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2008 News Releases



D-Star to be used for Hurricane watch.

23/ 07/ 2008   Southern Texas and Northern Mexico are currently threatened by hurricane Dolly. As usual some Australian volunteers are assisting and supporting US amateurs by keeping a listening watch.
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Twin Cities Radio & Electronics Club AGM

16/ 07/ 2008   Geoff Atkinson VK3AFA WIA Secretary, representing the WIA President and Board presented the 2007 Club Grants cheque to the TCREC Club and the Al Shawsmith Award to Graeme Scott VK2KE.
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WIA To Attend The Northern Corridor Hamfest

15/ 07/ 2008   The WIA will be in attendance at the Northern Corridor Radio Group Hamfest with a table manned by WIA Director Eddie Saunders VK6ZSE
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2 Letter Call Ballot – Final Dates Announced

15/ 07/ 2008   On 15 July 2008 the WIA and ACMA signed a contract that will now allow the ballot to proceed.
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WIA Attends The Gippsland Gate Hamfest

15/ 07/ 2008   On Saturday the 19th of July an anticipated 200+ amateurs will visit the annual hamfest of the Gippsland Gate Amateur Radio Club.
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As it Happened: Space Hackers

15/ 07/ 2008   The story of brother Achille and Giovanni Judica-Cordiglia, two amateur radio enthusiasts who, during the early '60s, hacked into the radio transmissions of the US and Russian space programs
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Amateur Radio Magazine 1933 - 1939 Now Available On CD

10/ 07/ 2008   An introduction to the WIA Amateur Radio Magazine scanning project including a free sample copy of AR October 1933 for you to download.
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Club Grant Scheme - Time Is Running Out

10/ 07/ 2008   Time is running out for Clubs to submit applications for the 2008 WIA Club Grant scheme awards. Applications close 28 July 2008.
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VK2MB at Barrenjoey Lighthouse

08/ 07/ 2008   The International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend is coming up, in the middle of next month.
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Dstar User Survey

06/ 07/ 2008   To assist with network planning of the WIA D-STAR Repeater Network an online survey is now available.
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