Two New Member-Societies Join IARU
On 1 November 2012 voting was completed on the admission of Federation of Radio Sport of Azerbaijan (Proposal No. 247) and St. Vincent & Grenadines Amateur Radio Club (Proposal No. 248) to IARU membership.
With 53 affirmative votes required for approval there were 60 votes in favor of Proposal No. 247 and 61 votes in favor of Proposal No. 248. Accordingly, both proposals were adopted. All participating member-societies voted in favor. Vote sheets were received after the deadline from CRAM (Mali) which voted in favor of both proposals.
The following member-societies participated in the voting:
AARA (Albania), ARA (Algeria), URA (Andorra), OeVSV (Austria), BFRR (Belarus), ARABiH (Bosnia & Herzegovina), BFRA (Bulgaria), HRS (Croatia), CRC (Czech Republic), ERAU (Estonia), EARS (Ethiopia), RSM (FYR of Macedonia), DARC (Germany), MRASZ (Hungary), IRA (Iceland), IRTS (Ireland), ARI (Italy), KARS (Kuwait), LRMD (Lithuania), MARS (Mauritius), ARM (Moldova), ARM (Monaco), NARL (Namibia), VERON (Netherlands), NARS (Nigeria), NRRL (Norway), ROARS (Oman), PZK (Poland), REP (Portugal), FRR (Romania), SRR (Russia), ARRSM (San Marino), ARAS (Senegal), SRS (Serbia), SARL (South Africa), URE (Spain), SSA (Sweden), USKA (Switzerland), UARL (Ukraine), and RSGB (United Kingdom).
ARSB (Barbados), RSB (Bermuda), LABRE (Brazil), RAC (Canada), CARS (Cayman Islands), RCD (Dominican Republic), GRC (Ecuador), GARC (Grenada – only on Proposal No. 248), FMRE (Mexico), RCH (Haiti), LPRA (Panama), RCP (Peru), TTARS (Trinidad & Tobago), RCU (Uruguay), and ARRL (USA).
WIA (Australia), CRSA (China), CTARL (Chinese Taipei), ARSI (India), JARL (Japan), and KARL (Rep. of Korea).
It is a pleasure to welcome Federation of Radio Sport of Azerbaijan and St. Vincent & Grenadines Amateur Radio Club to membership in the IARU.
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