IARU Region 1 Conference

| September 26, 2014

IARU Region 1 Conference 2014Last week saw the 23rd International Amateur Radio Union General Conference held in Bulgaria.

National societies, including the RSGB, from 45 countries covering Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and Africa sent representatives to agree and coordinate activity to secure the future of amateur radio.

Real progress was made at the meeting on a number of topics that are of key concern to UK radio amateurs including the need to protect our spectrum and to address the declining numbers of active radio amateurs.

A full report of the proceedings of the final Plenary will be published in due course on the IARU Region 1 website.

The RSGB would like to congratulate Don Beattie, G3BJ who was elected IARU Region 1 President for the next three years.

Don is an RSGB past President and well-known volunteer for the RSGB.

Several other RSGB Members were elected into various committee positions and full details are on the RSGB website.

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