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2020 News Releases



WIA DX Awards Program - New Triple Play Awards

23/ 06/ 2020   The WIA Awards Committee is pleased to announce the availability of Triple Play DXCC Awards. A "Triple Play" is when you work a DXCC entity on all 3 modes - Phone and CW and Digital.
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AR Magazine

21/ 06/ 2020   The Secretary of the WIA sent an email to members apoligising for the delays in publication of AR magazine.
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WIA Submission on use of 60 Metre band

20/ 06/ 2020   The WIA as the The National Association for Amateur Radio in Australia have made a formal submission to the ACMA on the use of the frequencies 5351.5-5366.5 MHz
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Australia cyber attacks: PM Morrison warns of 'sophisticated' state hack

19/ 06/ 2020   Australia's government and institutions are being targeted by ongoing sophisticated state-based cyber hacks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.
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Face to Face AMC Amateur Radio Examinations to resume shortly.

17/ 06/ 2020   This is excellent news received earlier this week from the AMC office that Assessors will be moving back to restricted face to face exams subject to some strict guidelines.
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ACMA Announces Amateur Radio E-Bulletin

10/ 06/ 2020   Are you an amateur radio user? Sign up for our new amateur radio e-bulletin to get updates on a range of amateur radio issues.
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June 2020 Festival of Frequency Measurement:

09/ 06/ 2020   HamSCI ( is looking for amateur radio operators to help collect propagation data during the June 21 eclipse.
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Tony Hutchison VK5ZAI AM recipient

08/ 06/ 2020   Tony Hutchison VK5ZAI recognised and awarded as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to amateur radio, particularly to satellite and space communication.
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Rising RF Noise Levels - IARU submits paper to CISPR

05/ 06/ 2020   The IARU have submitted a paper to the International Special Committee on Radio Interference (CISPR) on the problem of increasing RF noise from digital devices.
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New Special Event Callsigns VI110WIA and VK20HOME Now On Air.

04/ 06/ 2020   Two new WIA Special Event Callsigns VI110WIA and VK20HOME have recently been granted by the ACMA for use on the amateur bands.
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