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2017 News Releases



Amateur Radio magazine a new beginning

26/ 11/ 2017   The December Amateur Radio magazine is its final monthly edition and to come out as a bi-monthly in 2018.
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The Election of WIA Directors – Call for Nominations

21/ 11/ 2017   Under the WIA Constitution the Board of Directors has decided that there will be a postal ballot for three directors.
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Four Australian Ground Stations Provide HAMTV Chain For ARISS Contact

19/ 11/ 2017   Four Australian Ground Stations Provided a Chained HAMTV service for a successful ARISS school contact for 'Ilaria Alpi' in Italy with Astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA
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WIA policies, regulations and procedures

19/ 11/ 2017   The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) board of directors in their meeting each month are reminded of the established policies, which are reviewed by directors at least once every three years.
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Australis Oscar 5 history

19/ 11/ 2017   A well-researched and illustrated story on Australia’s first home-grown satellite will appear in the WIA journal Amateur Radio magazine.
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Amateur licensee numbers remain stagnant, sustained by churn

16/ 11/ 2017   Recent amateur licence statistics reveal a small growth over the past year, restoring licensee numbers close to where we were over a decade ago.
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Armistice Day Centenary to be commemorated

12/ 11/ 2017   The end of WWI came when Armistice was declared on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918.
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Hurricanes shine light on emergency communications

09/ 11/ 2017   The Atlantic hurricane disasters this year left more than 260 dead with $300 billion in damages, making them the costliest ever.
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Australian Presented With Yasme Foundation Excellence Award

09/ 11/ 2017   These prestigious awards, which began in 2008, recognise individuals and groups who have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio.
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Colombia landslide and flooding

09/ 11/ 2017   At least four people have died, about 29 injured and some are missing after a mudslide swept through the town of Corinto in Colombia's south-west Cauca province.
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WIA board had a busy October meeting

02/ 11/ 2017   The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) board of directors had a full agenda in October and made further progress on a number of matters affecting all WIA members.
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Major antenna manufacturer ends its production

01/ 11/ 2017   Known worldwide Polar Electronic Industries of Australia, the designers and manufacturer of quality communication antennas for 41 years, has closed leaving a gap for the radio amateur community.
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Australian Amateur Radio Callbook 2018

01/ 11/ 2017   This WIA publication is expected to be in sale in early November, with final pre-press work having been under its Editor Peter Freeman VK3PF and in the final printing and binding stages.
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