Bahrain and Kyrgyzstan Join IARU

The IARU member-societies have voted to admit the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society (BARS) and the Amateur Radio Union of the Kyrgyz Republic (ARUKR) to membership. IARU congratulates both ARUKR and BARS and welcomes them and their entire membership. …

Amendments to the IARU Region 1 Constitution

Following approval by delegates at the Virtual General Conference in October 2020, proposals to amend the Region 1 Constitution were put to a vote of all Member Societies in December 2020. The changes principally covered two areas: Introduction of the …

IARU Region 1 Workshop program gets under way

Radio amateurs everywhere are encouraged to engage with IARU Region 1 national Member Societies on the early stages of the Region 1 Workshop program about the future of amateur radio. Youtube clip with Raisa, R1BIG — LINK …

Workshop programme begins next week

The IARU Region 1 2021 Workshop programme begins next week. Delegates will be gathering virtually on 21 April for the first event in the 2021 workshop programme addressing the future of amateur radio, IARU and its member societies. Over 100 …

WYAC 2021 cancelled

Because of the COVID-19 situation ZRS has cancelled the World Youth ARDF Championships that were scheduled to be held in June 2021 in Slovenia. …

Petrinja Earthquake

An earthquake today at 12:19 UTC has caused severe damage in Petrinja in Croatia. The town is about 50 kilometres from the capital Zagreb. The neighbouring country Slovenia has shut down the Krsko nuclear power plant as a precaution. The …

John Devoldere, ON4UN SK

IARU Region 1 is saddened to receive the news of the death of John Devoldere, ON4UN. John was a giant in the field of LF DXing and wrote extensively on the subject. He was Chairman of UBA for nearly ten …

Wojciech Nietyksza SP5FM Silent Key

It is with deep sadness and regret to inform that Our Friend Wojciech Nietyksza SP5FM has passed away on 6th November 2020, at the age of 87. We lost a great radio amateur… Wojciech was a Honorary Member of the …

Documents for VGC

Documents for the Virtual General Conference, to be held 11–16 October 2020 are available on our conference website at https://conf.iaru-r1.org/part‑1/documents/A few documents are still awaited and will hopefully be published soon. …