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2015 News Releases



Change is coming for the ACMA

23/ 06/ 2015   The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is anticipated to change in significant ways following a review to be completed before the end of 2015.
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WIA 2m and 70cm Bandplan Review – Update

13/ 06/ 2015   Following the initial release of the draft 2m and 70cm band plans on the 20th of May, many members have given us feedback which has been most welcome.
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WIA visits the NZART AGM

09/ 06/ 2015   The close relationship between the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) and the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters (NZART) includes an alternative visit to each other’s annual general meeting.
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The ANZAC Centenary Award

09/ 06/ 2015   This limited issue operating Award is available to commemorate the ANZAC Centenary. The rules for any radio amateur or SWL to qualify have been slightly modified to make them clearer to understand, and a little easier to obtain.
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Dick Smith gets Queens Birthday honour

09/ 06/ 2015   Philanthropist, businessman, aviator and activist, Dick Smith VK2DIK is now a Companion of the Order of Australia, the highest honour, for his eminent service to the community.
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Another VK balloon circumnavigates the earth

04/ 06/ 2015   The party-type foil balloon PS-46 from Australia has shown that going around the southern hemisphere is no fluke - although it does need some perseverance.
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Remembering the ANZAC spirit

02/ 06/ 2015   The WIA ANZAC 100 program continues with a host of events. If you would like to activate an ANZAC callsign, then please make contact with Fred Swainston VK3DAC via email to
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WIA online news & information for all

01/ 06/ 2015   The Wireless Institute of Australia has upgraded and revised some content on its website which continues to be well-read.
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