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  • 09/22/2009 | Preparations Underway for WRC-12

    Approximately 200 participants came together in an ITU preliminary meeting that ended September 16 in Geneva, Switzerland in preparation for the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12). The six regional telecommunications organizations -- APT (A
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  • 09/09/2009 | Delegates Descend on Tokyo for GAREC 09

    Officials from the IARU and all three IARU regions, national IARU Member-Societies and specialized Amateur Radio emergency communications groups from around the globe gathered in Tokyo on August 24-25 for the Fifth Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communica
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  • 07/13/2009 | WRC-11 Is Now WRC-12

    The ITU Council, the 46-nation administrative oversight body of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has Learn More

  • 03/13/2009 | Agenda for WRC-11 Poses Opportunities and Challenges for Hams

    The next World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-11) is scheduled for fall 2011. These periodic conferences of the Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) consider allocations to the various radio services -- including the Amateu
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  • 02/12/2009 | IARU Member-Societies Ratify New Officers, Vote to Admit New Members

    On February 10, IARU Secretary David Sumner, K1ZZ, counted ballots submitted by IARU Member-Societies. Proposals submitted to the Member-Societies in September 2008 (IARU Calendar 187) included the election of a new IARU President and Vice Presiden
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    10/22/2008 | ARRL Hosts Amateur Radio Classroom for USTTI Students

    Students from Kenya, The Gambia, Ghana, The Philippines, Honduras, Dominica and Nepal attended the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) Amateur Radio Administration Course (ARAC) at ARRL Headquarters October 13-17. ARRL Chief Techno
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  • 10/10/2008 | Spectrum Defense: "More Work to Do"

    Defending and enhancing access to the Amateur Radio spectrum is the primary mission of the ARRL. According to ARRL Chief Executive Officer David Sumner, K1ZZ, the League has not only protected the bands, but has also added several new ones, despite expone
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