HF Committee Terms of Reference

The permanent HF Committee (C4) deals with matters relating the frequencies below 30 MHz.

Key Objectives:

  • co-ordinate the activities of amateurs in Region 1 with respect to frequency allocations below 30 MHz
  • ensure that adequate use is made of existing allocations and to consider possible new allocations
  • co-ordinate and promote scientific investigations by member societies of IARU Region 1 on all frequencies below 30 MHz.
  • recommend IARU Region 1 bandplans aimed at promoting greater effectiveness for communications
  • encourage special projects on the frequency allocations below 30 MHz aimed at advancing amateur radio communication techniques
  • assist in the protection of the amateur allocations below 30 MHz from possible loss by stimulating activity and demonstrating the effective use by amateurs
  • plan and conduct IARU Region 1 HF contests on these bands
  • advise on interference problems relating to frequencies below 30 Mhz
  • maintain communication with Member Societies through

a. an Internet reflector discussion group
b. the Region 1 Website

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