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Because it uses an international natural resource--the radio spectrum--Amateur Radio must organize nationally and internationally for better mutual use of the radio spectrum among radio amateurs throughout the world, to develop Amateur Radio worldwide, and to successfully interact with the agencies responsible for regulating and allocating radio frequencies.
At the international level, national societies throughout the world work together for the international good of Amateur Radio under the auspices of a representative democracy, the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU).
The IARU Constitution, last amended in 1989, organizes the Union into three Regional Organizations that correspond to the three radio regions of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
www.iaru.org   (210 words)

  AllRefer.com - International Telecommunication Union, UN (United Nations) - Encyclopedia
The union functions under the International Telecommunication Convention, which was adopted in 1947 and revised in 1967.
The goal of the organization is to extend and improve all forms of international telecommunication by allotting radio frequencies, by encouraging the establishment of low rates, and by perfecting communications in rescue operations.
The ITU is governed by the plenipotentiary conference at which all members are represented; it normally meets once every four or five years.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/I/IntlTele.html   (265 words)

  International Telecommunication Union. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The union functions under the International Telecommunication Convention, which was adopted in 1947 and revised in 1967.
The goal of the organization is to extend and improve all forms of international telecommunication by allotting radio frequencies, by encouraging the establishment of low rates, and by perfecting communications in rescue operations.
The ITU is governed by the plenipotentiary conference at which all members are represented; it normally meets once every four or five years.
www.bartleby.com /65/in/IntlTele.html   (191 words)

 International Telecommunication Union
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is an international organization established to standardise and regulate international radio and telecommunications.
(In which regard it performs for telecommunications a similar function to what the UPU performs for post.) It is one of the specialized agencies[?] of the United Nations.
ITU are also the initials of "International Typographical Union[?]", a now defunct(?) labor union that was affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ui/UIT.html   (101 words)

 The International Telecommunication Union   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ITU is comprised of 188 Member States and 560 Sector Members (public and private operators, broadcasters, regional/international organizations, and scientific and industrial organizations).
ITU administrative and external relations functions are carried out by the General Secretariat.
The ITU Council, made up of 46 Member States, acts on behalf of the Plenipotentiary Conference to set the broad policy framework for the ITU’s operations and to coordinate the work of the ITU’s three functional arms, the Sectors.
www.compassroseintl.com /pubs/ITU_primer.htm   (403 words)

 * International Telecommunication Union - (Telecom): Definition
The International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) is now developing vision framework for systems beyond IMT-2000, in which the 4G mobile communication is expected to be a key forming part.
The International Telecommunication Union's globally co-ordinated definition of 3G that includes five radio access technologies in the IMT-2000 'family of standards':...
Channels and subbands within the UHF portion of the radio spectrum are allocated by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
en.mimi.hu /telecom/international_telecommunication_union.html   (174 words)

 International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
The ITU was founded in Paris in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union.
ITU activities are governed by the ITU Constitution adopted in 1992 and as revised at the plenipotentiary Conference at Minneapolis, USA in 1998.
South Africa submitted instruments of accession to the constitution, convention and optional protocol of the ITU on 30 June 1994, thus permitting its full participation in the ITU with effect from the 1994 Plenipotentiary Conference held in Japan.
www.dfa.gov.za /foreign/Multilateral/inter/itu.htm   (412 words)

 International Telecommunications Union
The evolution of telecommunications technology during the twentieth century is so great that telecommunications effects almost every aspect of life and the role of the ITU continues to extend into new areas of concern.
The three major areas of jurisdiction for the ITU are: (1) distribution of radio and satellite services and assignments (2) establishment of international telecommunications standards; and (3) regulation of international information exchange such as telephony, telegraphy, and computer data.
A second aspect that threatens the existence of the ITU is the fact that the speed at which technological changes occur is greater than the ITU's international standards process can accommodate.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/I/htmlI/international/international.htm   (753 words)

 International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Constitution; Convention; Optional Protocol on the Compulsory Settlement ...
Telecommunication development conferences shall be a forum for the discussion and consideration of topics, projects and programmes relevant to telecommunication development and for the provision of direction and guidance to the Telecommunication Development Bureau.
The expenses of the Union shall be met from the contributions of its Members and of entities and organizations authorized to participate in the Union's activities in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Convention.
If a telecommunication originating in the territory of such a State is accepted by a Member, it must be transmitted and, in so far as it follows the telecommunication channels of a Member, the obligatory provisions of this Constitution, of the Convention and of the Administrative Regulations and the usual charges shall apply to it.
www.austlii.edu.au /au/other/dfat/treaties/1994/28.html   (17490 words)

 International Telecommunication Union
Thanks to ITU development efforts and regional cooperation programmes, telecommunications administrations in the world's developing regions are finding ways to extend and upgrade national telecommunications networks, bringing the convenience and economic power of modern telecommunications within the reach of more and more of the world's people.
The ITU is the world's oldest intergovernmental organization, with a history stretching back more than 130 years to 1865 and the develop ment of the first telegraph systems.
Created to manage the international interconnection of these early telecommunication systems, the ITU has since facilitated the development of the telephone, radiocom munications, radio and television broadcasting, and lately the popu larization of personal computing and the birth of the Electronic Age.
www.unece.org /game/ourlives/itu.htm   (1247 words)

 What is ITU? International Telecommunication Union Telephone
Founded in Paris in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union, the International Telecommunication Union took its present name in 1934 and became a specialized agency of the United Nations in 1947.
The ITU is an intergovernmental organization, within which the public and private sectors cooperate for the development of telecommunications.
The ITU adopts international regulations and treaties governing all terrestrial and space uses of the frequency spectrum as well as the use of the geostationary-satellite orbit, within which countries adopt their national legislation.
bugclub.org /beginners/wireless/itu.html   (248 words)

 Calliope Interpreters - Terminology, international organisations & useful links
Calliope Interpreters - Terminology, international organisations and useful links
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - IBRD
International Criminal Police Organization - ICPO / INTERPOL
www.calliope-interpreters.org /en/pratique2_uk.htm   (106 words)

 About Health On the Net (HON): Background
The 60 participants came from 11 countries [2].
They included U.S. heart surgeon Dr Michael DeBakey [3], physicians and professors, researchers and senior representatives of the World Health Organisation (WHO) [4], International Telecommunication Union (ITU) [5], the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) [6], the European Commission [7], the National Library of Medicine [8] and the G7-Global Healthcare Applications Project [9].
Embedded in one of the liveliest, most innovative international centres for RandD in medical informatics and life sciences, HON co-operates closely with the University Hospitals of Geneva [11] and the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics [12].
www.hon.ch /Global   (338 words)

 ITU Copyright Information
Such information may be utilised in the receiving organization, as required, to further the work of the ITU or any standards body developing related standards, to provide guidance for product or service development and implementation and to serve as support documentation associated with a product or service."
For special arrangement or further clarification regarding this policy, please contact:
Contact for this page : Corporate Communication Unit
www.itu.int /home/copyright   (66 words)

 Radio Laboratory Handbook 2004
Many projects have been launched to solve the problem, but without active involvement of young scientists and engineers in developing countries, without wide dissemination of the know-how, there is no hope to bridge the digital gap in the foreseeable future.
Training activities on digital radio have been initiated at ICTP schools and colleges, some of which were carried out in collaboration with other entities, such as the International Union of Radio Science URSI, and the International Telecommunication Union Telecommunication Development Bureau ITU/BDT.
These activities included tutorial lectures and laboratory work, where both computer networking and innovative digital radio techniques were experienced by some 1500 participants from all the continents since 1996.
wireless.ictp.trieste.it /handbook   (471 words)

 Childnet International
Childnet believes that it is only by working actively with other partners in all sectors that the interests of children will be promoted in international communications.
If you would like to link to Childnet you can include this button on your site or simply include the url for our main website: http://www.childnet-int.org.
We will review requests which we receive to link to other organisations and on the whole tend to link to resources focussed on children/parents use of the Internet and tend not to profile commercial organisations.
www.childnet-int.org /links   (87 words)

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