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.

IARU at Ham Radio 2019

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IARU will be at Ham Radio 2019 in Friedrichshafen from 21st to 23rd June 2019. We will be at stand A1-599 in the main hall.

At the stand, we are available for a few informal discussions on important amateur radio matters. If you are at Friedrichshafen, please come and see us, to discuss IARU initiatives on the future of amateur radio.

We are going to take some great meetings and events, here is the program :

  • On Friday from 12:00 to 16:00, in Conference Center Est,  IARU Region 1 EMCOMM Meeting.
  • On Friday from 14:30 to 15:00, in Main Stage, IARU Region 1  VHF & Up Prizing Ceremony for all IARU Region 1 2018 Contest.
  • On Friday from 15:00 to 16:00, in Main Stage, YOTA Flag Handover : the South-African YOTA team will hand-over the YOTA flag as well as the official YOTA morse key to the Bulgarian team as start of the upcoming YOTA 2019 summer camp.
  • On Friday from 16:00 to 18:00 in Room Liechtenstein, IARU Region 1 International Meeting.
  • On Saturday from 10:00 to 11:30 in Room Schweiz IARU Region 1 Monitor System Meeting.
  • On Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00 in Room Liechtenstein, IARU Region 1 International Youth Meeting (YOTA)
  • On Saturday from 14:00 to 15:90, Greg G0DUB will be available at IARU booth to discuss Emergency Communications.

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