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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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WIA Conference Weekend Update

15/ 05/ 2019   It's not far away now - the WIA Conference weekend. We present the key-note speakers for the weekend. Don't forget the IC-7300 that is up for grabs and the great deal on the ICOM ID-51Aplus2 handhelds.
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World Wide South America CW Contest

15/ 05/ 2019   The GACW (Argentinian Group of Radiotelegraphy - Grupo Argentino de CW) has the pleasure to invite you to a new edition of WWSA Contest (World Wide South America Contest).
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Epic VK Microwave Tour and ICOM Sponsorship

10/ 05/ 2019   Join David Minchin, VK5KK as he takes us on an epic VK Microwave Tour at the WIA Conference weekend in two weeks time. ICOM and RF Solutions are the event sponsors and this will see a IC-7300 up for grabs and some great deals on ID-51Aplus2 handhelds.
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Conference Presenters Abound

09/ 05/ 2019   Introducing John Buckley VK2LWB, Peter Twartz and Jamie Campbell VK2YCJ who are presenters at the WIA Anuual Conference weekend starting on Friday 24th May 2019. Don't forget the ICOM IC-7300 that is up for grabs!
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More 2019 WIA Annual Conference Presenters and an IC-7300 up for grabs!

04/ 05/ 2019   There are only 3 weeks before another exciting WIA Conference. We present a few more of the excellent presenters who will be presenting on the Saturday afternoon. Dr Tony Monger VK2KZ and Dr Liz Billiau, VK2SXE.
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Yet More 122 GHz Records

29/ 04/ 2019   The 122GHz amateur band is getting a hammering recently with records being set and falling around VK states and nationally.
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2019 WIA Annual Conference Sydney Presenters

28/ 04/ 2019   The WIA AGM and Conference is only 4 weeks away and, as is customary, we would like to start to introduce some of the learned presenters.
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EHF Records Keep Coming!

25/ 04/ 2019   From the WIA Records Manager John VK3KM - new 122GHz records from Andrew Anderson VK3CV and Noel Higgins VK3NH.
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Australian Military Radio Operators weekend

19/ 04/ 2019   2019 is the second year of Australian Military Radio Operators weekend. It occurs on the weekend after Anzac Day. This year the Australian Military Radio Operators weekend is in honour of WINNIE-THE-WAR-WINNER-Wireless of WW2.
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AX prefix for ANZAC Day

19/ 04/ 2019   The ACMA automatically allows all radio amateurs to substitute their normal VK callsign prefix with the letters AX, on ANZAC Day, April 25.
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Australian CubeSat to use 76 GHz

12/ 04/ 2019   The IARU Satellite Coordination Panel has announced the amateur radio frequencies for the Australian 76 GHz CubeSat CUAVA-1 that is expected to launch in July 2019.
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2019 WIA Annual Conference Sydney Reminder

12/ 04/ 2019   It is that time of the year again and the WIA 2019 AGM is just around the corner.
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The ACMA announces 2019–20 Compliance Priorities

09/ 04/ 2019   The ACMA has announced its Compliance Priorities for 2019–20. This Authority-wide strategic approach to setting annual Compliance Priorities helps to streamline their work and provides greater transparency and clarity for industry. Of particular interest to amateurs is the focus on solar inverter interference on 5.6GHz and 400MHz bands
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ACMA Amateur Licence Fee Increases

07/ 04/ 2019   The ACMA has just released their latest Apparatus licence fee schedule and amateur licence fees have increased.
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Russian SSTV Transmission Event Planned

07/ 04/ 2019   ARISS Russia is planning Slow Scan Television (SSTV) image transmissions from the International Space Station.
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ACMA seeks views on its latest five-year work plan

05/ 04/ 2019   The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released a consultation draft of its Five-year Spectrum Outlook for 2019–23, which sets out the work that it plans to do in spectrum management over the next few years.
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WIA ELECTION RESULTS

05/ 04/ 2019   The WIA Returning Officer, Mr John Marshall has advised detail of the election for the WIA Board.
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New Microwave & Optical Records Set

03/ 04/ 2019   John Martin VK3KM - WIA Records Keeper lets us know that there have been many new microwave records and a new optical record set in VK.
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70 ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPANISH RADIO AMATEUR LEAGUE

02/ 04/ 2019   This year 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the "Unión de Radioaficionados Españoles", in order to commemorate this important event, the URE, the Spanish IARU member society, announces the following Special Prize to all licensed radio amateurs and SWL from all over the world.
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WIA Intellectual Property

22/ 03/ 2019   The WIA believes it is important to protect the intellectual property that has been built up over the nearly ten years of the previous Deed with the ACMA.
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WIA Bookshop is now truly online!

22/ 03/ 2019   The business model of the WIA bookshop has changed. The bookshop is now a "curated list" of recommended books available from up to four large online bookshops. Please support the WIA by buying books through their referral links. Do you have a suggestion for amateur radio books that should be on the list - read on.....
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New 47GHz and 122GHz Records Set

18/ 03/ 2019   In VK5 a new 47GHz record was set along with a new 122 GHz record in VK2.
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Revised IARU Region 3 Band Plan Released

17/ 03/ 2019   The IARU Region 3 Band Plans have been reviewed at the triennial IARU Region 3 Conferences.
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John Moyle Memorial Field Day 2019

15/ 03/ 2019   The John Moyle Memorial Field Day will held over the weekend of the 16th-17th March 2019 and run from UTC 0100 on the Saturday to 0059 on the Sunday.
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