IARU addresses new radio spectrum pollution threat

The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual in-person meeting on September 15-16, 2017 in Landshut, Germany, immediately prior to the IARU Region 1 Conference 

The AC is responsible for the policy and management of the IARU and consists of the three IARU international officers and two representatives from each of the three IARU regional organizations.

The AC reviewed its priorities and positions with regard to the agenda items for the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). 

High Power Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) for electric vehicles is seen as having a significant potential for interference to radiocommunications. Addressing this threat requires an increased commitment of resources by potentially affected radiocommunication services, including amateur radio.

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