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2013 News Releases



Results Of The John Moyle Memorial National Field Day 2013

28/ 04/ 2013   The results of the 2103 John Moyle National Field Day have been published and are now on the contest page of the WIA website.
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AX For Anzac Day

24/ 04/ 2013   Australian Radio Amateurs will have the opportunity to operate using the AX prefix on ANZAC Day Thursday April 25th as an Amateur radio salute to the servicemen and women in the many conflicts.
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Small In Size, Big On Power: New Microbatteries A Boost For Electronics

23/ 04/ 2013   Though they be but little, they are fierce. The most powerful batteries on the planet are only a few millimeters in size, yet they pack such a punch that a driver could use a cellphone powered by these batteries to jump-start a dead car battery - and then recharge the phone in the blink of an eye.
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China Earthquake Report #3

22/ 04/ 2013   The rescue and relief efforts after Saturday's southwest China Ya'an earthquake is continuing with the number of lives lost officially at 188 people, 25 are missing and 11,460 injured.
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China's earthquake - update #2

21/ 04/ 2013   The earthquake in southwest China has killed 179 people and injured 6986. Hundreds of amateur radio operators went to Ya'an helping disaster relief.
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China's earthquake - update

21/ 04/ 2013   A day after a strong earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan province the death toll stood at least 156 with many more injured and without homes.
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An Earthquake Hits China

20/ 04/ 2013   An 7.0 scale earthquake hit Ya'an city, Sichuan province in the morning of Saturday local time. The epicenter was near Lushan County. As of 17:24 today, 113 persons were killed and more than 2,000 were injured.
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Amateur Radio Antennas and Masts in NSW

19/ 04/ 2013   For all New South Wales amateurs waiting to hear what the NSW planning department is doing about amateur radio antennas and masts, I have some news for you.
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World Amateur Radio Day – today – 18 April 2013

18/ 04/ 2013   As reported on the VK1WIA broadcasts, each year World Amateur Radio Day is celebrated under a theme. Today, it’s: Amateur Radio: Entering Its Second Century of Disaster Communications.
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The WIA 2012 financial report online

13/ 04/ 2013   WIA members can now view the WIA 2012 financial report on the WIA website, it has been placed on the website as a members only accessible file. It can be viewed using your WIA member number and password.
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Floods in Argentina

08/ 04/ 2013   Record flash floods have killed several dozen people and destroyed thousands of homes in the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, that suffered its heaviest April rainfall since records began in 1906.
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