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2017 News Releases



Lake Boga Flying Boat 75th Anniversary

23/ 02/ 2017   The commemorative callsign VI3FB75 will be active on March 17-19 at the Lake Boga Catalina Communications Bunker at Swan Hill, in northwest Victoria.
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Rotary Club Foundation Centenary VI100TRF

23/ 02/ 2017   The Rotary Foundation began in 1917 with a meagre donation, to now being able to fund a number of activities for the world including the eradication of the disease polio.
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WIA election material in the post

21/ 02/ 2017   The Wireless Institute of Australia election information pack, the 13 statements by candidates, instructions, two envelopes and a coloured ballot paper is now with Australia Post due for delivery to financial WIA members this week.
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Excellent video from the ISS

18/ 02/ 2017   Recent use of HAM-TV on the International Space Station in Europe has taken this popular educational activity to a new level.
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Brenda Edmonds VK3KT LMWIA (sk)

15/ 02/ 2017   It is with great sadness that we record the passing of Brenda Edmonds VK3KT. She died on Sunday February 12, aged 86.
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Amateur Radio Media Sales

12/ 02/ 2017   The WIA is seeking a passionate, motivated and energetic volunteer to assist with the sales and management of advertising space in Amateur Radio (AR) magazine.
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Consultation Policy provides specific ways and means for all to comment

12/ 02/ 2017   Noting an expressed desire among some members and others in the Amateur Radio community for a formal process for the WIA to encourage consultation on issues affecting Amateur Radio, the WIA Board has formalised policy and processes for this in its Consultation Policy, which is now available for download.
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The Bombing of Darwin 75 years on

12/ 02/ 2017   This WWII event is to be commemorated including the callsign VI8BOD that has been issued to the Darwin Amateur Radio Club for a month.
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09/ 02/ 2017   An MAI-75 Experiment SSTV event is planned on February 13 0925-1800 UTC and February 14 1125-1630 UTC.
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A message from the 2017 Postal Ballot Returning Officer.

03/ 02/ 2017   The names of candidates seeking election to the Board of Directors of the Wireless Institute of Australia for the 2017 postal ballot is as follows: There are seven positions to be filled.
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