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IARU Volunteers Recognized at Friedrichshafen


Two veteran International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) volunteers were honored at Ham Radio 2016 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, in late June.

Christian Verholt, OZ8CY, the former Chair of the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Working Group and former EMC Advisor to the IARU International Secretariat, was presented with the IARU Presidents Diamond Award by IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, and Vice President Ole Garpestad, LA2RR. This new award recognizes exceptional contributions over many years. Verholt also received the IARU Region 1 Medal from Region 1 President Don Beattie, G3BJ, in recognition of his work on EMC matters in Region 1 for more than 20 years.

Beattie presented Wolfgang Hadel, DK2OM, with the Region 1 Medal in recognition of his ongoing, exceptional leadership of the successful IARU Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS).



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