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Ballarat Amateur Radio Group Inc. (BARG) - Hamvention

11/ 07/ 2019   This years Ballarat Amateur Radio Group Inc. (BARG) Hamvention is being held on Sunday 27 October 2019 At the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club’s Function Room, Rubicon St. Redan, Ballarat.
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2019 IARU World HF Championship Contest

09/ 07/ 2019   The 2019 International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) High Frequency (HF) World Championship Contest takes place the second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1200 UTC Sunday (13-14 July 2019).
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A Sunspot from the Next Solar Cycle

08/ 07/ 2019   Solar Cycle 25 is coming to life. For the second time this month, a sunspot from the next solar cycle has emerged in the sun’s southern hemisphere.
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Another New National Record for 122 GHz

08/ 07/ 2019   John Martin VK3KM - WIA Records Keeper lets us know that Andrew Anderson VK3CV and Noel Higgins VK3NH have set another new national and VK3 record for the 122 GHz band.
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IARU Region 3 Award – Rules

08/ 07/ 2019   The Region 3 Directors modified IARU Region 3 award rules, award application form and award designs based on the recommendation by the IARU Region 3 Award Coordinator Gjellani.J.Sutama, YB1GJS. Those are attached to this mail. Award rules and Log sheet are also available in the Standard Document section of the IARU Region 3 website. I hope this is of help to members activities. 73 de Shizuo Endo JE1MUI Secretary, IARU Region 3 secretary@iaru-r3.org
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2 METER EUROPEAN PROPAGATION EXPERIMENT ON JULY 20, 2019

08/ 07/ 2019   Flevoland calls on all radio amateurs to make radio connections on the 2 meter band on 20 July. Read on how you can make a positive contribution to this 2 meter propagation experiment. Date: July 20, 2019 Time: 17:00 UTC to 19:00 UTC (19:00 to 21:00 hours local time) Where: 2 meter band with respect to the IARU band plan Mode: All, again with respect to the IARU band plan
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ACMA proposed changes to licence conditions

28/ 06/ 2019   The ACMA are proposing changes to the Licence Conditions for radio amateurs including   withdrawal of the 3.6Ghz band   digital modes for foundation licensees
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Editor of AR Magazine to be replaced

27/ 06/ 2019   It is with regret that, following a lengthy deliberation, the board has voted to remove Peter Freeman (VK3PF) as the editor of AR Magazine effective immediately.
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All systems go for ACRUX-1 Launch !

25/ 06/ 2019   ACRUX-1, the Melbourne Space Program’s inaugural cube satellite, is ready to go into orbit. The launch window opening this Thursday on the 27th June, 16:30 NZT (04:30 UTC).
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2019 ARDF Championships Cancelled

20/ 06/ 2019   Cancellation of 2019 IARU Reg.3 ARDF Championships in China
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Live Streaming Link to watch Thursday's Peninsula Grammar ISS contact.

11/ 06/ 2019   On Thursday 13th June students from Peninsula Grammar will be making contact with Astronaut Nick Hague onboard the ISS. Watch the contact live.
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New 76 & 122GHz records set

11/ 06/ 2019   Roland VK4FB and Stefan VK4CSD have extended their national 122 GHz record, and set a new VK4 record for 76 GHz.
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Posthumous Member of the Order of Australia (OAM) for Joe Gelston VK7JG (SK)

10/ 06/ 2019   Posthumous OAM for Joe Gelston VK7JG (SK) awarded in 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to amateur radio.
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VHF/UHF Winter Field Day 2019

05/ 06/ 2019   There is only two weekends until the Winter 2019 - VHF/UHF Field Day. That means portable and home operation on bands above 30MHz. The founding principle of the Field Days is to spend time outdoors and have fun, so the Single-band and Four-bands Subsections meets that philosophy and provides a taste of microwave contesting for newbies.
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WIA Conference Weekend - Sunday Activities

04/ 06/ 2019   About 30 people boarded the express bus from the Park Royal Motel to the ARNSW facility at Dural for a Sunday of activities to finish off the 2019 WIA Annual Conference weekend.
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122GHz VK4 & National Records Set

03/ 06/ 2019   Following in the wake of the Epic VK Microwave Tour that we heard about at the WIA Conference Weekend we announce new VK4 and National 122GHz Records.
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WIA Conference Weekend - Conference Dinner

02/ 06/ 2019   Following all the activities on Saturday there was a wonderful Conference dinner held at the Park Royal Motel Function Room.
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WIA Conference Weekend - Presentations

01/ 06/ 2019   Following the WIA Open Forum lunch was served and then there were two streams of presentations provided for attendees. The first stream centred on policy and regulations and the second stream focused on interesting activities in the hobby of Amateur Radio.
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WIA Conference Weekend - Open Forum

31/ 05/ 2019   Following the WIA Annual General Meeting there was an Open Forum held for WIA members. This forum was in the form of a suggestions, comments in a question and answer format.
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WIA Conference Weekend - Annual General Meeting

30/ 05/ 2019   On Saturday 25 May 2019 the WIA held its Annual General Meeting at the Park Royal Motel in Darling Harbour, Sydney.
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WIA Conference Weekend - WARS Centenary

29/ 05/ 2019   The second event in the WIA Conference Weekend was the centenary celebration of the Waverley Amateur Radio Society (WARS).
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WIA Conference Weekend - Club Execs Gathering

28/ 05/ 2019   Over the next few days the will be a number of information releases that outlines the activities that took place over the WIA Conference Weekend. There is also videos of the AGM and Open Forum that will placed on the WIA YouTube Channel in the near future.
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WIA responds to ACMA’s five-year work plan

22/ 05/ 2019   The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) has submitted a detailed response to the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) consultation draft of its work plan over the next few years to 2023.
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What does space smell like? - ISS chats to schools

21/ 05/ 2019   Canberra ABC radio attended last night’s ARISS school contact with Curtain Primary School rebroadcasting last nights proceedings across its regional networks.
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WIA Conference Weekend Starts in Just Four Days!

19/ 05/ 2019   The WIA conference gets underway in just four days time. We share some information about the last three presenters and remind you about the fantastic ICOM deals and prizes during the weekend.
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