WIA Grid Square Award Re-Launched

The WIA DX Awards Committee is pleased to announce the very popular GRID SQUARE Award is being re-launched. Improvements to the award include endorsements, standings, and a new modern certificate which recognises the world-wide nature of this award.   Want to know more ?


NASA considers this 80-year-old radio buff part of the astronaut family

ABC News has published a story regarding Tony Hutchison VK5ZAI regarding his work with ARISS and the NASA space program.    Want to know more ?


IARU Administrative Council Steps Up Efforts to Combat Radio Spectrum Pollution

The IARU have finalised its preparations for WRC-19. The Administrative council of the IARU are also looking beyond WRC-19 at the rising level of spectrum polution.   Want to know more ?


LICENCE CONDITION CHANGES ANALYSIS – Digital Modes for Foundation Licence!

The WIA was advised by ACMA on 21 September that changes have been made to the Amateur Licence Conditions (LCD) as set out in its "Omnibus Amendment Instrument 2019"; Number 1, which came into immediate effect on that date.    Want to know more ?


Changes made to amateur licence conditions

The WIA received the following official advice from the AMCA Spectrum Licensing Policy Section today, 25 September, 2019.   Want to know more ?


ACMA Reinstates USA Licence/Exam Reciprocity.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) review of USA reciprocal licensing has been completed with endorsement of the existing regulations.   Want to know more ?


ACMA release final 5 year spectrum outlook

Spectrum use continues to evolve rapidly in Australia. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is Australia’s spectrum manager and is responsible for ensuring radiofrequency spectrum is managed in a way that maximises the overall public benefit derived from its use.    Want to know more ?


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