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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]

한국아마추어무선연맹
Korean Amateur Radio League
Karl logo.png
AbbreviationKARL
Formation1955
TypeNon-profit organization
PurposeAdvocacy, Education
HeadquartersSeoul
​PM37ml
Region served
South Korea
Official language
Korean
President
Han Jeong Hoon HL2AGG
AffiliationsInternational Amateur Radio Union
Websitehttp://www.karl.or.kr/

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  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.