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2016 News Releases

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Appointment of WIA Office Bearers for 2016

31/ 05/ 2016   WIA Office Bearers are appointed at the first Board meeting following the Annual General Meeting. That meeting was held on the Sunday morning following the AGM.
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AGM Question form on the WIA website

20/ 05/ 2016   This year, the WIA is trialling a live audio and video streaming system for the AGM meeting in Norfolk Island. The streaming system is one-way, but the WIA is also establishing a web form for questions to be submitted in advance.
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ACMA shuts down licencing

19/ 05/ 2016   The WIA Exam Service has been told by the ACMA that all processing of licence matters will stop for two weeks, while work is carried out on its new SPECTRA computerised processing system.
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US Technician Class Licence - reciprocal arrangements

19/ 05/ 2016   The ACMA is seeking comments about the reciprocal arrangements for the US Technician Class Licence. The knowledge requirements for the US Technician Class Licence have changed over the years, and is now considered to relate more closely to the Australian Foundation Licence.
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WIA Annual General Meeting

15/ 05/ 2016   Further to our previous notice on this website from May 2015, in Amateur Radio magazine from June 2015, and on a number of VK1WIA broadcasts since then, and in accordance with our Constitution, I confirm that the Annual General Meeting of the Wireless Institute of Australia will be held on Saturday 28 May 2016, commencing at 0900 LT, at the Paradise Hotel, Elizabeth Avenue, Norfolk Island.
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YAESU DR-1 144/430 Dual Band Digital Repeater for Norfolk Island AGM

14/ 05/ 2016   The repeater has been under test at the Yarra Glen club rooms is a Yaesu DR-1. It has been set to the YVARG, VK3RYV frequencies of input 434.300MHz and output at 439.300MHz.
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ANZAC history of the Australian submarine AE2

13/ 05/ 2016   The exploits of an Australian submarine in the Dardanelles as ANZAC troops landed at Gallipoli on April 15, 1915, have been shown through a presentation to a very interested gathering.
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An Australian DIY satellite project

13/ 05/ 2016   In many countries the challenge of space exploration continues, and here in West Australia is what could be the start of a new satellite project.
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WIA QSL Bureaux has some simple rules

13/ 05/ 2016   The Wireless Institute of Australia operates a QSL Bureau system for its members that generally follows the guidelines decided by the International Amateur Radio Union.
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Thank you to our volunteers

06/ 05/ 2016   An annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of volunteers is National Volunteer Week.
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