LINKS

Wireless Institute of Australia: https://www.wia.org.au/

Amateur Radio NSW: http://www.arnsw.org.au/

Radio & Electronics School: http://www.res.net.au/

Australian Maritime College Tasmania: https://www.amc.edu.au/industry/amateur-radio

ACMA Callsign Lookup: https://web.acma.gov.au/pls/radcom/register_search.main_page

What is Amateur Radio? (An American page with US & UK content relevant to newcomers in Australia) http://www.arrl.org/what-is-ham-radio

Amateur Radio Beginner articles. https://vk3ye.com/gateway/index.htm

Listen to the 2m South East Network 24/7 on Broadcastify here: https://m.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/35486

A great link to an ABC article about Amateur Radio: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-27/ham-radio-helping-older-hobbyists-stay-mentally-fit/9908468?fbclid=IwAR0MksLWi5Qg6f-vw8mG_2sQhouB6LqnVv_bZ-O82gAmJmMICYnTqLTRgo8

An interesting article about Tony Hutchinson VK5ZAI and the fantastic work he has done with getting Australian students talking with Astronauts on the International Space Station: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-06/nasa-considers-amateur-radio-buff-part-of-astronaut-family/11530046

Another article about Amateur Radio and the ISS. This one is about Shane Lynd who was a pleasure to deal with and was instrumental in getting the Monaro High School connected with the ISS: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-06-07/australian-radio-buff-helps-out-nasa/7485540

This is a link to a fascinating story about Australia’s Ray Naughton who performed the first successful moonbounce using homebrew equipment. It’s a great read:https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-04/australias-first-moon-bounce-schocked-us-experts/11339552

Amateur Radio and emergency communications: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-01/amateur-radio-skills-prove-useful-during-bushfires/11903200

Audio from Monaro High School students and astronaut Mark Vande Hei on the 19.5.21. Contact starts at around 8.30 but the lead-up audio is pretty interesting as well: ARISS Monaro High School Contact May 19, 2021)

Video of Monaro High School student contact with astronaut Mark Vande Hei on the 19.5.21. MHS-ARISS-Contact-19.5.21.mp4

The Snowy Mountains Amateur Radio Club makes it into Federal Parliament: Kristy McBain Fed Parliament May 2021

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