The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is a federation of national associations of certified radio amateurs, representing over 150 countries and separate territories around the world.

The three IARU Regions are organised to broadly mirror the structure of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and its related regional telecommunications organisations. The Regions comprise:
- IARU Region 1: Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Northern Asia
- IARU Region 2: The Americas
- IARU Region 3: Asia-Pacific

The IARU represents the interests of the Amateur Radio Service worldwide to relevant international organisations, promoting the interests of amateur radio and seeking to protect and enhance its spectrum privileges.

50 MHz allowed in Lebanon

The Ministry of Telecommunication of the Republic of Lebanon, and under the thankful efforts of the RAL (Radio Amateurs of Lebanon) President Hani Raad (OD5TE) and VP Elie Kadi (OD5KU), granted the radio amateurs licensed in Lebanon the permission to utilize the 6 meters band (50Mhz).

The frequencies allowed for transmission are between : 50.000 MHz and 51.975 MHz.

Much to the happiness of the radio amateur community of Lebanon, the letter was signed today 19-April 2018 and communicated to the RAL and other related governmental entities.

What a better gift on Radio Amateur Day then that !??

Please amend the country listing for this band.

All the best

73, de Elie OD5KU

RAL VP