Australian Amateurs can use AX prefix on Australia Day

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) automatically allows all radio amateurs to substitute their normal VK callsign prefix with the letters AX, every Australia Day.    Want to know more ?


Kaye Wright VK3FKDW (SK)

The Funeral Service to Remember the life of Kaye Wright VK3FKDW (SK) will be held at Nelson Brothers Funeral Services, 51 Devonshire Road Sunshine, on Wednesday 29th January, commencing at 2.00pm.    Want to know more ?


ACMA Licence Deferrals in Bushfire Impacted Areas

The ACMA has published a page on deferral arrangements for payment of radiocommunications licence fees, for licensees located in bushfire affected areas.   Want to know more ?


Now Active Emcomm

Due to the Taal Volcano eruption in the Philippines yesterday, please keep clear on 7.095 MHz as used by the Philippines Amateur Radio Association (PARA) for emcomm.   Want to know more ?


WIA DXCC Single Band Awards Now Available

The WIA Awards Committee is pleased to announce the expansion of our WIA DXCC Awards program to include Single Band DXCC Awards across all 9 bands, 160 to 10m.    Want to know more ?


WIA 2020 Annual Conference Presentations

The WIA Annual Conference will be held in Hobart Tasmania over the 8th to 10th May 2020. The conference theme is Antarctic Gateway and we have a range of presentations organised for the Saturday afternoon.   Want to know more ?


Australian Bushfires Causing Major Telecommunication Outages, Hams on Duty

Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) President Greg Kelly, VK2GPK, says the bushfires in Australia have caused significant disruption of telecommunication services in the states of Victoria and New South Wales. Radio amateurs are supporting relief operations and communication.   Want to know more ?


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