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Changes to amateur radio call

Some news released by the ACMA with regards to call sign allocations. Highly recommended everybody has a read. https://www.acma.gov.au/changes-amateur-radio-call-sign-policy Please follow and like us:

Amateur radio Subscribe to our newsletters

Are you an amateur radio user? Sign up for our new amateur radio e-bulletin to get updates on a range of amateur radio issues.ACMA supports amateur radio users by providing access to frequency bands. We do this while balancing other demands for spectrum.Consulting with the amateur radio community is also an important part of our…
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Amateur radio Regulatory roles and responsibilities

Our new amateur radio fact sheet helps users understand the different roles and responsibilities within the sector.Our fact sheet provides top tips, information on making an enquiry, and explains the roles of ACMA, the Australian Maritime College and International Telecommunication Union.You can read the fact sheet here: https://www.acma.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-05/Fact-sheet-Amateur-radio-Regulatory-roles-and-responsibilities.pdf Please follow and like us:

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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Proposed Changes to Radio Amateur access 3.4 Ghz band Consultation

Date : 08 / 02 / 2020 Author : ACMA Spectrum Licensing Policy Division The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is consulting on proposed changes to amateur access to the 3400-3575 MHz band to help facilitate the ACMA’s preferred planning option for the band. The ACMA previously consulted on these planning options in April…
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Amateur radio skills prove useful during bushfire emergencies

Author : ABC News Service ABC News have reported that … (quote)… “Old fashioned’ amateur radio skills are proving useful during emergency incidents when traditional telecommunication channels break down.” Read the full story on the ABC News Website via this Link Please follow and like us:

Australian Amateurs can use AX prefix on Australia Day

Date : 24 / 01 / 2020 Author : Robert Broomhead – VK3DN 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. Our national day this year falls on Sunday 26th of January. This gives radio amateurs the…
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AMC Callsign Lookup Facility Now Live

Date : 06 / 01 / 2020 Author : WIA Today, Monday Jan 6th 2020 the Australian Maritime College (AMC) released news that they have “gone live” to the public with their new Amateur Radio Callsign Lookup facility. The service is available by clicking the following Link This is a very welcomed addition to the…
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WIA announces Future of Amateur Radio program

WIA Board Director Aidan VK4APM brings news of Australia’s Future of Amateur Radio program Howdy, This is Aidan, VK4APM with this week’s board comment. It is is with a heavy heart that we announce the resignation of Dr Harry Edgar VK6YBZ from the Board of the Wireless Institute of Australia and as Editor and Chief…
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ACMA Update Amendment to EME instruments

On 15 November 2019, the ACMA made the Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Radiation – Human Exposure) Amendment Standard 2019 (No. 1) (Exposure Standard Amendment) and the Radiocommunications Licence Conditions (Apparatus Licence) Amendment Determination 2019 (No. 1) (LCD Amendment) under the Radiocommunications Act 1992.  The Exposure Standard Amendment updates the Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Radiation – Human Exposure) Standard 2014…
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