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2010 News Releases

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WIA Appoints Manager

27/ 02/ 2010   The WIA Board met in Melbourne over the weekend of 20/21 February 2010. Much of the time was spent considering the financial position, the provision of services for members and the future.
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Board appoints new Director

24/ 02/ 2010   The WIA recently announced that it had been informed by WIA Returning Officer, Chris Chapman VK3QB, that Phil Wait VK2ASD, Bob Bristow VK6POP and Chris Platt VK5CP had been elected unopposed as directors of the WIA.
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2010 WIA AGM Weekend of Activities

19/ 02/ 2010   Each year the WIA hosts its "WIA AGM Weekend Of Activities".
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WIA National Attends Kyneton RadioFest

16/ 02/ 2010   The WIA National office team attended the Centre Victoria RadioFest on Sunday 14 February at the Kyneton racecourse where almost 600 people from all parts of Australia were in attendance.
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Scientists Demonstrate World's Fastest Radio-Frequency Graphene Transistor

12/ 02/ 2010   IBM researchers have demonstrated a radio-frequency graphene transistor with the highest cut-off frequency achieved so far for any graphene device.
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Result of Nominations for Director Announced

12/ 02/ 2010   The WIA Returning Officer, Chris Chapman VK3QB, has advised the Board that only one new nomination for Director of the WIA was received.
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Ron Bertrand Steps Down

12/ 02/ 2010   The WIA Board has accepted the resignation of Ron Bertrand VK2DQ as a director with effect from 1 February 2010.
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Special event day VI3KIAH

08/ 02/ 2010   The Yarra Valley Amateur Radio Group held a special event station on February 7 to recognise the efforts of Amateur Radio operators and others in providing service during the February 7th 2009 Victorian bushfires.
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New VK3 Club - Macedon Ranges Amateur Radio Club

08/ 02/ 2010   The Macedon Ranges Amateur Radio Club is running full steam ahead for its first meeting on March 20.
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Bushfire Radio Operator Recognition Day - Sunday 7th February 2010

06/ 02/ 2010   February 7, 2010 is the first anniversary of the disastrous fires in Victoria where 13 major fires burnt 352,686 hectares. 173 lives were lost, over 2000 homes destroyed, countless stock killed, kilometers of fences, sheds and wildlife.
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WIA Board appoints new Director

04/ 02/ 2010   The WIA Board has, in accordance with the WIA’s Constitution, appointed Philip Adams VK3JNI a director following the resignation of Robert Broomhead VK3DN, which has been previously announced. Phil’s appointment by the Board is for the balance of Robert’s term, which ends with the 2011 AGM.
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New Sydney Radio Club - Macquarie University Amateur Radio Club

04/ 02/ 2010   A new amateur radio club is being formed at Macquarie University in Sydney. Students and staff are invited to form the new club, to promote amateur radio activity at Macquarie University.
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This weeks WIA News Broadcast produced by Amateur Radio Victoria

04/ 02/ 2010   A team of members headed by Jim Linton VK3PC and Barry Robinson VK3PV have produced this Sunday’s VK1WIA broadcast.
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Student-Built Communications Satellite Selected For Flight By NASA

04/ 02/ 2010   A tiny communications satellite designed and built by University of Colorado at Boulder undergraduates has been selected as one of three university research satellites to be launched into orbit in November as part of a NASA space education initiative.
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