has a number of new and useful features, please take a moment to have a look around.
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