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2010 News Releases



Canberran students enjoy ARISS contact

31/ 05/ 2010   en students from the Trinity Christian School at Wanniassa in the Australian Capital Territory made history at the weekend with the first Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program contact to be held in Canberra.
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ACMA Cancels Amateur Licence

29/ 05/ 2010   Under the Radiocommunications Act 1992, the ACMA can suspend or cancel an amateur licence if the licensee contravenes a condition of the licence.
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National Field Day – New Date 23rd October 2010.

19/ 05/ 2010   The WIA Board and NFD organising committee wish to advise the revised date for the forthcoming National Field Day.
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Bookings closing for WIA Centenary Convention

18/ 05/ 2010   The weekend of Friday the 28th to Sunday the 30th of May in Canberra is already an outstanding success, if bookings numbers are any guide.
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WIA receives well wishes from around the globe

18/ 05/ 2010   A number of IARU radio societies have written to the Wireless Institute of Australia to extending their best wishes and congratulating in on its Centenary.
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A Gift

17/ 05/ 2010   The other day a WIA member visited the office at Bayswater. He said he wanted to make a donation to the WIA and left $500. He said he believed in what we are doing, but wanted to remain anonymous.
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WIA at the Dayton Hamvention

17/ 05/ 2010   This years Hamvention theme was /Amateur Radio Clubs Worldwide: The Lifeline /recognising the major contribution clubs all over the world have made.
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VK100WIA now on air

14/ 05/ 2010   WIA National President, Michael Owen VK3KI had the honour of launching the special callsign VK100WIA today (14 May) and did so on the 40m.
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Special callsign hitting the amateur bands

11/ 05/ 2010   The VK100WIA callsign as part of the WIA Centenary Celebrations will be launched by the WIA President Michael Owen VK3KI on Friday the 14th of May.
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WIA to Purchase Property

10/ 05/ 2010   The Wireless Institute of Australia today (the 10 May 2010) executed a contract to purchase the premises it is presently renting at Unit 20, 11 – 13 Havelock Road, Bayswater.
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National Field Day

10/ 05/ 2010   As part of the WIA Centenary celebrations we are proud to announce the National Field Day.
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ACMA Announces "The Way Ahead – Decisions and Implementation Options for the 400MHz Band" Paper

10/ 05/ 2010   On Friday 30th April, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) released its third discussion paper on the replanning arrangements for the 400 MHz spectrum.
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