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2005 News Releases

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The One-Hundredth Birthday Celebration for Alf VK3LC

31/ 05/ 2005   The following is the speech given by Michael VK3KI and two photos taken at the 100 th at the party.
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W.I.A. MultiBand DXCC Program 2005

30/ 05/ 2005   The W.I.A. officially releases its new 3&5 Band DXCC Program and invites submissions for these new awards.
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ACA Responds to WIA Concerns at Delay in Introduction of New Licences

27/ 05/ 2005   On 4 May 2005 WIA President, Michael Owen, VK3KI, announced that the WIA had been advised by the ACA that it was then anticipated that the Outcomes of the Review
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A Message from the President, Michael Owen, VK3KI

26/ 05/ 2005   I have told you of the retirement of June Fox in the near future and that Judith Oliver has joined us to take June’s place.
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Good News for US Amateurs on BPL Interference.

26/ 05/ 2005   This week Motorola announced the development of a new BPL delivery method which it claims greatly reduces the potential interference to amateur radio stations.
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Uncertainty, Technical and Financial Viability Issues Confront BPL, FCC Staffer Says

26/ 05/ 2005   Bill Cross, W3TN, told the FCC Forum at Dayton Hamvention that there's "still a lot of uncertainty surrounding BPL--its technical and financial viability, where, how and if it will fit into the communications future."
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New 40m Broadcast Station On Our Doorstep

24/ 05/ 2005   Papua New Guinea has licensed a new short wave broadcast station on 7120 kHz.
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WIA and ACA Formalise Intruder Watch Procedures

20/ 05/ 2005   WIA Director Glenn Dunstan VK4DU and ACA liaison committee member Gilbert Hughes VK1GH met with the ACA last week to formalise and document a set of agreed Intruder Watch procedures between the ACA and the WIA.
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CW Ops Whip Whippersnapper Text Messengers on US National Television

20/ 05/ 2005   Read how CW Ops Whip Whippersnapper Text Messengers on US National Television
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New Hamsat - Special Event Activity

16/ 05/ 2005   India's first Hamsat VO-52 will play a role in celebrating the ITU's 140th birthday on Tuesday the 17th of May, less than two weeks after its launch.
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Winterfest 2005

16/ 05/ 2005   The Blue Mountains Amateur Radio Club will be holding WINTERFEST 2005 on Saturday August 27 2005 at the 1st Blaxland Scout Hall, Reading Street Glenbrook NSW.
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UK Regulator's Study Points Up Limitations of Amperion-Equipped BPL Trial

10/ 05/ 2005   Read how the UK Regulator's Study Points Up Limitations of Amperion-Equipped BPL Trial
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New WIA Life Member VK3LC

10/ 05/ 2005   The WIA Annual General Meeting held in Canberra on Saturday 7 May, awarded Alf Chandler VK3LC Honorary Life Membership of the Wireless Institute of Australia.
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New Amateur Radio satellite in orbit

05/ 05/ 2005   HAMSAT (or VUsat) is the latest Amateur Radio satellite in orbit. It is India's first.
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Expedition 11's Kick-Off School QSO Puts Aussie Youngsters "Over the Moon"

05/ 05/ 2005   Read the story of how Expedition 11's Kick-Off School QSO Puts Aussie Youngsters "Over the Moon"
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WIA Reports to be Presented at the AGM Forum Added to the Web Site

04/ 05/ 2005   The reports received from the WIA board and WIA officers that will be presented at the Forum to be held after the AGM on May 7, are available for reading or down loading on this website.
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Delay in Introduction of the Outcomes of its Review of Amateur Service

04/ 05/ 2005   WIA President, Michael Owen, VK3KI, announced that today (4 May 2005) the WIA had been advised by the ACA about the ACA's progress towards the introduction of the Outcomes of the Review of Amateur Service Regulation
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ACA Releases BPL Discussion

02/ 05/ 2005   The WIA wrote to the ACA in December 2004 raising the WIA's concerns with current and future BPL trials in Australia, and recommending a number of actions.
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