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2005 News Releases

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Young radio amateurs wanted by government

31/ 09/ 2005   The manufacturing sector Young Industry Ambassador (YIA) program conducted this year was a success and is being repeated in 2006 with the aim of visiting 100 schools across Victoria.
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Busy time for Amateur Radio in Space

30/ 09/ 2005   Commander William McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev, the 12th International Space Station crew, are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome
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IARU Eyes Global Coordination of Amateur Radio's BPL/EMC Response

26/ 09/ 2005   The IARU Administrative Council will explore ways to improve the coordination of Amateur Radio's representation on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) issues
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ACMA approves use of the AX prefix for the Melbourne commonwealth games

26/ 09/ 2005   The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) have approved a WIA request for the use of the AX prefix to celebrate the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
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The last of the WIA assessor training completed

25/ 09/ 2005   19 people attended the WIA assessor training program held in Sydney on the 24th and 25th of September
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ITU Emergency Telecommunications Handbook

24/ 09/ 2005   The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has released the 2005 Emergency Telecommunications Handbook.
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Second Ofcom Report on Crieff BPL Test

22/ 09/ 2005    The second Ofcom Report on Crieff BPL Test – Confirms very high BPL interference and poor frequency notching.
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ABC TV Tasmanian Stateline program to run BPL segment

21/ 09/ 2005   Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) TV Tasmania, has recorded a segment on BPL from the radio spectrum users viewpoint.
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All 17 South Australian Radio Clubs affiliated with the WIA

20/ 09/ 2005   The week, commencing September 19 saw all 19 South Australian Radio clubs affiliated with the WIA.
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IARU Administrative Council Plans for WRC-07 and Beyond

19/ 09/ 2005   The Administrative Council of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual meeting on 17-18 September 2005 in Zurich, Switzerland.
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A progress report on the implementation of outcomes of the review of the amateur serv

19/ 09/ 2005   As of Monday morning, September 19 the situation with ACMA is this.....
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18 people attend the WIA assessor training in Melbourne

18/ 09/ 2005   18 people attended the WIA assessor training program held in South Melbourne over this last weekend the 17th and 18th of September.
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Max VK6FN receives a well-deserved award

18/ 09/ 2005   Geoff Dickson VK6HOG has reported that the WA Sunday Times ran a front page article describing the efforts of Max Faulkner VK6FN
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100 years old and still surfing - BigPond's oldest customer celebrated

16/ 09/ 2005   When Lismore’s Alf Webb OAM was born, Australia still had only its second Prime Minister, the first Model T Ford had yet to roll off the production line and Alexander Graham Bell’s first telephone was barely 30 years old.
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40M band plan review update

14/ 09/ 2005   The WIA review of the current 40m band plan is proceeding on schedule.
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17 people attend the WIA assessor training on the Gold Coast

12/ 09/ 2005   There were 17 attendees at the Assessor training program conducted on Gold Coast on the weekend of September 10th and 11th.
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Amateur Radio Volunteers, Industry Responding to Help in Gulf Coast

07/ 09/ 2005   More than 800 Amateur Radio operators from all over the US have signed up to aid the Hurricane Katrina relief and recovery effort now under way along the US Gulf Coast.
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WIA assessor training continues

07/ 09/ 2005    This weekend, September 10 and 11 the Gold Coast Amateur Radio Club will host the next WIA assessor training session.
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The 2005 VHF/UHF Field Day

07/ 09/ 2005   This years VHF/UHF field day will be held of the weekend of November 12 and 13.
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Club Affiliation

07/ 09/ 2005   Club affiliation is a "no cost" mutual bond of co-operation between Amateur Radio clubs and the Wireless Institute of Australia.
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W.I.A. 9 & 11 Band DXCC Awards

05/ 09/ 2005   The W.I.A. officially releases its new special issue 9 & 11 Band DXCC Awards complete and invites submissions for these Certificates.
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Amateur Radio Bookshop

05/ 09/ 2005   A number of people have been asking about the National Bookshop and we thought it was about time we released an update.
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RSGB and RCF Take Over Examination Responsibility

03/ 09/ 2005   For the first time since the RSGB asked the City and Guilds in 1946 to run a formal Radio Amateurs examination, the responsibility for running licensing examinations in the UK has passed to radio amateurs.
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