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  International Amateur Radio Union - tScholars.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is an international confederation of national Amateur Radio organisations that allows a forum for common matters of concern and collectively represents matters to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Amateur Radio Direction Finding is similarly supported by the organization, with a standing Working Group responsible for maintaining the rules used by most international events, including IARU-sponsored regional and world championships.
The IARU is less directly involved in the sport of Amateur Radio Contesting, but does sponsor an annual competition known as the IARU HF World Championship.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/International_Amateur_Radio_Union   (368 words)

  
 Amateur radio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the conference, the familiar amateur radio bands of 80, 40, 20 and 10 meters were established by treaty and international radio callsign prefixes were devised.
Amateur radio operators who are involved in emergency communications often belong to a national or local emergency club, such as ARES and RACES in the United States, AREC in New Zealand, RAYNET in the United Kingdom, WICEN in Australia and Hamnet in South Africa.
Amateur radio licensing in the United States serves as an example of the way some countries award different levels of amateur radio licenses based on knowledge and telegraphy skill.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amateur_Radio   (4263 words)

  
 Amateur radio - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Amateur radio operators who are doctors, engineers, educators, lawyers, entertainers, electricians, farmers, bankers, and government employees (to name a few) have frequently found practical on-the-job applicability to ideas learned through the study of electronics and communications in amateur radio.
Amateur radio represents a unique research and development (RandD) environment that cannot be duplicated in the labs or research parks of either industry or the government.
Amateur radio allocations in the UHF and microwave frequency spectrum are threatened in many countries.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/h/a/m/Ham_radio.html   (5509 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Amateur radio
Amateur radio, commonly called "ham radio", is a hobby enjoyed by many people throughout the world (as of 2004 about 3 million worldwide, 60,000 in UK, 70,000 in Germany, 5,000 in Norway, 57,000 in Canada, and 700,000 in the USA).
Amateur Radio should not be confused with CB radio, General Mobile Radio Service or Family Radio Service, which are limited to voice operation only, lower power limits, fewer frequency allocations, and are unlicensed in most countries.
Amateur radio represents a unique research and development (R&D) environment that cannot be duplicated in the labs or research parks of either industry or the government.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Amateur_radio   (3885 words)

  
 Amateur Radio Direction Finding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The radio equipment carried by competitors on a course must be capable of receiving the signal being transmitted by the five transmitters and useful for radio direction finding, including a radio receiver, attenuator, and directional antenna.
Amateur radio was widely promoted in the schools of Northern and Eastern Europe as a modern scientific and technical activity.
At large international or national events, competitors may be required by the meet director to wear identifying numbers pinned to their clothing, and many wear team uniforms in their national colors.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Amateur_Radio_Direction_Finding   (3533 words)

  
 France HQ : Radio France International
Radio d'évangélisation à destination de l'Europe et de l'Afrique.
Daily international radio news magazine, co-produced by PRI, the BBC World Service,and WGBH.
Times Mood is Belgian in essence and has an international perspective and aspiration.Aims at an alternative news analysis observation.
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 Australian Government Emergency Management Australia - Conference List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The subject of ICEC-2006 is the Tampere Convention on the Provision of Telecommunication Resources for Disaster Mitigation and Relief Operations, the international treaty facilitating the use of telecommunications in international response to disasters, which entered into force in 2005.
This conference will review the latest technological and operational developments in the application of the amateur radio service to emergency communications and the cooperation with institutional partners in emergency response and disaster relief.
The objective of this conference is to sum up the results of avalanche research completed since the international avalanche conferences in 1996 and 2001 and to communicate ideas and information between Russian avalanche researchers and members of the world avalanche community.
www.ema.gov.au /agd/EMA/emaInternet.nsf/Page/SeminarsConferences   (3120 words)

  
 KC8QS Amateur Radio - WWW.ROSEANDEARL.COM
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