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Econet Leo SA (Burundi)
Daffodil International University (Bangladesh)
SAMENA Telecommunications Council [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel)
ICT Research Institute (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
Tokai University
East African Community
Keio University (Japan)
Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) [ROA] (Costa Rica)
Tor Vergata University of Rome (Italy)
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Open University of Sudan (Sudan)
WebForce International Federation [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
VALSCH Consulting (Côte d
Gateway Gulf LLC (Bahrain)
Tata Communications Ltd (India)
MTN Nigeria Communications Limited [ROA] (Nigeria (Federal Republic of))
Axiata Group Berhad
Universidad de Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
Qualcomm, Inc.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC
Institut National de la Poste et des Technologies de l
Telefon AB - LM Ericsson
Centre d
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
National Telecommunication Corporation (Pakistan)
International Sailing Schools Association (International)
Universidad de las Américas (Ecuador)
Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (International)
Inmarsat Ltd.



International Amateur Radio Union

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is the worldwide federation of national Amateur Radio organizations. Its membership consists of more than 160 member-societies in as many countries and separate territories. The IARU was founded at a meeting in Paris in 1925. The IARU is recognized by the ITU as the representative of the interests of the amateur and amateur-satellite services. The IARU is a Sector Member of the ITU Radiocommunication and Development Sectors and participates in the Study Groups of both Sectors. Its Web site is

CategoryInternational Organisations
Based inUnited States of America
DomainsSatellite ; Mobile ; Fixed
ITU Global DirectoryInternational Amateur Radio Union
Mr. Timothy S. Ellam
Timothy S Ellam is President of the International Amateur Radio Union. He became a special technical advisor on legal matters to the IARU in 1999. In 2001 he was elected to the IARU Region 2 executive committee and subsequently as IARU Vice President (2004) and President (2009). Tim serve as counsel and in other executive positions to Canadian IAR Member society, Radio Amateurs of Canada and one of its predecessor organizations from 1990 to 1999. He has held a Canadian Advanced Amateur License since 1977 (VE6SH) and  a British Amateur License since 1978 (as G4HUA). Mr. Ellam has represented the IARU at a number of ITU meetings since 2001. 
Professionally, he is a lawyer with a major Canadian law firm and part of the management team. He has appeared as senior litigation counsel in patent, licensing, copyright and technology related trials, arbitrations and hearings. In addition, he provides related advice to his clients on general commercial litigation. He has acted on a number of telecommunication matters and appeared for radio amateurs before the Federal Court of Canada and a number of Development Appeal Boards. Mr.  Ellam is also the co-author of Dispute Resolution in the Telecommunications Sector, published by the International Telecommunications Union and the World Bank and a contributing author to Antenna Zoning for the Radio Amateur. Tim is also a Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts – Civil) in the Law Society of England and Wales and holds Rights of Audience in the Higher Courts in that jurisdiction. He also holds the designation Fellow in International Legal Practice granted by the International Bar Association and the College of Law of England and Wales and was recently elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.