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 and active supporter of amateur radio in the Arab world and globally. He was also an accomplished and successful contester. He represented IARU in the Arab Spectrum Management Group meetings and had attended ITU World Radio Conferences on behalf of IARU.
Speaking today, IARU Region 1 President Don Beattie, G3BJ, said “This is tragic news. Faisal was a valued member of the Executive Committee and of the Region 1 team. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this sad time”