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2012 News Releases

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W1A Celebrates Telstar At 50

30/ 06/ 2012   A celebration of the world's first telecommunications satellite will take place on July 7th. This when the Radio Adventurers of Maine activate the callsign W1A to commemorate the first messages through the Telstar bird.
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India Activates ARES For Fire

29/ 06/ 2012   Members of ARES were activated by the Thane Disaster Management Authority for communications at a fire at Mantralaya, India, in which two people died.
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Former ARRL General Manager and IARU President Richard Baldwin, W1RU (SK)

26/ 06/ 2012   Richard "Dick" Baldwin, W1RU, of Damariscotta, Maine, passed away on Thursday, June 21, after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease.
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ACMA Seizes Mobile Phone Jammers

24/ 06/ 2012   At the most recent ACMA Radcomms 2012 conference held in Melbourne, presentations were made by a variety of spectrum users, including ACMA staff on compliance activities undertaken over the past year.
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Test Cruise of OH10X/MM at Baltic Sea

17/ 06/ 2012   Kristina Cruises Ltd with Radio Arcala, OH8X are in the process of testing whether a permanent amateur radio station will suit the maritime environment and serve DXers in their leisure time, whether cruising in the Mediterranean or off West Africa or just doing island-hopping in the Caribbean.
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High Power Trial – New LTE Exclusion Area in the Perth Area

16/ 06/ 2012   As part of the on-going discussions with the ACMA, advice has been received that a new Long Term Evolution (LTE) trial commenced in Perth on 1 June 2012 in the 700 MHz spectrum segment.
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News Release – WIA attends ACMA Radcomms 2012 Conference

16/ 06/ 2012   For the past five years the Australian Communications and Media Authority has held a conference related to activities and emerging issues they confront as the Commonwealth government’s spectrum and media regulator.
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Board Decides to Continue Club Grant Scheme

11/ 06/ 2012   Following the very successful WIA Annual Conference 2012 in Mildura the WIA Board met on Monday 28 May 2012 and among the matters it considered was the WIA Club Grants Scheme.
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Group connected - Radio enthusiasts visit Mildura for annual event

09/ 06/ 2012   The wonders of amateur radio were discussed and celebrated in Mildura at the weekend.
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Peter Young VK3MV Awarded GA Taylor Medal

04/ 06/ 2012   A number of amateurs were recognised at the Annual General Meeting/Open Forum at the WIA Annual Conference Mildura 2012.
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WIA’s Nominated Assessors Honoured at 2012 Annual Conference

04/ 06/ 2012   The WIA’s Examination System relies heavily on its Nominated Assessors, highly qualified Assessors who perform regular audit functions, conduct Special Assessments and other functions and are central to the efficiency and credibility of the system.
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WIA Board Meets in Mildura

04/ 06/ 2012   Following the very successful WIA Annual Conference 2012 in Mildura the WIA Board met on Monday 28 May 2012
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Report on the WIA Annual Conference Mildura

03/ 06/ 2012   For many arrivals in Mildura the first taste of hospitality was the airport arrival lounge where local amateurs were waiting to provide personal transport to accommodation.
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