Amateur Radio Space Exploration Working Group (ARSPEX)
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- Published: Friday, 13 March 2009 08:50
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The ARSPEX Working Group is a specialised body of the IARU Region 1 and is set up by the General Conference. It acts under the provisions of the IARU Region 1 Constitution and Bylaws.
The ARSPEX WG chairman will maintain contact with the Space Agencies and with the international organisation ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) with the aim of
a. Developing Space related amateur radio activities
b. Circulating information on these activities to the members of the WG as well as to the Secretary of IARU Region 1
e. Developing Educational Outreach related to Amateur Radio in Space.
The ARSPEX WG will advise the General Conferences of IARU Region 1 and in between Conferences the Executive Committee of IARU Region 1 on
a. Optimum policies related to Amateur Radio in Space Working Groups
b. Opportunities for acquiring support from the Space Agencies and other organisations for the development of Amateur Radio in Space.