Processing time changes – Amateur Radio callsigns

Official News from AMC re the processing delays due to overwhelming callsign demand.    Want to know more ?


DX users of the WIA online awards system can now 'try before you buy'

After Registration, DX users will have full access to the awards system, EXCEPT they cannot apply for awards.   Want to know more ?


AR magazine Issue No.2 for 2020 is out there!

Like a long-delayed echo of a signal heard on the 40-metre band, Issue No.2 of Amateur Radio magazine for 2020 is – at last – on its way to members and to the newsagents.   Want to know more ?


Changes to call signs

A recent update to the ACMA "Amateur Radio Callsign Policy" on their website has highlighted the new changes to the "callsign for life" as proposed by the WIA in a submission to ACMA and recently implemented.   Want to know more ?


SSTV Event Scheduled for early August

A Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event is scheduled from the International Space Station (ISS) for early August. Date and times for the event are Aug 4 (12:25-18:10 UTC) for setup and operation and Aug 5 (08:15-18:25 UTC) for operation and close down.    Want to know more ?


Ham radio and emergency comms: Filling the USGS ‘donut hole’

On July 2nd, shortly before midnight local time in Hawaii, a dozen amateur radio operators did something nobody had ever done before—something that shows the best in amateur radio and could herald a transformation in the role hams can play in emergencies.   Want to know more ?


Remembrance Day Contest - Saturday 15th to Sunday 16th August 2020

Remembrance Day is uniquely Australian, created to remember and commemorate those who sacrificed lives, or their youth, in order that we can live in a free democracy.   Want to know more ?


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