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Global HF Digital Mode Band Plan Review

Excellent news from the IARU on the proposed harmonization of the Digital Band segments Globally from Dave K1ZZ. Grant Wllis VK5GR as the WIA IARU Region3 representative has been has been working though the WIA on behalf of the IARU Region 3 Band Plan committee Chairman Sion 9M2CQC. As frequency allocations and amateur radio operating…
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World Amateur Radio Day

Happy World Amateur Radio Day – Get on Air! It was on this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. World Amateur Radio Day is the day when the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Member Societies can show our capabilities to the public and enjoy global friendship with other…
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BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY 31 December 2019 through 1 January 2020

Date : 31 / 12 / 2019 Author : Greg Kelly VK2GPK – WIA President The WIA has received advice that there are major outages of telecommunications in areas impacted by the bushfires either currently or expected to occur overnight. The scope and range of these impacts is unknown at this stage. The WIA kindly…
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IARU update regarding Amateur Satellite allocations

The second week of the World Radiocommunication Conference reports on the status of two issues affecting the amateur satellite service. In a report written by Dave Sumner, K1ZZ, first is an agenda item currently under review during this WRC-19 session; second is planning for future pressure on frequencies for the amateur satellite service. Current WRC-19…
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IARU WRC19 Update – Week 2

Date : 11 / 11 / 2019 Author : IARU NEWS RELEASE International Amateur Radio Union P.O. Box 310905 Newington, CT 06131-0905 USA Email: secretary@iaru.org www.iaru.org 10 November 2019 For immediate release WRC-19 Week 2 The second week of the World Radiocommunication Conference was marked by intense discussions of the most contentious agenda items but…
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IARU Administrative Council Steps Up Efforts to Combat Radio Spectrum Pollution

Date : 01 / 10 / 2019 Author : Peter Clee – VK8ZZ IARU Administrative Council Steps Up Efforts to Combat Radio Spectrum Pollution The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual in-person meeting on 28 and 29 September 2019 in Lima, Peru, just before the triennial General Assembly…
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IARU Region 3

The IARU Region 3 Directors meeting was held in Tokyo September 2-3. A modified interim Region 3 bandplan was approved which included an Amateur-Satellite Service allocation in the 15m band. The Chairman of IARU Region 3 directors, Wisnu Widjaja YBØAZ and the directors Ken Yamamoto, JA1CJP, Peter Young, VK3MV, Don Wallace, ZL2TLL, Jakkree Hantongkom, HS1FVL,…
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