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Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN, RAC Special Advisor, is once again in Geneva, Switzerland attending the latest Preparatory Meetings for the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) which will take place between October 28 and November 22, 2019 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

Preparatory Meetings are usually held at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) headquarters in Geneva and are of two weeks’ duration.

Bryan will be tweeting comments on Amateur Radio issues from the meeting using the hashtag #RACatITU. You can also follow him via @ractweets.

In his most recent tweet this morning from Geneva, Bryan wrote:

Bryan Rawlings tweet from Geneva at WRC Preparatory Meeting

What issues are Amateurs following here? AI 1.1 seeks a primary allocation to the Amateur Service in 50 to 54 MHz for ITU Region 1 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) just like we have in Regions 2 & 3. More later. #RAC@ITU

Bryan will also be including a report in the next issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine at the conclusion of the meetings. 

Stay tuned to this website for additional information.

For more information about World Radiocommunication Conferences and their Preparatory Meetings visit:

World Radio Communication Conferences: https://wp.rac.ca/wrc/

May 2018 Preparatory Meetings: https://wp.rac.ca/wrc-preparatory-meetings-may2018/

November 2017 Preparatory Meetings: https://wp.rac.ca/wrc-preparatory-meetings-november2017/

Calendar of Events: https://www.itu.int/en/events/Pages/Calendar-Events.aspx?sector=ITU-R