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WIA Complimentary Reward Membership

Date : 13 / 01 / 2019Author : WIA Board As reported on the WIA National News broadcast the WIA Board has voted to provide a level of complimentary WIA reward membership to all operators who receive new qualifications. During discussion on this matter the issue of “fairness” to those who have recently completed qualifications…
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Hello everyone! Happy Monday to you all. With everybody spending more time at home and on their computers,What better way to make use of that 95% idle processing power when browsing Facebook! Why not contribute your PC to the combined efforts of Folding@home to search for a cure for Covid-19. We’ve set up a team…
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World Amateur Radio Day

Happy World Amateur Radio Day – Get on Air! It was on this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. World Amateur Radio Day is the day when the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Member Societies can show our capabilities to the public and enjoy global friendship with other…
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Attention all members, as I am sure you are all well aware the COVID-19 or the Corona virus as commonly called is currently running rampant throughout society causing major disruptions economically and socially, for how long this goes on for and how bad it may get is any one’s guess, I honestly have no idea.…
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Happy Birthday

Happy 110th! Recognition of this milestone will be on this coming Sunday at ARNSW Dural Trash and Treasure / ARNSW Experimenters Group, Please follow and like us:


ARISS VK confirms all good to go for Drew KI5AAA on the ISS to make first contact with the Australian Air League – South Australia Wing, Parafield, South Australia, Australia. Friday 13th March 2020, 08:56:53 UTC , AOS (Acquisition of Signal) @ 7:56:53pm AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Time). The Educational radio contact is planned with…
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John Moyle Memorial Field Day 2020

This is Denis Johnstone VK4AE contest manager for Australia’s John Moyle Memorial Field Day 2020 with a reminder that the contest will be held from 0100 UTC on Saturday 21st March to UTC 0059 Sunday 22nd March 2020. This week I will discuss the suggestions heard from some club stations that they should operate as…
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For a limited time we’ve flicked on D-star capability!

Hi internets! So! We’ve decided to make a sliiigght adjustment to our MMDVM based repeater. Not only can you receive and transmit via DMR on the brandmeister network But! For a limited time we’ve flicked on D-star capability! This does mean the static dmr talk groups are no longer hanging around for the time being.…
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Amateur Radio Operating Procedures

Australia’s communications regulator ACMA has made available an Amateur Radio Operating Procedures page This page provides easy to understand guidance on different aspects of amateur operating, it covers: • Emission modes and emissions • Spurious emission limits for amateur stations • Restrictions on connection to a public telecommunications network • Call and reply • Emergency…
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Power Failure

She’s dead Jim.Power Failure at our local repeater site with an unknown ETA. Luckily we have battery backup! Internet services to the site will still remain on for the next hour or 3 until the Nbn site battery reserves have been depleted. As for our site… We’ll be good for a long while. So crack…
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