United Arab Emirates
Emirates Amateur Radio Society
Amateur Radio
a hobby, where people talk about their hobby, using their hobby!
Amateur radio, also known as Ham Radio, is the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosport, contesting, and emergency communication. The term “amateur” is used to specify “a duly authorised person interested in radio & electronics practice with a purely personal aim & without pecuniary interest.

Strategy

Provide & Support strategic direction for issues related to Amateur Radio, Educate and encourage the next generation of Radio Amateurs and innovators in United Arab Emirates and play positive role in fulfilling UAE leadership’s aim to be “one of the best countries in the world”!

Services

Provide the best support to members by lobbying the National regulator, TRA to protect and enhance the privileges, promote Amateur Radio and its role in facilitating emerging communication technologies, along exchange of such information and ideas among its members and peer associations.

Volunteering

Volunteering is a cornerstone of the Amateur Radio Service. Help, educate the public about the Amateur Radio, welcome newcomers, encourage self-training and skill advancement and offer emergency communications if a need arises.
Emirates Amateur Radio Society

Emirates Amateur Radio Society (EARS) is the National association of Radio Amateurs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE),supported by the UAE Ministry of Community Development under the Ministerial Resolution No. (66). EARS started with around 30 members butis proud to have a member count of approximately 1500 Radio Amateurs presently.

Objectives of the Society:-

  • Provide & Support evidence-based research and strategic direction for issues related to Amateur Radio.

  • Promote Amateur Radio and its role in facilitating emerging communication technologies, along exchange of such information and ideas among its members and peer associations.

  • Educate and encourage the next generation of Radio Amateurs in United Arab Emirates.

  • Lobby the National regulator, TRA to protect and enhance the privileges of licensed Radio Amateurs.

  • Provide emergency and/or auxiliary communications service to public safety and public service organizations if required.

    Society closely works with UAE Telecom Regulatory Authority, TRA for licensing and spectrum related matters and holds meetings and regular engagements at the highest level to keep each side updated with the changes in technology and regulatory framework.

Our Latest Activities
Emirates Amateur Radio Society (EARS) offers courses, workshops and outreach programs for the promotion of interest in Amateur Radio communication and experimentation and advancement of the radio art.
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