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2005 News Releases

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2005 VK/ trans-Tasman Contests 80M Results

30/ 06/ 2005   80 Metres PHONE on 21 st May was favoured with quiet band conditions and mostly good propagation.
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Clarification to RD 2005 Rules

30/ 06/ 2005   There has been a change in the RD rules page to clarify the rules relating to ZL and PNG.
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A report on the First Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Conference

27/ 06/ 2005   David Sumner, K1ZZ the secretary of the IARU has advised that the report on The First Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Conference held At Tampere, Finland on June 13-14, 2005 is now available.
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WIA Lodges Submission Seeking Exclusive Amateur Band at 50-54 MHz

27/ 06/ 2005   In May the Australian Broadcasting Authority (ABA) released a Discussion Paper in respect of the spectrum available for digital radio
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The untimely Passing of Geoff Taylor VK5TY

27/ 06/ 2005   David Box VK5OV has advised of the passing of Geoff Taylor VK5TY.
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The WIA response to the Australian Communications Authority BPL Discussion Paper

24/ 06/ 2005   The WIA response to the Australian Communications Authority Discussion Paper "The Management of Interference from Broadband over Power Line Applications"
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40 and 80m Wideband QRM Continues

24/ 06/ 2005    The wideband interference signals reported last week on the national news continue to plague our 40 and 80 m bands.
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Jack St Clair Kilby, Ex-W9GTY, Inventor of the IC, Dies at 81

24/ 06/ 2005   Jack Kilby, who held the call sign W9GTY in the 1930s and `40s, died in Dallas June 20 at age 81. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2000 for the invention of the first monolithic integrated circuit.
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The WIA response to the Australian Communications Authority Discussion Paper

23/ 06/ 2005   The WIA response to the Australian Communications Authority's discussion paper entitled "The management of Interference from Broadband over Power Line Applications"
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New WIA Membership Categories Introduced

15/ 06/ 2005   Following the WIA Board meeting in Sydney on 8 and 9 April 2005, it was announced that a new category of membership, “Family Membership”, would be introduced.
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Membership Renewals Delayed

15/ 06/ 2005   A Message from the President, Michael Owen, VK3KI
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Harry Angel Memorial Sprint Results

14/ 06/ 2005   This is now an annual Contest to remember VK's oldest licensed operator, Harry Angel.
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2005 Remembrance Day Contest - Introduced by Chris Edmondson, VK4AA

14/ 06/ 2005   This article presents the formal rules for the 2005 Remembrance Day Contest, which appear in the contest section of this website and in the AR magazine for July.
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President names Scott Redd, K0DQ, to head counter-terrorism center

14/ 06/ 2005   President George W. Bush has again called on retired Vice Adm John "Scott" Redd, K0DQ, to take on an important assignment.
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WIA President and Vice President Attend the NZART Conference

09/ 06/ 2005   Michael Owen, VK3KI and Ewan McLeod, VK4ERM attended the NZART annual conference held in New Plymouth on the weekend of June 4/5.
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ISS "Spacefarers" Growing Radishes, Australian Students Learn via Ham Radio

01/ 06/ 2005   Agricultural experiments aboard the International Space Station have extended into the growing of radishes, a group of Australian high schoolers learned June 2 during a ham radio contact with astronaut John Phillips, KE5DRY
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