From the 26th until 30th of April 2010, European radio societies will provide information about the Amateur Radio service in the European Parliament building.
With the title European Amateur Radio Benefits Society, the exhibition focuses on Emergency communications and Education & Space, with the aim to raise awareness amongst European politicians. The exhibition is sponsored by MEP Mrs Brigit Sippel, who supports the goals and the socio-political importance of Amateur Radio, said “this exhibition will offer the possibility to become informed about this service”. The exhibition was opened by IARU Region 1 President PB2T.
The opening was attended by the Euro Commissioner responsible for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Dr Kristalina Georgieva together with many MEPS and their assistants.
PHOTO: Panayot LZ1US, Claude ON7TK, MEP Mrs Brigit Sippel, Thilo DL9KCE, Dr Kristalina Georgieva and Hans PB2T.
More information can be found here http://www.iaru-r1.org/