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1 The International Amateur Radio Union 1 The Modern RADIO AMATEUR

2 The International Amateur Radio Union 2 Communicate by RADIO! You have your own radio station and transmitting licence No telephone line is used! Talk AROUND the WORLD!

3 The International Amateur Radio Union 3 The International Amateur Radio Union

4 The International Amateur Radio Union 4 A radiocommunication service for self-training, intercommunication and TECHNICAL INVESTIGATION by duly authorised persons interested in radio technique and without monetary interests What is the AMATEUR SERVICE?

5 The International Amateur Radio Union 5 Amateur Stations

6 The International Amateur Radio Union 6 A radiocommunication service using space stations on earth satellites for the same purpose as the AMATEUR SERVICE What is the AMATEUR SATELLITE SERVICE?

7 The International Amateur Radio Union 7 The P3-D Amateur Satellite undergoing vibration tests – February 2000

8 The International Amateur Radio Union 8 A new era in amateur radio began on November 16, The Phase 3D satellite was launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. It is now known as AMSAT OSCAR-40 AO-40!

9 The International Amateur Radio Union 9 The International Amateur Radio Union

10 The International Amateur Radio Union 10 public service – in natural disasters develops electronic expertise develops a nation’s human resources contributes to the radio art explores radio propagation AMATEUR RADIO: A NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL resource

11 The International Amateur Radio Union 11 Amateur stations can adapt and can reconfigure their networks Amateur stations are geographically dispersed AMATEUR RADIO: DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS Amateur stations can communicate in the event of loss of normal services

12 The International Amateur Radio Union 12 Amateurs maintain ties with government and relief agencies There is need for organisation in advance AMATEUR RADIO: DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS

13 The International Amateur Radio Union 13 AMATEUR RADIO: DISASTER COMMUNICATIONS Networks must be regularly exercised … … with regular practice, drills, tests and … … “Field Days”

14 The International Amateur Radio Union 14 The International Amateur Radio Union

15 The International Amateur Radio Union 15 Electronic devices and systems proliferate today Radio Amateurs train themselves in: Telecommunications techniques Electronics Radio wave propagation AMATEUR RADIO: A National Source of ELECTRONICS EXPERTISE

16 The International Amateur Radio Union 16 More than 40 Amateur Satellites since 1961 Developed packet radio GPS automatic packet reporting system Antenna designs Home-built radio equipment AMATEUR RADIO: Contributes and demonstrates ELECTRONIC INNOVATIONS

17 The International Amateur Radio Union 17 The JAS-2 / FO-29 Amateur Satellite Launched on August 17, 1996, from Tanegashima, Japan

18 The International Amateur Radio Union 18 Explores propagation modes and anomalies: Meteor scatter Earth-moon-earth Sporadic-E Transequatorial spread-F Observes, measures and records signals Uses numerous HF, VHF and UHF beacons AMATEUR RADIO: Explores Signal Phenomena

19 The International Amateur Radio Union 19 The International Amateur Radio Union

20 The International Amateur Radio Union 20 promotes international friendship projects a national image provides learning opportunities A disciplined and self-regulating service AMATEUR RADIO: A NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL resource

21 The International Amateur Radio Union 21 Gives opportunity for direct person-to- person international contact Recognises no political, cultural, ethnic, economic, geographic, religious, age, or other barriers A unique bridge among all peoples of the world AMATEUR RADIO: Promotes International Friendship and Understanding

22 The International Amateur Radio Union 22 Radio Amateurs represent their country over the airwaves During international contacts, they convey a positive image of their country – friendly, progressive, and interested in the rest of the world AMATEUR RADIO: Projects the NATIONAL IMAGE

23 The International Amateur Radio Union 23 The International Amateur Radio Union

24 The International Amateur Radio Union 24 For all ages, especially for youth, can lead to professional jobs in telecommunications and electronics A productive outlet for older people For the physically handicapped – offers a unique window on the world AMATEUR RADIO: Provides LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

25 The International Amateur Radio Union 25 In AMATEUR RADIO … You learn how radio works! Radio experimenting is fun! Teach Yourself About RADIO!

26 The International Amateur Radio Union 26 The International Amateur Radio Union

27 The International Amateur Radio Union 27 To get an AMATEUR RADIO LICENCE: The rules vary from country-to-country See Article S25 of the Radio Regulations A pass in an elementary written examination is required Some countries have different “grades” of licence with different privileges For details, visit this site:

28 The International Amateur Radio Union 28 Get more information from: Your local Radio Administration Your local Amateur Radio Society The IARU web page: BECOME A RADIO AMATEUR!

29 The International Amateur Radio Union 29 The International Amateur Radio Union

30 The International Amateur Radio Union 30 The international organisation of Amateur Radio national societies What is the INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR RADIO UNION?

31 The International Amateur Radio Union 31 To promote and to coordinate AMATEUR RADIO world-wide To encourage fraternalism To represent Amateur Radio at international telecommunications conferences IARU’s Mission:

32 The International Amateur Radio Union 32 Founded in Paris, in April 1925 Twenty-three countries represented Delegates from Europe, North and South America, and Japan The first IARU Constitution was adopted on April 17, 1925 IARU’s History: 75 YEARS!

33 The International Amateur Radio Union 33

34 The International Amateur Radio Union 34 More than 140 Member Societies One National Society in each country represents its members in the IARU Each member society represents Amateur Radio in its own country IARU’s STRUCTURE:

35 The International Amateur Radio Union 35 IARU is divided into three REGIONS – coinciding with the three ITU Regions One of these Regions holds a conference each year where Member Societies discuss problems and solutions for AMATEUR RADIO The IARU REGIONS:

36 The International Amateur Radio Union 36 Comprises representatives from the three IARU Regions and from the IARU International Secretariat Coordinates the interests of Amateur Radio at International Conferences Establishes long-range planning for International AMATEUR RADIO The IARU Administrative Council:

37 The International Amateur Radio Union 37 The IARU is governed by an Administrative Council IARU promotes Amateur Radio world-wide IARU acts through its Regional Organisations and its Member Societies IARU’s International Secretariat is at Newington, CT, USA The IARU - Summary:

38 The International Amateur Radio Union 38 The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1

39 The International Amateur Radio Union 39 IARU Region 1 covers Europe and Africa through to Mongolia The Secretariat of IARU Region 1 is in England IARU Region 1 has an Executive Committee which attends to the affairs of the Region in the period between Regional Conferences IARU Region 1:

40 The International Amateur Radio Union 40 The International Amateur Radio Union Region 2

41 The International Amateur Radio Union 41 IARU Region 2 covers North and South America The Secretariat of IARU Region 2 is in Guayaquil, Ecuador IARU Region 2 has an Executive Committee which attends to the affairs of the Region in the period between Regional Conferences IARU Region 2:

42 The International Amateur Radio Union 42 The International Amateur Radio Union Region 3

43 The International Amateur Radio Union 43 IARU Region 3 covers Asia and the Pacific The Secretariat of IARU Region 3 is in Tokyo, Japan IARU Region 3 has Five Directors and a Secretary who attend to the affairs of the Region in the period between Regional Conferences IARU Region 3:

44 The International Amateur Radio Union 44 AUSTRALIA: Wireless Institute of Australia [WIA] BANGLADESH: Bangladesh Amateur Radio League [BARL] BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: Brunei Darussalam Amateur Radio Association [BDARA] CHINA: Chinese Radio Sports Association [CRSA] CHINESE TAIPEI: Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio League [CTARL] FIJI: Fiji Association of Radio Amateurs [FARA] IARU Region 3 Member Societies …

45 The International Amateur Radio Union 45 FRENCH POLYNESIA: Club Oceanien de Radio et d'Astronomie [CORA] HONG KONG: Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society [HARTS] INDIA: Amateur Radio Society of India [ARSI] INDONESIA: Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia [ORARI] JAPAN: Japan Amateur Radio League [JARL] REPUBLIC OF KOREA: Korean Amateur Radio League [KARL] IARU Region 3 … Member Societies …

46 The International Amateur Radio Union 46 MALAYSIA: Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitters' Society [MARTS] NEW CALEDONIA: Association des Radio-Amateurs [ARANC] NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters [NZART] PAKISTAN: Pakistan Amateur Radio Society [PARS] PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Papua New Guinea Amateur Radio Society [PNGARS] PHILIPPINES: Philippine Amateur Radio Association [PARA] IARU Region 3 … Member Societies …

47 The International Amateur Radio Union 47 SINGAPORE: Singapore Amateur Radio Transmitting Society [SARTS] SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Islands Radio Society [SIRS] SRI LANKA: Radio Society of Sri Lanka [RSSL] THAILAND: Radio Amateur Society of Thailand [RAST] TONGA: Amateur Radio Club of Tonga [ARCOT] UNITED KINGDOM: Radio Society of Great Britain [RSGB] U.S.A.: American Radio Relay League [ARRL] VANUATU: Vanuatu Amateur Radio Society [VARS] IARU Region 3 … Member Societies

48 The International Amateur Radio Union 48 The International Amateur Radio Union

49 The International Amateur Radio Union 49 The AMATEUR SERVICES NEED SPECTRUM: To experiment and to provide service In allocations throughout the spectrum Amateur Radio spectrum requirements are posted on the IARU web page: SUPPORT AMATEUR RADIO!

50 The International Amateur Radio Union 50 The International Amateur Radio Union


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