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.

19th IARU ARDF world championship

Written by Oliver Tabakovski, Z32TO


19th IARU ARDF world championship is officially open !

Hosting by KARL- Koreal Amateur Radio League, the championship is taking place in Sokcho, Republic of Korea.

Participants from 29 MS from all three regions take part at the championship.

Around 300 participats ( 190 male and 110 female ) attending the event.

Results and photos are available at the official site of the championship