Faisal Alajmi, 9K2RR SK

IARU is saddened to announce that IARU Region 1 Vice President Faisal Alajmi, 9K2RR, died today following a prolonged period of hospitalisation with COVID. Faisal had been Region 1 Vice President since the 2014 General Conference and was an energetic …

IARU attends ITU WPT meetings

IARU represented the amateur service at this meeting, held virtually, with some 350 delegates registered for the sequence of WP1 meetings. WP1A Working Group WG1A2 was of most relevance to IARU, covering WPT. Documents under consideration in that group included: …

Member Societies seek inputs for 2021 Workshop

The two largest societies in IARU Region 1, DARC and RSGB, have asked their members and others interested to contribute to the work they are doing to prepare for the Region 1 Workshop in October concerning the future of amateur …

IARU and European Commission meet on WPT-EV

At the request of the European Commission, IARU met on 25 March with representatives of the automotive industry, standards bodies and the Commission to review the current position on the development of an emission standard for Wireless Power Transfer for …

WRC23 preparations continue

From 1–3 September, IARU participated in the first meeting of Project Team C of the WRC23 CEPT Conference Preparatory Group where the preliminary CEPT position on the international studies into the amateur radio and radio navigation satellite service coexistence was …

Region 1 General Conference to be in two parts

In the light of the COVID-19 problems, the IARU Region 1 Executive Committee has consulted with those Member Societies planning to attend the 2020 General Conference. As a result the clear majority support an EC proposal to split the Conference …