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  • Tuesday, January 24, 2012

    WRC-12 Day 1

    wrc-12sThe opening of WRC-12 took place in Geneva on 23 January 2012. More than 3000 delegates from over 150 countries are represented. Mr Tariq Al-Awadhi from the UAE was elected as the conference chairman.

    The work started with the election of the various committee chairmen, working group chairmen and sub working group chairmen. Brennan Price, N4QX, ARRL Chief Technical Officer and a member of the US delegation was elected as chairman of Sub Working Group 4C3, which will be dealing with agenda item 1.23 on a secondary amateur allocation around 500 kHz.

    Besides the Region 1 radio amateurs mentioned yesterday we also see Ken Yamamoto, JA1CJP on the Japanese delegation, Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN on the Canadian delegation and Dale Hughes, VK1DSH on the Australian delegation. The IARU, with an observer status at WRC-12, is represented by IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH, Vice-President Ole Garpestad, LA2RR, Region 2 President Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AM, IARU Secretary Rod Stafford, W6ROD, Ken Pulfer, VE3PU and Dave Sumner, K1ZZ. ARRL Technical Relations Specialist Jon Siverling, WB3ERA is on the CITEL delegation.

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