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Forgot Password? I would encourage all radio amateurs to join in the celebrations and promote Amateur Radio on the air or in your community. Amateur Radio experimenters were the first to discover that the shortwave spectrum was not the wasteland experts of the time considered it to be but a resource that could support worldwide propagation.
InHiram Percy Maxim, President of the American Radio Relay League, realized that amateur radio had become international, and that there should be a global organization to take advantage of that growth. He was also aware that radio frequencies thought to be of little use, which had been assigned to amateurs, were capable of long range communication with low power and simple antennas. This resulted in administrations reconsidering the reassignment of these frequencies from amateur use into commercial and military applications.
The International Amateur Radio Union IARU is an international confederation of national amateur radio organisations that allows a forum for common matters of concern and collectively represents matters to the International Telecommunication Union ITU. This Congress was held for the purpose of founding an international amateur radio organization. These regions correspond to the regulatory regions used by the International Telecommunication Union. These regional officers are elected by representatives from the member societies at triennial regional conferences.
Because of this, several speakers made it clear that amateur radio operators, especially in the field of emergency communications, need to continually adapt by meeting the challenge of every-changing, new communications technology and methods. Another example of the use of new technology in amateur radio is the nationwide digital repeater infrastructure being developed by the Club de Radioexperimentadores de Nicaragua in partnership with the Nicaraguan Health Ministry since There are currently 26 digital repeaters and of a planned hospitals and medical clinics that have the system now installed throughout this South American nation.
The International Amateur Radio Union IARU is an international confederation of national amateur radio organisations that allows a forum for common matters of concern and collectively represents matters to the International Telecommunication Union ITU. Following an informal meeting in of representatives from FranceGreat BritainBelgiumSwitzerlandItalySpainLuxembourgCanadaand the United Statesa plan was formulated to hold an International Amateur Congress in ParisFrance in April,for the purpose of founding an international amateur radio organization. The protocol of the congress was written in English, French and Esperanto.
The International Amateur Radio Union IARU is a federation of national associations of certified radio amateurs, representing over countries and separate territories around the world. As part of its strategy to support the topics of interest to the amateur service at WRC, IARU is present at the third inter-regional workshop in Geneva this week. The workshop, attended by member states and other sector members of ITU, is considering and discussing the positions of the six Regional Telecommunications Organistions on the main WRC Agenda items.
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Download PDF, 2. The primary purpose of World Amateur Radio Day is to highlight Amateur Radio and its benefits to countries and communities. Amateur Radio experimenters were the first to discover that the short wave spectrum — far from being a wasteland — could support worldwide propagation.
He died at home in Waterdown, Ontario, on September 28,at the age of The last living grandson of Timothy Eaton, Canadian retail pioneer, Noel's name was synonymous with Amateur Radio in Canada and worldwide. He worked tirelessly for the betterment of Radio Amateurs not only in Canada but throughout the world.