Contest call signs

The new 2x1 contest callsigns are now reality and already had their first run in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest.  The Regulator’s outsourcing partner, the Australian Maritime College commenced the release of these sought after callsigns on 13 October 2021.    Of particular note are two new prefixes, VJ and VL which will add to multipliers and no doubt [...]

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RASA election results 2021

A call for nominations was made to members via email on the 12th August 2021 with a request for nominations for (RASA) committee positions 2021-2022 to be received by the [...]

VKCC 2021 Christmas Luncheon VK4

It's on again and we are heading to the Norman Hotel for a few steaks. Please RSVP at Eventbrite to help organising.   The VK Contest Club VK4 chapter are hosting an [...]

ROSS HULL MEMORIAL CONTEST (MARATHON)

The Ross Hull Contest is open to all amateurs worldwide and is a VHF and UP contest, with a distance-based scoring methodology. Ross Hull was an Australian amateur who [...]

Reminder – ACMA Survey on 2×1 Callsigns

The ACMA Amateur Radio Update recently announced a Survey on 2x1 call sign allocation The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) are aware of interest in the [...]

Amateur Radio Foundation Licence Training Program

A NOTE FROM FRED VK3DAC / VK4FE Amateur Radio Foundation Licence Training Program Good afternoon, I am [...]

New Appointments take WIA Board Members to 4 VKCC Members

WIA Board announces new President. Date : 14 / 07 / 2021 Author : Lee Moyle - VK3GK The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) board of directors convened their first [...]

Remembrance Day Contest 2021

Remembrance Day Contest Next contest 14th & 15th August 2021 Contest Manager Alan Shannon VK4SN vk4sn@wia.org.au Rule changes in [...]

WIA adds new Support for the Contest Champion Peter Brown VK4PJ Trophy

HUGE BACKGROUND CHANGES FOR THE WIA CONTEST CHAMPION TROPHY The WIA Contest Committee, has added new features to the Contest Champion Peter Brown VK4PJ Trophy score page [...]

AREG Lockdown Contest

AREG Lockdown Contest As most of us will be locked down for at least the next seven days we have thought up a little contest to have some fun. The idea of the [...]

VK4HH and VK7GH Clean up the VK Shires

Pretty obvious from the results of the VK Shires that the ladies have cleaned up... Catherine Hammond and Diane Main We asked the ladies how they did so [...]