Future of 3575-3700 GHz - ACMA Consultation

The ACMA has announced consultation on next steps for the future use of the 3575–3700 MHz band (the 3.6 GHz band) in Australia.   Want to know more ?


Amelia Earhart flight path commemoration almost half way

The around the world solo flight by pilot Brian Lloyd WB6RQN, who is tracing most of the path taken by the Amelia Earhart flight, is now due over the Timor Sea headed for Australia.   Want to know more ?


ARISS to commemorate its 20th anniversary

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is to encapsulate its accomplishments over two decades by transmitting a set of 12 SSTV images from space.   Want to know more ?


WIA trial exams a big hit

In May the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) began its trial of theory and regulation assessments on-line that have proved to be very popular with about 230 people accessing them.    Want to know more ?


Future licence conditions – Phase 3 consultation

The last phase of formal consultation on future licence conditions – on outstanding issues – is now open for responses from the amateur community.   Want to know more ?


Radiocommunications Bill consultation sessions

The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) had representatives at recent consultation sessions in Sydney and Melbourne, held by the Department of Communications and the Arts to further explain to stakeholders important aspects of the new Radiocommunications Bill.   Want to know more ?


WIA Contest Champion Results 2016

Avid contester Alan Shannon VK4SN (pictured) had the best combined effort in three out of seven Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) sponsored contests for 2016, and was declared the WIA Contest Champion.    Want to know more ?


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