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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB029 (2003)

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ARLB029 IARU admits three new member-societies

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ARRL Bulletin 29  ARLB029
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 11, 2003
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB029 IARU admits three new member-societies

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has admitted three new
member societies. The National Association Radioamateurs of Georgia
(NARG), the Federation of Radiosport of the Republic of Armenia
(FRRA) were voted in April 10; the Vietnam Amateur Radio Club (VARC)
officially joined IARU on April 4.

NARG has 156 licensed members out of a total of 485 amateurs in the
country. The NARG president is Mamuka Kordzakhia, 4L2M. FRRA counts
84 of Armenia's 128 radio amateurs as members. Its president is
George Badalian, EK6GB. VARC was founded as a national organization
in July 2002 under the Vietnam Radio-Electronics Association. The
president of VARC is Eng. Nguyen Bac Ai, XV2A/3W6AR.

The IARU, founded in 1925, is a worldwide federation of national
Amateur Radio societies with members in 156 countries and separate
territories. In addition to joining the worldwide IARU, NARG and
FRRA become members of IARU Region 1 and VARC becomes a member of
IARU Region 3. ARRL is a founding member of IARU.
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