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This page has news mainly about ham radio administration and representation, especially from ACMA, WIA, AMC and RASA.

ACMA is the Australian Communications and Media Authority. They are the government body that controls all the radio spectrum.

WIA is the Wireless Institute of Australia. They are the peak body representing Australian amateur operators on the local and world stage.

AMC is the Australian Maritime College, a part of the University of Tasmania. They administer the licence exams and callsign allocations.

RASA is the Radio Amateur Society of Australia. They are a new organisation representing the interests of Australian amateur operators.

CHANGES TO HAM CALLSIGNS

ACMA has announced changes to callsign allocations, which will be good news for Foundation level hams. Press the button below –

Available callsigns now on line

The Australian Maritime College has advised that the database of publicly available call signs is now live and can be found at https://csdb.utas.edu.au/Callsign/SearchUnallocated.