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HAMADS - WIA Online Classifieds

27/ 11/ 2021   Since the first issue of Amateur Radio (AR) magazine, released by the WIA on 1st October 1933, Hamads has had a prominent presence as a premium buy/sell platform. Now 88 years later, Hamads is now online to complement the currenr AR magazine content. After a number of enquiries and requests from Members, the WIA has created a Members classified website; Hamads
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The CWops Award for Advancing the Art of CW

17/ 11/ 2021   CWops is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for this prestigious award for the year 2022.
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Amateur Radio Magazine- Antennas and Propagation Edition

11/ 11/ 2021   The latest edition of the WIA journal - Issue 6, the last for 2021 - will be in members' hands from this coming week. The theme for this issue is ANTENNAS & PROPAGATION.
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Upcoming Interview With Dick Smith VK2DIK

08/ 11/ 2021   Long time WIA supporter Hayden VK7HH is excited to announce that Dick Smith VK2DIK will be appearing live on his youtube channel "Ham Radio DX" on November 19th 2021 at 8pm (AEST) (0900 Zulu)
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Radio Club Argentino celebrate Centennial.

20/ 10/ 2021   Radio Club Argentino celebrate 100 year Centennial.
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New CQWW Contest Youth Category

14/ 10/ 2021   The annual CQ World-Wide Phone (Oct 30-31) and CW contests (Nov 27-28) are great opportunities for young operators to get on the air and contact DX stations from all over the world. This year is special for young operators because of the new Youth category for anyone 25 years old or younger.
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Contest 2x1 Callsign - Wrap Up.

14/ 10/ 2021   Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 10am will be remembered by many VK contesters as “Frenzy Day”. The instant demand at exactly 10am for 2x1 contesting callsigns definitely stress tested the AMC website in more ways than one.
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WIA Announces New Club Coordinator

12/ 10/ 2021   The WIA Board welcomes Angelo Giuffre VK2NWT to the WIA Club Coordinator role and to thank Ted Thrift VK2ARA for his dedicated service to the WIA
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ACMA announce 2x1 Contest callsign release date.

08/ 10/ 2021   ACMA have announced the 2x1 Contest Callsign release date as 10am 13th October, 2021.
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ACMA Release FYSO 2021-26

29/ 09/ 2021   The five-year spectrum outlook is the ACMA’s primary spectrum management document. It is released each year to provide a broad overview of trends that affect spectrum management and the factors used to inform the ACMA's spectrum planning and allocation priorities.
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INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR RADIOUNION REGION 3 EIGHTEENTH REGIONAL CONFERENCE

24/ 09/ 2021   The triennial conference of Region 3 was held from 20th to 22ndSeptember 2021 in a virtual form using a Zoom platform with 18 Region 3 IARU member society's attending
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WIA APPOINTS VK4TS ROSS HULL CONTEST MANAGER

16/ 09/ 2021   VK4TS Trent is now the manager of the Ross Hull Marathon, running all the month of January. The Ross Hull Contest (Marathon) is a distance-based contest for VHF UHF and Microwave bands. Anyone can enter anywhere. Anywhere in the World – it has always been a worldwide event.
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Your Magazine Your View

04/ 09/ 2021   The new Publications Committee is delighted to bring each edition of Amateur Radio magazine to life.
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WIA DX Awards Program Exciting New Feature - Groups

03/ 09/ 2021   The WIA has added an exciting new feature to its DX Awards Program - Groups.
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ACMA Survey on 2x1 Callsigns

18/ 08/ 2021   The ACMA recently announced a survey on 2x1 contest callsigns
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Earthquake in Haiti.

16/ 08/ 2021   The ARRL Region 2 has requested that radio amateurs in the Americas keep certain frequencies clear to support emergency communications in Haiti following an earthquake.
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Remembrance Day Contest Opening Address

14/ 08/ 2021   The Amateur Radio "Remembrance Day Contest" for 2021 has an opening address, the transmission of the opening address should be started at 02:39:59 UTC to end immediately before the 0300UTC start of the Contest.
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Family of Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AM (SK), receives “Michael J. Owen, VK3KI Memorial Award”

19/ 07/ 2021   Last July 17, 2021, in Miami, Florida, relatives of IARU-R2 former president Reinaldo Leandro received the “Michael J. Owen, VK3KI Memorial Award” from Ramón Santoyo, XE1KK, IARU-R2 current president. The award is granted by the IARU Administrative Committee as the highest distinction granted at the world level to acknowledge decades of service to IARU and to amateur radio.
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Apology and Retraction – AR Magazine Issue 4 2021

18/ 07/ 2021   The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) Board of Directors has become aware of wording and language that may be construed as racially offensive and/or sexist that has appeared in the most recent edition of Amateur Radio Magazine (AR Magazine) Issue 4.
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WIA Board announces new President.

14/ 07/ 2021   The WIA Board of Directors are proud to announce the appointments of Scott Williams VK3KJ as new WIA President
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Ham radio helping lifelong hobbyists stay mentally fit in old age

03/ 07/ 2021   It comes with all the benefits of social media but without "any of the downsides" — and one of Australia's oldest ham radio enthusiasts says it is also the perfect hobby for retirees looking to stay mentally sharp.
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Preparations for World radio Conference 2023

01/ 07/ 2021   WRC-23 Preparations
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New IARU Secretary

01/ 07/ 2021   The IARU has announced the appointment of a new IARU secretary
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IARU Welcomes Two New Member-Societies

01/ 07/ 2021   The IARU welcomes two new members, The Amateur Radio Union of the Kyrgyz Republic (ARUKR) and The Bahrain Amateur Radio Society (BARS)
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ACMA defers changes to the Overseas Amateurs Visiting Australia Class Licence

30/ 06/ 2021   In April 2021, the ACMA conducted a public consultation on “Proposed changes to class licences: “Updating references to standards to include references to equipment rules, and harmonising electromagnetic energy requirements”, which included changes to the Overseas Amateurs Visiting Australia Class Licence.
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