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2018 News Releases

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Live Streaming Link to watch the Essex Heights Primary School ISS contact.

15/ 07/ 2018   On Tuesday the 17th of July students from Essex Heights Primary School will be making contact with the ISS. Watch the contact live.
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WIA Submission - ACMA Five Year Spectrum Outlook

12/ 07/ 2018   WIA expresses disappointment with Government response
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Thailand Cave Rescue - Ham Radio Link

11/ 07/ 2018   HeyPhone used in cave rescue designed by UK Ham Radio Operator.
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Watch Live - As Melbourne School Students Talk To The ISS

11/ 07/ 2018   Tuesday July 17th twelve students from Essex Heights Primary School in Melbourne will get their long-awaited moment to speak with astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor KG5TMT on board the ISS.
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Aussies head to ARDF World Championships

11/ 07/ 2018   A team of amateurs from Austalia head to 19th IARU World ARDF Championships in September
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WIA Responds To ACMA Consultation Paper On Amateur Qualifications Frameworks

04/ 07/ 2018   WIA Submission to the ACMA entitled Amateur Radio - The future of learning and assessment in Australia
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Celebrating 100 Years of Wireless between The United Kingdom and Australia

30/ 06/ 2018   September this year marks the 100th anniversary of the first wireless transmission between Australia and the United Kingdom.
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Iridium Flares May Be History!

29/ 06/ 2018   Decommissioning and new designs may see the demise of iridium flares
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Ham radio helping lifelong hobbyists stay mentally fit in old age

27/ 06/ 2018   Great ABC article on amateur radio helping hobbyist stay mentally fit
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Petition for Expulsion of Members of the WIA

25/ 06/ 2018   The Board of the WIA received a petition from several members to consider the expulsion of several other members of the WIA
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WIA AGM - Open Field Day

24/ 06/ 2018   Traders, AR demonstrations, EmmComm & Broadcast Vehicles and much more
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Activation of VI70MI

22/ 06/ 2018   VI70MI is a Special Callsign issued to Commemorate 70 years of ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) for Macquarie Island, which since 1947 have served Australia in the south polar regions.
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Strategy Advisory Committee Update

22/ 06/ 2018   The Strategy Advisory Committee setting the record straight.
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WIA AGM Inspirational Dinner Presentation

20/ 06/ 2018   Jeff Johnson VK4XJJ gave an inspirational dinner presentation at the recent WIA AGM Convention.
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VI50IARU3 On The Air

18/ 06/ 2018   The special commemorative callsign VI50IARU3 is on the air and making a contacts.
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Great AR Resources from Award Winner

17/ 06/ 2018   Peter Parker VK3YE produces a fantastic array of resources for amateur radio
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2018 QRP Day - June 17

15/ 06/ 2018   A day to help promote the IARU objectives for QRP operation.
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Final Comments - WIA LCD Submission

12/ 06/ 2018   Final comments are sought on the WIA Licence Condition Determination submission before it goes to the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
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Past president of JARL, JA1AN (SK)

11/ 06/ 2018   JARL has announced the Silent Key of Mr. Shozo Hara, JA1AN, past president of JARL for 41 years
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VK Shires QSO Party / Contest

08/ 06/ 2018   From 2018 the VK Shires is an official WIA Contest and will count towards the Peter Brown Contest Champion Awards.
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2018 Winter VHF-UHF Field Day (23 - 24 June)

07/ 06/ 2018   The rules for the 2018 Winter VHF-UHF Field Day have been posted.
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WIA AGM Weekend - Beyond 2020 Presentation

06/ 06/ 2018   WIA Radio and Electronics Convention - Beyond 2020 was held on 19/20 May 2018. Summary of the key note presentation.
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ACMA Consultation Open on AR Quals

05/ 06/ 2018   ACMA Consultation has opened on possible new approaches to amateur radio qualification arrangements.
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Soccer World Cup Special Event Station VK18FIFA

04/ 06/ 2018   The Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of Australia is hosting special event station VK18FIFA during the World Cup in Russia
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WIA AGM Weekend - Open Forum

03/ 06/ 2018   The WIA Radio and Electronics Convention - Beyond 2020 - Open Forum.
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