International Amateur Radio Union
P.O. Box 310905
Newington, CT 06131-0905 USA
Email: secretary @ iaru.org
11 May 2017
For immediate release
“New” Belize Amateur Radio Club Admitted to IARU Membership
The member-societies ofthe International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) have approved a proposal to admita new representative of the radio amateurs of Belize to IARU membership. As ofthe deadline for voting, 9 May 2017, 77 member-societies had voted in favor ofadmitting the Belize Amateur Radio Club (BARC) with none opposed. There were no
abstentions. The affirmative votes of 55 member-societies were required forapproval.
Belize previously wasrepresented in the IARU by another organization of the same name. Once the IARUAdministrative Council determined that this earlier organization no longerexisted, IARU Region 2 accepted an application for membership from the new BARCand confirmed that it satisfied the requirements of the IARU Constitution andBylaws.
The officers of BARC are:
Emil Rodriguez,V31ER, President
Dr. Andre T.Scholz, V31DL, Vice President and IARU Liaison
Steven Harp, V31SH, Secretary
Address: PO Box159, Belmopan, Belize, Central America
Telephone: +501601 6282
Email: see listingat www.iaru.org/member-societies.html
There are now167 IARU member-societies in as many countries and separate territories.