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COVID19 special initiatives
Member societies are starting to create new intiatives to provide interest for radio amateurs who are required to stay at home as part of social distancing policies. IARU Region 1 will publicise those which may be of general interest to amateurs …
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Special Authorization in Spain
URE (Spain Amateur Radio Society) has obtained permission for unlicensed people to use amateur stations during the Coronavirus lockdown. The Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructures has issued a Resolution granting temporary authorization for the use, under certain conditions, …
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IARU Region 1 Contests
Radio amateurs will share the concerns of everyone about the seriousness of the COVID-19 outbreak. Governments all over the world are advising “social distancing” to slow the spread of the virus and to give health services the chance to cope. …
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