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2008 News Releases

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Two-letter callsigns

29/ 03/ 2008   Many amateurs are very aware of the fact that since 19 October 2005 any two-letter callsign becoming available has been quarantined by the ACMA and has not been issued or re-issued.
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ACMA now issuing HAREC endorsed Advanced Certificates of Proficiency

25/ 03/ 2008   The WIA has been advised that ACMA has commenced the issue of a new Amateur Operator's Certificate of Proficiency (Advance) [AOCP(A)].
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WIA Awards Program

22/ 03/ 2008   The WIA Awards Program is seen as one of the world’s best, thanks to retiring Awards Manager Malcolm Johnson VK6LC.
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Board Reviews Club Grant Scheme

18/ 03/ 2008   At their recent meeting in Melbourne, the Directors considered the WIA Club Grant Scheme and made some changes for the Scheme in 2008.
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Ken Matchett VK3TL - Silent Key

12/ 03/ 2008   It is with great sadness we advise that Ken Matchett VK3TL passed away aged 86 years on the 10th March.
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Coming Soon

11/ 03/ 2008   The Second Edition "Foundation Licence Manual- Your Entry into Amateur Radio"
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Brisbane D-Star Club announced

09/ 03/ 2008   At their recent meeting in Melbourne the WIA Directors decided to identify the Brisbane D-Star club.
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Tony Hutchison VK5ZAI Receives Johnson Space Centre Group Achievement Award.

05/ 03/ 2008   Australian amateurs can be proud of Tony Hutchison VK5ZAI who has just received the Group Achievement Award from the Johnson Space Centre and signed by JSC Director Michael Coats.
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WIA Board Meets

04/ 03/ 2008   The WIA Board met in Melbourne on Saturday 1 March and Sunday 2 March 2008.
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