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This is WIA President, Scott Williams (VK3KJ) and welcome to all listeners wherever
you might be to the WIA National News Broadcast this week.

With the recent introduction of Class Licensing, I would like to talk to you today
about the WIA position on the use of VK9 & VK0 prefixes. The WIA position is that
we are seeking to have the regulator restore the original call area designations.
For that to happen would take an update to the Class Licence to correct this.
Discussions to achieve this so far have proved very positive and we are hopeful
that a resolution and restoration of the status quo prior to the class licence can
be achieved in the near future. We will update the members when a conclusion on
these discussions is reached with ACMA. In the meantime, Lord Howe island operators
will need to either use the VK2/ prefix or take out a VK2 callsign. Likewise, any
planned operations from Heard and Macquarie Islands will, for now, use the VK9/
prefix (should any expedition venture there).

We are also aware of concerns from international dx expedition teams seeking VK9
callsigns to come and activate Australian territories. We are intending to discuss
this further with ACMA to see if the previous status quo can also be restored
whereby they can apply for a VK9/ Vk0 call on a temporary 12 month basis - along
similar lines to special event callsigns. In the meantime, they will need to
identify as VK9/[your homecall] until we can convince the regulator that they
should restore the status quo for these arrangements as well.

Finally, the WIA has also raised the concerns about suitable identification
documents being provided to radio amateurs that confirm their rights to use the
class licence and their qualification and associated callsigns. We have some way to
go with our ACMA discussions on these points and will continue to work on these in
the coming meetings with the ACMA.

The WIA continues to enjoy a strong productive relationship with the ACMA and we
hope to progress these matters for a positive resolution.

Thats it for me this week and this has been Scott Williams, WIA President on
behalf of the WIA Board, Best Wishes.

This is Chris Dimitrijevic VK3FY on behalf VK1WIA National News.

Dayton Hamvention 2024

WIA Directors Lee Moyle VK3GK and myself, Chris Dimitrijevic VK3FY, attended this
year's Dayton Hamvention which was held at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo
Centre in Xenia, Ohio.

This event opened with poring rain, but that did not dampen the crowds that had
come to see that latest gear that was being displayed for the first time.

Both Myself and Lee VK3GK had the pleasure of catching up with ARRL President
Rick Roderick K5UR at the ARRL booth.

This year's event has achieved a record number of attendees with the attendance
of 35,877 having been announced by Dayton Hamvention Committee recently.

Whilst attending the DX Dinner it was a pleasure to hear that the W8S Swains Island
was awarded the South West Ohio Dx Association's DXpedition of the year. Lee, who
was the Oceania Pilot on this Dxpedition was able to be present with Steve N2AJ
the East Coast Pilot to join the team on stage to be presented with the award.

CQ DX Hall of Fame inductees for 2024 are
VE3LYC Cezar Trifu
W3UR Bernie McClenny
K2MGA Richard Ross

At the Contest Dinner on the Saturday evening the following were inducted into the
CQ Contest Hall of Fame
PP5JR Sergio Lima de Almeida.
N2IC Steven London
K2MGA Richard Ross

Nik VK3FE was attending his first Dayton Hamvention so we took time to visit one of
Dayton's attractions, the National Museum of the US Air Force. This is a must see
attraction if one is attending the Dayton Hamvention and if you do plan to go to
Dayton you should allow a day or two to see this museum. Well worth a visit.

This has been Chris VK3FY on behalf of VK1WIA National News.

This is Editor-in-Chief of Amateur Radio magazine, Roger Harrison VK2ZRH.

Back again.

I am trusting that some listeners have received the hard copy edition of the latest Amateur Radio Issue number 3.

For those that havent, you can at least content yourselves with the online electronic edition that can be downloaded from the WIA website.

You should have received an email via the WIA Memnet system advising that your electronic edition is available to download. Oooh you havent registered for Memnet . . yet!

Its easy. Go to the website. From the top menu, select For members. From the drop down menu, select Log into Memnet. On that page, look for the Register button and click on that. Then, follow the instructions. Simples, as the meerkat said.

That ends the lesson for this week. Now, onto hymn number 39. No wait!!

Next page of the script, Roger.

For all you keen contesters out there, this issue has lots of news for you.

First up, theres the WIA Contest Champion Peter Brown trophy award for 2022. A long time coming, but here it is at last. In print, for all to marvel at. And take a look at the smiling faces on the page once seen, can hardly be unseen!

Fast-forward to this year and we have the 2024 John Moyle Memorial National Field Day Contest results actually the top level results for single operator stations and multi-operator stations for both 24-hour and 6-hour log submissions. Plus detailed analysis and commentary from Contest Manager, Denis Johnstone VK4AE, not to mention some pictures to ponder.

On matters technical, we have Part 2 of the 10 MHz GPS-disciplined oscillator project by Paul McMahon VK3DIP, plus a charming article on a Track-and-hold external VFO for tuning older radios. This straightforward, ingenious project is just the ticket to beef-up an old boat anchor and keep it on frequency.

Rounding out the article offering is one from Rick Polden VK7RI, demonstrating that amateur radio has a role to play, still, in rescue operations.

Further, our collection of columnists continue their contributions from ALARA, to WestNews, and the WIA DX Awards listings.

For a little change of direction you may recall the piece I did the week before last on Solar shenanigans ending in colourful auroras, and propagation consequences.

Well, Sunspot AR3664, having travelled around the back side of the Sun while we werent watching this past fortnight, has been appeared around the other side and promises more of the same we revelled in earlier.

The SolarHam website, and others, report that this spot group remains very complex magnetically and has had some small eruptions. Although theyve not been so strong as last time, and its not facing the Earth quite yet AR3664 is the one to watch over the next week.

As for the solar cycle peak well, dudes all I can do is repeat what others are saying are we there, yet?

I hope to have something to say on that score a little further down the log.

While the solar cycle waxes and wanes . . .

You can rely on waveguide, made from drains.

Volume 92 of Amateur Radio magazine, Issue number 3.
More guts. Less gab.
Proudly produced and printed in Australia.
Im Roger Harrison VK2ZRH for VK1WIA News.


INTERNATIONAL NEWS With thanks to ARRL, DX-WORLD, eHam, Hackaday,
and the World Wide sources of the WIA.

IARU member societies have ratified the nomination of Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA
and Thomas Wrede DF2OO, for President and Vice President, respectively, for a
five-year term beginning May 9, 2024.

Timothy Ellam begins his 4th term as President and thanked member societies for
their support, congratulated Thomas Wrede on his election as Vice President

Thomas Wrede has been active in IARU matters for several years and has managed
the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) international affairs team since 2009.
Ham radio has positively influenced my professional career as a communications
engineer and has always enriched my life, says Thomas, and I am looking
forward to giving back by actively supporting the objectives and mission of the

IARU Monitoring System Region 1 Newsletter

The April edition of the IARU Monitoring System Region 1 Newsletter has been
published, yes APRIL.

Radio jamming in the context of electromagnetic warfare on the 40m and 15m bands
is noted in the report. Several instances of relatively rare modulation schemes
and protocols associated with mainly military use cases were also detailed.

You can learn more about these and view examples of the recorded intruding
signals by downloading the free newsletter at

Members of the RSGB Team, including RSGB General Manager, Steve Thomas M1ACB and
the RSGB President, John McCullagh, GI4BWM had a successful time at the Dayton
Hamvention last weekend.

The event was a brilliant opportunity to engage with radio amateurs from around
the world and resulted in 132 people joining or re-joining the RSGB.

Yes you did hear 'right' 132 !!!!


In the United States, the timekeeping radio station WWVB is providing its
essential information on reduced power following storm damage to one of its
antennas. NewsLines Travis Lisk, N3ILS, gives us an update.

"Wind damage to half of its phased-array antenna has left radio station WWVB
operating at reduced power outside Fort Collins, Colorado. The winds that struck
the south antenna in early April were estimated to be higher than 90 miles per
hour. The National Institute of Standards and Technology operates the
timekeeping site. People throughout North America rely on WWVB's broadcasts to
synchronize their watches, clock radios and other consumer electronics. It is
also used for accurate time synchronization and for timekeeping applications in
appliances, cameras and irrigation controllers.

Since the wind damage occurred, the station has broadcast using its north
antenna only and on reduced power.

This is Travis Lisk N3ILS.

The AM for Every Vehicle Act is moving forward in the US House of

The legislation has been approved by a voice vote in a House Energy and Commerce
subcommittee. Senators Ed Markey and Ted Cruz jointly have applauded the
development, calling it another clear signal that millions of consumers are
demanding broadcast AM radio remain in their vehicles.

If passed, the updated bill would require the Department of Transportation to
adopt a rule within 12 months to require that automakers provide access to
AM broadcast stations in their motor vehicles. The bill would mandate car
manufacturers to install devices capable of receiving AM radio signals in all
new passenger vehicles sold in the United States at no additional cost to

Helicopters that fly around carrying gigantic flat antenna arrays are uncommon
BUT when you spot one, its not exactly intuitive to figure out what theyre
doing, but these helicopters are tasked with important geological work!

In the popular imagination, the Earths magnetic field is useful for finding
north with a compass. In day to day life, that barely comes up, and we dont
give the magnetic field much thought beyond that. However, the reality of
Earths magnetic field is that it is variable all over the surface of our
planet. By measuring it, we can gain great insight into what lies beneath our

Magnetic surveys are an important tool in geology and archaeology. In the latter
regard, they were perhaps best popularized by the TV show 'Time Team.'
The series would often employ geomagnetic surveys to discover artefacts or
structures beneath the ground. The typical technique used on the show involved
someone walking around a site with a magnetometer while logging the field
strength as they went. By running the magnetometer in a grid pattern across a
site, it was possible to build up a local map of the magnetic field, which could
reveal anomalies lurking underground.

So these 'choppers' with the big 'dangling thing' are doing the same be it on a
MUCH larger scale


For four decades, since the height of the Cold War, a mysterious radio signal
has been broadcast out of Russia baffling ham radio fans, scientists and
spies alike.

Some speculate it's part of the Russian government's own secret SETI program or
even actively communicating with a visiting alien species.
Others believe it might be a 'Dead Hand' doomsday trigger, ready to launch
nuclear weapons if Russia's leadership is knocked out of commission.

Professor David Stupples, who teaches electronic and radio engineering at the
City University of London, personally believes that the enigmatic broadcast,
nicknamed 'The Buzzer,' has likely been kept active as a fail-safe in case of
nuclear war.

Broadcast at the 4625kHz, the Buzzer has led some physicists to speculate that
its signal is being used to monitor Earth's ionosphere. But Professor Stupples,
whose expertise is in orbital or otherwise space-based reconnaissance platforms,
surveillance, and navigation systems acknowledges that both incredible and
mundane explanations are all still on the table.

'They may be just reserving the channel for air defence or some form of
defence,' Stupples told Popular Mechanics only last week.
'If they don't actually use it, someone will poach it,' according to Stupples.
'They are keeping the channel available by broadcasting and saying,
"this is ours."'


Hams who need to send email using only radio frequencies understand the power of
WinLink, especially when the messages they send and receive contain vital
information during an earthquake, hurricane or some other emergency.

Now WinLink is showing its more playful side, it's fun with a purpose.

If you're a fan of Wordle, the web-based guessing game involving five-letter
words, you're in luck. In fact, if you're an amateur radio operator who's also
a fan of WinLink, you're in even more luck.

Meet Hamword, a game that allows amateurs to keep their WinLink skills sharp
while engaging in a Wordle-style game. Now in its second year, Hamword has won
fans in at least 22 countries and more than 5,700 individual games have been

Since it's only a game, you don't even have to be near your rig to play.
You can use the Telnet interface over the web to send a five-letter word to the
WinLink tactical callsign HAMWORD. That's HAMWORD, one word. You still need a
ham license and a functioning WinLink account though.

Mark said that he has great hopes more hams will get in the game, which had the
simple purpose at the outset of helping people with their WinLink proficiency.
His feeling about the support that Hamword has gained can best be described by a
five-letter word: G R E A T.

To learn more visit the link




VK Shires Contest June 8 - 9 starts 0000 UTC Sat until 2359 Sunday

ALL HF Bands all the way from 10 to 160 meters SSB & CW only

(Di VK4DI)

Yes the VK Shires Contest is coming up in just under a week, Saturday 8th
June Sunday 9th June commencing at 00.00 UTC for 24 hours

The Rules and current Shires list are both up on the WIA Website.

The MS Excel file listed on the website should be used to identify the
correct Shire Alpha Numeric ID which consists of 3 characters. Please only use
the IDs listed as the use of incorrect IDs will cause the log to become a

The preferred logging programme for this contest is N1MM and Ver 4.15 of VKCL
can be used if the updated db3. Shires list is imported. The links to download
the latest version of these contest loggers are listed on the WIA website.
Converting to Cabrillo 3 from other logging programmes can cause issues with
the log checking software. Once the contest is finished please remember to
upload your Cabrillo 3 log file to

The contest is open to home and portable stations, including Single operators,
Rovers and Multi Operators.

If you have any queries you can contact or via the
VKShires Facebook page.

(Diane Main VK4DI VK Shires Contest Manager)


Also on June 9 but only CW mode is New Zealand Straight Key Night
(Winter Edition) 0800 to 0900 UTC on 80 metres.

Operators send signal report, name, location, type of key, type of transmitter
and power output, which is limited to 100w.

An important note for first-time participants:
SKN uses the QSY Rule.
Any station that calls CQ must QSY after making a contact.

Full details about SKN are available or you can email




Saturday 15 June, 00:00 Mon, 17 June, 00:00

(vk4sn calendar)



0100 UTC Saturday 22 June through 0059 UTC Sunday 23 June
(in VK6 it's 0300 / 0359 in VK6).



IARU HF World Championship July 13-14.
Starts: Zero hours UTC Saturday Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday



Trans-Tasman Low Band Contest

July 21st

The Trans-Tasman contest, always held on the 3rd weekend in July,
aims to encourage Low Band activity between VK and ZL

Only contest bands 160 80 and 40M are allowed with SSB, CW and
Digital (i.e. RTTY OR PSK)

This contest is another official WIA Contest and will count towards
the Peter Brown Contest Champion Awards.


YOTA Contest 2024

The next session of this year's YOTA Contest will be from
10:00 to 21:59 UTC 21 July on the five classic bands using
CW and SSB.

Everyone can work everyone.

The complete rules can be found on


RSGB IOTA Contest July 27.



No FULL LIST of call signs to give you yet BUT there will be special event
stations, including W2C marking this year's World Cup Cricket tournament
in the countries and states of the USA where the competition will take place
starting TODAY the 2nd of June.

The stations will be on the air until the 29th of June.

Amateurs from the US and the Caribbean are being invited to get involved by
getting on the air. The teams will play at stadiums in three US venues and
six in the Caribbean, for a total of 55 matches.

One of the stadiums is a new one in New York where amateurs in that region,
members of the Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club, have organized the special
event using the callsign W2C. Hams will operate on all HF bands using all modes.


In the World of DX, the Rushyhill Radio Society will be commemorating the 80th
anniversary of the D-Day Landings, which took place on June 6th, 1944 by using
the callsign GB 8 DDY now until the 28th of June.

See for details.


TM 80 DD will be active from the 1st through to the 16th of June using CW, SSB
and the digital modes on all bands marking the 80th anniversary of the D-Day
landings in Normandy.

See for QSL details for TM80DD

(NewsLine 2429)


Active is TR 8 CR from Gabon until at least the end of June, the operator? F8EN

He will operate CW only and will celebrate his 96th birthday while there.

QSL for TR8CR is via F6AJA directly or the Bureau.
Roland can usually be found on the 30 to 10m bands.

And a Happy 96th Roland.

( rsgb )




Organizers of this year's USA Radio Orienteering Championships have announced
that they have been approved for a permit to hold the 2-metre Classic at the
Eddy Discovery Centre at the Waterloo Recreation Area in Michigan.

The race will be among several challenges taking place at a variety of venues
during the week-long event, which includes practice sessions and training camps
as well as cultural and dinner outings. The championships are being held between
the 5th and 13th of October. The USA championships are being held in combination
with the IARU Region 2 biennial ARDF championships.

The USA event's competition age categories range from 10 and younger to
older radio operators 80 and above.

AMSAT-VK Secretary -

Project OSCAR, the organization responsible for the construction and launch
of the first amateur radio satellite, OSCAR 1 in 1961 has folded and donated
its remaining funds to AMSAT.

Project OSCAR Inc. was originally formed to investigate the possibility of
putting an amateur satellite in orbit. The first amateur radio satellite,
OSCAR-1 orbited the earth for 22 days, transmitting the HI greeting in
Morse Code. Since that beginning, the group had focused on supporting and
promoting amateur radio satellite related projects.

In addition to donating its remaining funds to AMSAT, Project OSCAR also
granted AMSAT ownership to the future rights to the term "OSCAR" or
Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio. Ever since the launch of OSCAR I
in 1961, it has been traditional for amateur radio satellites to carry the
name OSCAR after their launch and activation in orbit.

Now the little known Aussie connection?

In 1967, a group of students from the Melbourne University Astronautical
Society came up with an idea to build a small amateur radio satellite.
It was just 10 years after the world's first satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched
and Australia had yet to enter the space race. But it was the hard work and
persistence of the young students that convinced NASA to launch
Australis OSCAR 5 into space.

Australis OSCAR 5 was launched by NASA on 24th January 1970.

(wia , amsat na)

Seeing we are in a space time warp today, interesting to note every few years the
myth (supposedly) that Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was a radio amateur crops up again.

This myth started in the early 1980s and has been debunked numerous times since
but it still appears on websites listing Famous Hams.

Shortly after his famous flight into space, April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin was
declared a Hero of the Soviet Union by the government. This is an honour of the
highest order awarded to citizens making outstanding contributions to Soviet
culture and life, any wonder that the first human in space was awarded this.

In a May 28 2024 posting on AMSAT UK it's noted "Over the years the statement
that Gagarin was UA1LO continues to resurface. To the best of knowledge no
significant new evidence has appeared during this time.

So Was Gagarin a Ham? Particularly UA1LO?

Opinion (and it is only opinion) is that based on the available evidence its
extremely unlikely that Gagarin was UA1LO. In the 22 years since that original
claim was posted no-one has been able to provide any evidence that Yuri Gagarin
was in any way involved in amateur radio.

(ham radio daily)


RSGB IOTA Contest is July 27.

The Maldives -- AS-013 -- 8 Q 7 KR.

Only on air till months end, the 31st of May and only working with 30W SSB
on the 10m band only.

If you do snare this one QSL 8Q7KR via his home call which is DO 4 RKR directly
or via the Bureau.



Rarotonga -- OC-013 and Aitutaki -- OC-083

ZL4CZ / E51CZZ and ZL2KE / E51KEE will be active from Rarotonga and Aitutaki
July 20 to August 6 40 to 10 meter, Possibly 160 and 8 depending on QRN and
interest from DXers.

QSL these Cook Island stations via LoTW.



Hallo everyone, this is Clive VK6CSW reminding you that tomorrow is the first
Monday of the month, time for the Radio Amateurs Old Timers Club of Australia's
June bulletin to go to air.

This month as well as the latest Club news

Bill, VK3BR, will give a talk on the Legacy of Australian Inventor and
Engineer Henry Sutton.

After which Ill read an item on Coordinated Lunar Time or Moon Standard Time,
written by Andrew VK3CAH, and which will appear later in OTN , the RAOTCs

Everyone, RAOTC members and non-Members alike, is most welcome to listen to the
program and join in the call backs afterwards. Full details of all transmissions
times, frequencies and modes can be found on the RAOTC website:-

or just Google RAOTC broadcasts.

If none of the transmission times suit you, you can download the audio file at
any time from today from the clubs website.

Perth RAOTC members and friends are reminded that the next Lunchtime meeting at
the Woodbridge Hotel in Guildford is on Tuesday June 11th.

Once again, tune in tomorrow for the June RAOTC bulletin, enjoy the program and
please join in the call backs afterwards.

73 from Clive VK6CSW.

(Youngsters On The Air)

In the interest of bringing more young amateur radio operators into
DXpeditioning, the Pacific Islands DXpedition Group, Inc. (PIDXG) and
Youth on the Air (YOTA) Americas are pleased to announce a partnership
involving the upcoming 3D2Z DXpedition to Rotuma in November.

Rotuma DXpedition organizer Gregg, W6IZT says, "Following the success with the
remote radio used at the recent CBZA Juan Fernandez DXpedition, we will have
two remote stations available to young amateur operators through YOTA on Rotuma.

It is our hope that 75% of the remote contacts made from 3D2Z will be made
by the youth participants."

Nineteen year old YOTA member Kees, WAAE will coordinate the scheduling and
operation by the remote YOTA operating team. A freshman aerospace engineering
major at Iowa State University, Kees was the 2023 Bill Pasternak WA6ITF Memorial
Amateur Radio NewsLine Young Ham of the Year Award recipient.

The 3D2Z DXpedition is scheduled for November 15 to December 4.

Download as PDF




The 10th IARU Region 3 Conference held in September 1997 in Beijing resolved
recommendations submitted by NZART, which says;

"That Region 3 Societies help to promote the IARU objectives for QRP operation,

To support QRP operation on June 17 each year; to foster QRP activities by their
members; to encourage regular publication of QRP articles in their national
magazines and provide QRP sections in any national contests.

Yuki, JH 1 NBN Secretary, IARU Region 3 has sent this reminder again, so far no
word on any WIA activity planned.

( ar daily/wia web )


2024 IT'S A DATE

Clubs are welcome to email text with audio for this section

Details of all WIA affiliated clubs and societies can be found
on the WIA website, including email addresses and website links.

VK2 - June 8-9. Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club Field Day. (vk2zhe)

VK5 - Aust. Fox Hunting championships Mt Gambier 8/9 June.(vk5dj)

VK4 - Caboolture Radio Club HamFest July 11 (vk7jea)

VK3 - Bendigo AR & Electronics Club RadioFest August 18 (vk3gtv)

VK6 - PerthTech 2024 Sept 21 for 2 days at Gidgegannup (vk6pop)

VK4 - GOLD COAST HAMFEST OCTOBER 13 at Nerang Country Paradise
Parklands 231 Beaudesert-Nerang Road Nerang. (vk4DMH)

VK5 - Amateur Radio Experiments Group Radio & Electronics Sale
Saturday 26th October 10AM David Roche Park Kilburn (vk5qi)

VK7 - Tasmanian Ham Conference November 2 and 3 Hobart. (vk7news)
Held at the Sandy Bay Campus of UTAS.

VK3 - SPARC Rosebud RadioFest November 17 at Eastbourne Primary
School, Allambi Ave. Rosebud. (vk3pdg)

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