Via the ARRL: World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 Enters Its Third Week

Intense discussions of the most contentious agenda items marked the second week of World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), but very little was resolved.

“It is clear that long days and nights are ahead in the last 2 weeks,” International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Secretary David Sumner, K1ZZ, observed. Representatives of the IARU and its member-societies — 14 in all — are attending all or part of the conference. IARU is admitted in a non-advisory capacity. Those representing IARU may attend meetings but may not participate unless asked by the chairman to provide information.

“That does happen occasionally, but most of our talking with delegates occurs in the hallways during breaks — in other words, lobbying,” explained Sumner, who this week reported on where issues affecting the amateur services stand at the midway point of the conference.

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