Belgium remembers Australian soldiers

The contributions made by the ANZAC’s during World War I in Belgium 100 years ago is being commemorated by a special remembrance of the battle of Polygon Wood.   Want to know more ?


IARU Region 1 looks to the future

The five-day IARU Region 1 General Conference which closed last Thursday had discussions on the realities needed to protect our spectrum, as well as addressing the declining numbers of active radio amateurs.   Want to know more ?


Earthquake and hurricane emergencies

The 7.1 earthquake in Mexico that downed many buildings and killed more than 250, plus Hurricane Maria that swept through a number of Caribbean nations, have kept emergency communications frequencies busy with coordination and traffic.   Want to know more ?


WIA submission to the ACMA Interference Management Review

The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is concerned that the risk of interference to amateur communications may be considered low by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), when compared to other radiocommunications or telecommunications services.   Want to know more ?


WIA journal to go bi-monthly and exam fees reviewed

The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) board has been considering for many months changes to its highest expenditure, the publication and distribution of Amateur Radio magazine.   Want to know more ?


IARU Addresses New Radio Spectrum Pollution Threat

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Administrative Council (AC) held its annual in-person meeting on 15 and 16 September in Landshut, Germany, just before the IARU Region 1 Conference.    Want to know more ?


Aussie school contacts the ISS

The Beenleigh State High School about 30km south of Brisbane had a late night chat with Italian astronaut and engineer, Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA.   Want to know more ?


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