The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is a federation of national associations of certified radio amateurs, representing over 150 countries and separate territories around the world.

The three IARU Regions are organised to broadly mirror the structure of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and its related regional telecommunications organisations. The Regions comprise:
- IARU Region 1: Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Northern Asia
- IARU Region 2: The Americas
- IARU Region 3: Asia-Pacific

The IARU represents the interests of the Amateur Radio Service worldwide to relevant international organisations, promoting the interests of amateur radio and seeking to protect and enhance its spectrum privileges.

Executive Committee

Vienna Interim Meeting 2019

The 2019 Interim Meeting will be held in the Intercity Hotel in Vienna Austria 27-28 April 2019. The organisation will be in the capable hands of our Austrian Member Society OeVSV. Member Socieies can participate by sending a delegation and/or by submitting papers.

Member Societies planning to attend the Interim Meeting are requested to notify the organising society, OeVSV and the Region 1 Secretary not later than 1 March 2019. Please use This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Participants need to book their rooms directly at the hotel, The deadline for hotel reservation is also 1 March 2019. Reservations made after this date are not guaranteed.

Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement
The International Amateur Radio Union (“IARU”) is the global voice of amateur radio, representing the interest of radio amateurs in over 160 national amateur radio societies around the world.
This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website or another IARU website or when you interact with us by email, post or other means.
What information do we collect about you? If you make contact with IARU on any matter, we may retain a record of that contact. In most cases this will be your name and email address.
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How will we use the information about you?  We use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to our website. We will not pass your information outside of IARU unless you specifically request us or give us permission to do so.  If you are working in a voluntary capacity for IARU, we will use personal information such as email address, physical address and telephone number(s) to maintain contact with you and so allow you to be effective in your voluntary work with us.
If you are an official of one of IARU’s national member societies we may list your contact details on the “Member Society” pages of our website. The provision of your data to us by your own member society is taken as your consent for us to display this data, but we will attempt to confirm with you that you do not object. If you wish that data to be removed at any time, you should contact the Data Controller, whose details are at the end of this privacy statement.
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Other websites: Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.
Changes to our privacy policy:  We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.
How to contact us: Please contact us by email if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you. Email the IARU Region 1 Data Controller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. As of the date of the last update the Data Controller was IARU Region 1 Secretary Hans Blondeel Timmerman, PB2T.

EC Meeting 2018

EC2018

Mats SM6EAN – Jacques ON4AVJ – Ole LA2RR – Hans PB2T – Joerg DH3JW – Tore LA9QL – Dave EI3IO – Don G3BJ – Alex IV3KKW – Séamus EI8BP – Lisa PA2LS – Andreas HB9JOE – Oliver Z32TO – Sylvain F4GKR – Reinaldo YV5AM

The 2018 EC Meeting was held 16-18 February 2018 at the DARC Headquarters in Baunatal Germany. The minutes can be downloaded here https://www.iaru-r1.org/index.php/documents/func-startdown/999/

IARU Region 1 Executive Committee History

                                    

From-To Chairman  VC Secretary Treasurer  Members
1953-1956 SM5ZD PA0DD G2MI   G2IG G6CL HB9GA    
1956-1958 HB9GA SM2ZD G2MI F9DW I1XX DL1KV YU1AA    
1958-1960 HB9GA SM5ZD G6CL F9DW DL1KV YU1AA      
1960-1963 HB9GA SM5ZD G6CL F9DW DL1XJ YU1AA      
1963-1966 HB9GA SM5ZD G6CL F9DW DL1XJ YU1AA      
1966-1969 SM5ZD G2BVN G6CL PA0DD DL3NE YU1AA      
1969-1972 SM5ZD F3FA G2BVN PA0DD DL3NE YU3AA      
1972-1975 PA0DD ✝ F3FA G2BVN OH5NW YU3AA SP5FM EL2BA   (SM5ZD)
1975-1978 PA0LOU SP5FM G2BVN SM6CPI DJ3KR EL2BA YU3AA    
1978-1981 PA0LOU SP5FM G2BVN SM6CPI DJ3KR EL2BA YU3AA    
1981-1984 PA0LOU SP5FM G2BVN ✝ LA4ND DJ3KR EL2BA YU7NQM    
1984-1987 PA0LOU SP5FM G3FKM LA4ND YU7NQM I1RYS EL2BA    
1987-1990 PA0LOU SP5FM G3FKM I1RYS LA5QK 7X4MD YT7MM    
1990-1993 PA0LOU SP5FM G3FKM I1RYS YT7MM 7X4MD LA5QK    
1993-1996 PA0LOU SP5FM G3FKM I1RYS OH2BU ZS6AKV 6W1KI A41JT F5JFT
1996-1999 PA0LOU SP5FM G3FKM I1RYS A41JT DF5UG 6W1KI F5JFT ZS5AKV
1999-2002 PA0LOU 6W1KI G3GVV F6DRV A41JT LA2RR SP5FM ZS5AKV DK9HU
2002-2005 LA2RR 6W1KI G3BJ HB9JOE DF5UG LZ1US A41JT PA7BT/PB2T  5Z4MR
2005-2008 LA2RR 6W1KI G3BJ HB9JOE PB2T LZ1US DF5UG 9A5W 5Z4MR
From-To President VP Secretary Treasurer  Members
2008-2011 PB2T 6W1KI ZS4BS HB9JOE OD5TE F6IOC 9A5W LZ1US G3PSM
2011-2014 PB2T OD5TE ZS4BS HB9JOE G3PSM DL9KCE 9A5W LZ1US SM6CNN
2014-2017 G3BJ 9K2RR ZS4BS HB9FPM DL9KCE EI3IO OZ7IS Z32TO 4O3A

✝ PA0DD passed away 18 September 1972 during his term as Chairman. The EC was then reinforced by the previous Chairman SM5ZD.
✝ G2BVN passed away 30 September 1980 during his term as Secretary. G5CO was appointed Secretary at the EC meeting 23-25 October 1981.