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GlobalSET Rules in other languages.
The Rules for the Global Simulated Emergency Test of 14th November 2009 have been translated into other languages and will be available via links from this article as they are uploaded. GlobalSETNov09Rules-DutchDownload GlobalSETNov09Rules-frenchDownload GlobalSETNov09Rules-GermanDownload Traduzione+italiana+del+GSetDownload GlobalSETListopad2009RegulaminDownload 2009_Globalset_14+Nov_PTDownload GlobalSETNov09Rules-SpanishDownload …
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GlobalSET Rules — 14 November 2009
Saturday November 14th 2009 18.00 — 22.00 UTC IARU Region 1 invites the HQ-Stations of all IARU member societies and stations of Emergency Communications Groups to participate in a Global Simulated Emergency Test on Saturday November 14th, 2009 18.00 – 22.00 UTC. The …
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GAREC 2009 a success
The fifth Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Conference, GAREC-2009, hosted by the Japan Amateur Radio League in conjunction with their Ham Fair took place on 24 – 25 August attended by 29 representatives from 14 countries. The event provided an …
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The next IARU GlobalSET is scheduled for 18 April 2009 between 11:00 and 15:00 UTC. This is an exercise between stations interested in emergency communications and is not a contest. Activity will be concentrated around the IARU Emergency Centre of Activity frequencies …
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  • IARU in Friedrichshafen and HAM Radio 2022 in June
  • June 20, 2022 – June 26, 2022
  • Many events have been cancelled during the past two years due to the pandemic. This year IARU plan several meetings and events before and during HAM Radio 2022.

    • IARU Administrative Council (AC) will meet 20-21 June
    • IARU Region 1 Executive Committee (EC) will meet 22 June
    • IARU Region 1 committies interim meetings; HF (C4), V/U/SHF (C5) and EMC (C7) plan meetings on 23 June
    • IARU Region 1 committees and working groups will have events during HAM Radio on 24 to 26 June. Detailed information will follow.

    Please see the IARU Interim meeting website for more information.

    HAM Radio 2022 is an excellent opportunity to meet and catch up after the pandemic!