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2014 News Releases



Malaysian floods get MARTS emcomm help

28/ 12/ 2014   Severe flooding described as the worst for a long time in the north of Malaysia during the monsoon season has taken five lives with about 160,000 people evacuated.
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WIA Office Closure

23/ 12/ 2014   The Wireless Institute of Australia extends to all radio amateurs very best wishes for the festive season. The WIA office will be closed from 4:00pm Tuesday, 23rd December reopening 10:00am, Monday, 19th January, 2015.
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2014 Sydney To Hobart Yacht Race

23/ 12/ 2014   Here is some information for those interested in tracking the Sydney to Hobart Yacht race. The information has been compiled from several sources.
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Merry Christmas from the WIA

23/ 12/ 2014   The WIA would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.
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VK3 National Parks on air

22/ 12/ 2014   The fourth road trip by wife and husband team Julie VK3FOWL and Joe VK3YSP begins on Friday December 26, lasts seven days and visits 17 Eastern Victoria National Parks for the Keith Roget Memorial National Parks Award.
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Cyclone Tracy 40th anniversary

22/ 12/ 2014   In was in 1974 on Christmas Eve that Tropical Cyclone Tracy destroyed Darwin. The death toll was 66, but may be higher because of unrecorded people living in Darwin.
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The WIA Exam Service is fully accessible

19/ 12/ 2014   The Wireless Institute of Australia through its WIA Exam Service and network of Nominated Assessors has long made available Amateur Radio licence assessments to people who have a disability.
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New WIA Repeater and Beacon Licence Recommendation Policy

15/ 12/ 2014   After lengthy consultation the WIA has released a new Repeater and Beacon Licence Recommendation policy.
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IARU Region 3 and APT agreement

13/ 12/ 2014   International Amateur Radio Union Region 3 and the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to achieve further collaboration.
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IARU on emergency communications

11/ 12/ 2014   The benefits of better communications during disasters has been highlighted at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World '14 held in Doha, Qatar.
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Great efforts by Philippine hams

08/ 12/ 2014   The emergency communications provided by hams continues as the devastating Typhoon Hagupit (locally called Ruby) moves slowly across the Philippines.
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Super Typhoon threatens the Philippines

05/ 12/ 2014   More widespread devastation is likely in areas of the Philippines that were hit late last year by Super Typhoon Haiyan, as a new typhoon called Hagupit is over the Pacific Ocean headed for mostly poor communities.
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WIA submits comments on the Government’s Potential Reform Directions paper

04/ 12/ 2014   On 11 November 2014, the Minister for Communications, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, announced the release of the Spectrum Review – Potential Reform Directions paper for public comment. The deadline for submissions was 2 December.
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