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Radio Amateur Insurance: a new EURAO global service

This month EURAO launches a new global service: the Radio Amateur Insurance.

Radio Amateur activities The purpose of this insurance, with a coverage of 9.000.000 EUR, is to guarantee the pecuniary consequences of the civil liability incumbent on the insured due to consequential bodily, material and immaterial damage caused to third parties as a result of their radio amateur activities, including travel, and events organized by the subscriber, including assembly and disassembly operations.

This means, translated to our activity, a plus of relief when we do radio outside our QTH, either on the beach, in the countryside, in a park or in the mountains, as in the case of field days or SOTA.

Poblenou But also in an urban environment, such as in a square, in a schoolyard or inside a classroom in a workshop with students, or with scouts in their venue or campground.

In addition to covering contingencies, this insurance is useful to obtain authorization to carry out activities in the public space, which is mandatory in some countries.

The coverage of this insurance is worldwide, with some limitations for the USA and Canada.

In order to evaluate the interest in this new service, and thus be able to properly size it, this insurance has been included, experimentally and at no extra cost, in the current EURAO Individual Membership, with only one condition: the method of paying the membership fee must be recurring, i.e., either by a PayPal subscription or by a direct debit. A reward for loyalty.

All those members who have not yet done so, are invited to take a PayPal subscription, as they already do with Netflix (hi hi). Or tell us their bank account number (IBAN/BIC).

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EURAO General Assembly 2020: virtually on June 27 nuevo

Online Assembly Because COVID-19, the popular Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO exhibition has been canceled. However, EURAO will hold its General Assembly on the scheduled date: Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 17:00 CEST, albeit virtually.

For this reason, the image of this year's Assembly will be more similar to the picture on the left than the usual group of people around a table. Anyway, the agenda is full of interesting topics to deal with and even the admission of several new member associations.

President's letter about COVID-19 nuevo

YO9RIJ The president of EURAO, Petrica Stolnicu, YO9RIJ, addressed in March a letter to all members, highlighting the adaptation to the changes that radio amateurs are able to do, especially at times like this.

The letter also reflects on the meaning of "team" concept, the ham spirit, the need to help each other, and losing fear of new challenges, trying to launch a positive message of hope for the future.

Newsletter issue: 2020-06-01
EURAO is stakeholder of:
ITU

CEPT/ECC
UN/DESA
EURAO member associations
  • CISAR: Centro Italiano di Sperimentazione ed Attività Radiantistiche (Italy)
  • FEDI-EA: Federación Digital EA (Spain)
  • VRA: Vlaamse RadioAmateurs (Belgium)
  • UFRC: Union Francophone des Radio Clubs (Belgium)
  • FeRaCat: Federació de Radio­afi­cio­nats de Catalunya (Spain)
  • ARR: Asociatia Radioclubul Romniei (Romania)
  • RCL: Radioamador Clube de Loul (Portugal)
  • RNRE: Raggruppamento Nazionale Radiocomunicazioni di Emergenza (Italy)
  • TRGM: Tertulia Radio­ama­do­ris­tica Guglielmo Marconi (Portugal)
  • ARRLx: Associao de Radio­ama­dores da Regio de Lisboa (Portugal)
  • LigaCBR: Liga Espaola de Asociaciones CB y Radio­aficionados (Spain)
  • RFDX: Romeo Foxtrot International DX Club (The Netherlands)
  • CFR: Community Friends Radio (Russia)
  • IECRO: International Emergency Communication Registry of Operators
  • NRSI: National Radio Society of Ireland
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