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Korean Amateur Radio League

The Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL) (n Korean, 한국아마추어무선연맹) is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio enthusiasts in South Korea. KARL was founded in 1955 by Korean radio communication enthusiasts. Due to advocacy efforts of KARL, the first amateur radio station in South Korea, HL2AA is Seoul, was licensed in 1959. KARL is the national member society representing South Korea in the International Amateur Radio Union.[1] KARL was the host society for the 14th World Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships held in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi, South Korea in September, 2008.[2]

Korean Amateur Radio League
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Abbreviation KARL
Formation 1955
Type Non-profit organization
Purpose Advocacy, Education


Region served
South Korea
Official language
Han Jeong Hoon HL2AGG
Affiliations International Amateur Radio Union

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ International Amateur Radio Union (2008). "Member Societies". Retrieved Feb. 21, 2008.
  2. ^ Korean Amateur Radio League (2008). "14th World ARDF Championships". Retrieved Feb. 21, 2008.