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Terms of reference for the VHF/UHF/SHF Committee

  • To co ordinate the activities of amateurs in IARU Region 1 with respect to frequency allocations above 30 MHz. 
  • To ensure that adequate use is made of existing allocations and to consider possible new allocations. 
  • To co ordinate and promote scientific investigations by member societies of IARU Region 1 on all frequencies above 30 MHz. 
  • To recommend IARU Region 1 individual bandplans aimed at promoting greater effectiveness both for local and long distance communications. 
  • To encourage special projects on the frequency allocations above 30 MHz aimed at advancing amateur radio communication techniques, e.g. amateur satellite projects. 
  • To assist in the protection of the amateur allocations above 30 MHz from possible loss by stimulating activity and demonstrating the effective use by amateurs (see note below). 
  • To plan and conduct IARU Region 1 VHF/UHF/Microwaves contests and to coordinate sub regional contests on these bands. 
  • To advise on interference problems especially relating to the VHF/UHF/Microwaves bands. 

You can find more information in the VHF managers Handbook

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