Íslenskir Radíóamatörar

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Íslenskir Radíóamatörar
Icelandic Radio Amateurs
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Abbreviation IRA
Formation August 14, 1946[1]
Type Non-profit organization
Purpose/focus Advocacy, Education
Location Reykjavík, Iceland
Region served Iceland
Official languages Icelandic
President Guðmundur Sveinsson TF3SG.
Affiliations International Amateur Radio Union
Website http://www.ira.is/

The Íslenskir Radíóamatörar (IRA) (in English, Icelandic Radio Amateurs) is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio enthusiasts in Iceland. Key membership benefits of the IRA include the sponsorship of amateur radio operating awards and radio contests, and a QSL bureau for those members who regularly communicate with amateur radio operators in other countries. IRA represents the interests of Icelandic amateur radio operators before Icelandic and international telecommunications regulatory authorities. IRA publishes a monthly membership magazine called CQ TF.[1] IRA is the national member society representing Iceland in the International Amateur Radio Union.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Íslenskir Radíóamatörar (2008). "Welcome to The Icelandic Radio Amateurs Web Page". Retrieved Aug. 15, 2008.
  2. ^ International Amateur Radio Union (2008). "Member Societies". Retrieved Aug. 1, 2008.