from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. International Amateur Radio Union


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  • The IARU is the worldwide federation of national Amateur Radio organizations representing radio amateurs in 158 countrie

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  • Herbert "Pete" Hoover III, W6ZH (SK) (Feb 10, 2010) -- Herbert "Pete" Hoover III, W6ZH (ex-W6APW) -- the grandson of Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States, and the son of former IARU and ARRL President Herbert Hoover Jr, W6ZH (SK) -- passed away February 4, 2010.

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  • While there are no immediate matters to concern the amateur services during the Civil/Military meeting the IARU believes that it is always a good opportunity to have a presence. News

  • IARU is not accountable to anyone and has no professional membership.


  • Unlike the American Geophysical Union, the World Meteorological Organisation or the UK's Royal Society - who also hold large conferences and who from time-to-time issue carefully-worded statements representing the views of professional bodies - this conference was organized by the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), a little-heard-of coalition launched in January 2006 consisting of ten of the world's self-proclaimed elite universities, including of course the University of Copenhagen.


  • This installment covers the month of February. released a statement that addresses the growing number of proposed state and local laws and ordinances regulating the use of cellular telephone and text messaging, inadvertently affecting Amateur Radio mobile communications. that Timothy S. Ellam, VE6SH / G4HUA, of Canada, was elected IARU President and Ole Garpestad,

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  • The Belgian Vanity Call system was made possible thanks to the UBA, the Belgian IARU society. News

  • Professor Ian Chubb, chair of IARU, said that this week's Climate Congress, which will consolidate the latest climate change science undertaken over the four years since the IPCC compiled its report, would aim to reinforce that message.

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  • Responding to their calls, professor Katherine Richardson, chair of the IARU steering committee, said that political and business leaders also had a responsibility to reframe the debate surrounding climate change science, arguing that it should be perceived as a risk, rather than a "prediction problem".

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  • Speaking at the opening of the International Alliance of Research University's (IARU) climate congress in Copenhagen, John Ashton, special envoy for climate change at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, argued that there remained a significant communication gap between the scientific and political community.

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