The IARUMS Region 1 Newsletter April 2018 is now available. Click here!
The Ministry of Telecommunication of the Republic of Lebanon, and under the thankful efforts of the RAL (Radio Amateurs of Lebanon) President Hani Raad (OD5TE) and VP Elie Kadi (OD5KU), granted the radio amateurs licensed in Lebanon the permission to utilize the 6 meters band (50Mhz).
The frequencies allowed for transmission are between : 50.000 MHz and 51.975 MHz.
Much to the happiness of the radio amateur community of Lebanon, the letter was signed today 19-April 2018 and communicated to the RAL and other related governmental entities.
What a better gift on Radio Amateur Day then that !??
Please amend the country listing for this band.
All the best
73, de Elie OD5KU
The 2017 Region 1 Conference agreed the award of the Roy Stevens, G2BVN, memorial trophy to Colin Thomas, G3PSM. The Trophy was formally presented to Colin by Region 1 President Don Beattie, G3BJ, at the RSGB 2018 AGM held in Birmingham on 21st April. In making the presentation, Don outlined Colin's contributions to Amateur Radio, particularly with IARU in CEPT and ITU over several decades, as well as his extensive work with RSGB. In reply Colin recalled that one of his early mentors was Roy Stevens, who had guided him in his early years in international amateur radio forums. The award therefore had a particular resonance for him.
Only eleven G2BVN Memorial Trophies have been awarded since its inception some 35 years ago.
YOTA Italia as part of ARI, and his local clubs based in Rome Region, organizes from June 21st to 24th in Montecassino – central Italy area around 100 km south of Rome – a YOTA Subregional Camp, with up to 40 youngsters to share a great experience. We invite all youngsters in IARU Region 1 and mainly those in Mediterranean countries.YOTA Italia as part of ARI, and his local clubs based in Rome Region, organizes from June 21st to 24th in Montecassino – central Italy area around 100 km south of Rome – a YOTA Subregional Camp, with up to 40 youngsters to share a great experience. We invite all youngsters in IARU Region 1 and mainly those in Mediterranean countries.A detailed program will be published close to the event and it will include several radio activities, a day to share radio knowledge with Scouts, ARDF and a visit to the Montecassino Abbey. An amateur radio station will be on air from the camp operated by all the youngsters with a special callsign for the event.
Every April 18th, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris.
Amateur Radio experimenters were the first to discover that the short wave spectrum — far from being a wasteland — could support worldwide propagation. In the rush to use these shorter wavelengths, Amateur Radio was “in grave danger of being pushed aside,” the IARU’s history has noted. Amateur Radio pioneers met in Paris in 1925 and created the IARU to support Amateur Radio worldwide.
Today, Amateur Radio is more popular than ever, with more than 3,000,000 licensed operators!
April 18 is the day for all of Amateur Radio to celebrate and tell the world about the science; this is an opportunity for amateurs to show there expertise in digital and wireless communications, to those in the community who have “wireless communication” interests, but haven’t considered the association with Amateur Radio.
World Amateur Radio Day is the day when IARU Member-Societies can show our capabilities to the public and enjoy global friendship with other Amateurs worldwide.
How the day is promoted is a matter for the individual member society and or Region.
Groups should promote their WARD activity on social media by using the hash tag #WorldAmateurRadioDay on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
We hope you will join in the fun and education that is World Amateur Radio Day!
The IARUMS Region 1 Newsletter March 2018 is now available. Click here!HAMRADIO 2018 – DARC and IARUMS Region 1 Monitoring Meeting Invitation to all national coordinators and friends of our Monitoring System Region 1 and the DARC Monitoring System: (German version: http://www.iarums-r1.org/bandwacht/bw-2018.pdf ) Saturday, June 2nd 2018 – Time: 10.00 – 11.30 CEST - Room Swiss (180) – Hall A2 Programme: 1. Opening by DK2OM 2. Introduction of the DARC HF-Department by DJ5FL 3. Main lecture "The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System” Presentation by HB9CET 4. Region 1 IARUMS Coordinator Meeting at the stand of the HF-Department