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2010 News Releases



WIA Centenary Weekend - Sunday BBQ at Aviation & Radio Museum

22/ 04/ 2010   To describe it as a ‘hidden gem’ is an understatement when we refer to Dick Smith's Bowylie Flying Club located on a Gundaroo Property just 30 minutes north of Canberra.
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AM & CW on Anzac Day

21/ 04/ 2010   To-day on ANZAC Day 2010 a group of Amateurs in North Queensland, lead by Mike VK4MIK, are encouraging all amateurs who can do so, to operate on AM and CW modes during the afternoon and evening of ANZAC Day as a mark of remembrance to the servicemen and women who served our countries during time of conflict.
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EmComms Information Registrations Reach Two Hundred

21/ 04/ 2010   Today the WIA has received our 200th registration for information on the WIA Emergency Communications Operator training.
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Clubs Supporting The Centenary

19/ 04/ 2010   The WIA Centenary Committee has inducted more activities into the celebration program for the Centenary of Organised Amateur Radio in Australia. Three new events are now WIA Support Centenary Activities.
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Ham Radio Growing In The Age Of Twitter

18/ 04/ 2010   A story published by NPR (National Public Radio) on April the 5th reported that Amateur Radio in the United States was growing in the age of twitter, which raises the question is the same trend true here in Australia?
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Qinghai province earthquake report 1

16/ 04/ 2010   The Chinese Radio Sports Association (CRSA) has asked that the frequencies of 7050kKHz and 7060kHz be kept clear for emergency ham radio communications following a devastating earthquake in Yu Shu district, Qinghai province.
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Publicity support for all clubs

14/ 04/ 2010   The clubs rostered to use the special callsign VK100WIA in June have received a comprehensive package of material to help them promote amateur radio, their club and the WIA Centenary.
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Special Event For Anzac Day

06/ 04/ 2010   Australian and New Zealand radio hams will be operating on ANZAC Day – Sunday April 25 - as an Amateur radio salute to the servicemen and women in the many conflicts.
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WIA Centenary ARISS contact

03/ 04/ 2010   Students from the Trinity Christian School in Canberra are to talk to the astronauts on the International Space Station during a planned ISS contact to take place during the WIA Centenary dinner in Canberra next month.
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