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International Amateur Radio Union
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).
The IARU was formed in 1925.
The IARU has an elected President, Vice President, Secretary and other officials (including regional representatives) forming an Administrative Council.
The IARU International Secretariat (IARUIS) is operated by a member society after election by members. Currently, the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) operates the IARUIS from its headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, USA.
The IARU is organised into three regions:
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