Kuwait Amateur Radio Society

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الجمعية الكويتية لهواة اللاسلكي
Kuwait Amateur Radio Society
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Abbreviation KARS
Formation 1979[1]
Type Non-profit organization
Purpose Advocacy, Education
Location Safat, Kuwait
Region served
Kuwait
Official language
Arabic
Chairman
Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Awadi, 9K2FF
Affiliations International Amateur Radio Union
Website http://9k2ra.net/

The Kuwait Amateur Radio Society (KARS) (in Arabic, الجمعية الكويتية لهواة اللاسلكي) is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio enthusiasts in Kuwait. The organization uses KARS as its official international abbreviation, based on the English translation of the organization's name. KARS operates a QSL bureau for those members who regularly communicate with amateur radio operators in other countries, and offers radio equipment to its members for their use.[1] KARS represents the interests of Kuwaiti amateur radio operators and shortwave listeners before Kuwaiti and international telecommunications regulatory authorities. KARS is the national member society representing Kuwait in the International Amateur Radio Union.[2] Board members:Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Awadi, 9K2FF ( Chairman ), Sami Alfarhan, 9K2SB ( Vice Chairman ), Eng. Faisal N. Alajmi, 9K2RR ( General Secretary ), Hamad J. Alnusif, 9K2HN ( Treasurer ), Eng. Ahmad A. Alhloi, 9K2DB ( member ), Bader Alduwaisan, 9K2RS ( member ), Mohamed KH. Alnesf, 9K2MN ( member )

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  1. ^ a b Kuwait Amateur Radio Society (2008). "About KARS". Retrieved Oct. 30, 2008.
  2. ^ International Amateur Radio Union (2008). "Member Societies". Retrieved Aug. 1, 2008.