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.

PA0EZ - Silent Key

It is with great sadness that VERON informs you that Arie Dogterom, PA0EZ, has passed away last week Thursday (24 Sept) at the age of 78.

Arie has been Chairman of C5 for a great many years. Based upon his great work for the VERON he was nominated Member of Honour of the VERON in 1998.

The funeral will take place on Friday October 2nd.