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IARU Font - Year 2000
Region 1 Region 2 Region 3
Rank Country Amateur Radio Licences Europe, Africa Asia, Pacific American
1 Japan 1.296.059 1.296.059
2 USA 679.864 679.864
3 Thailand 141.241 141.241
4 RO Korea 141.000 141.000
5 Germany 79.666 79.666
6 Chinese Taipei 68.692 68.692
7 Spain 58.700 58.700
8 UK 58.426 58.426
9 Canada 44.024 44.024
10 Russia 38.000 38.000
11 Brazil 32.053 32.053
12 Italy 30.000 30.000
13 Indonesia 27.815 27.815
14 France 18.500 18.500
15 Ukraine 17.265 17.265
16 Argentina 16.889 16.889
17 Poland 16.000 16.000
18 Australia 15.328 15.328
19 Netherlands 14.529 14.529
20 Sweden 10.817 10.817
21 India 10.679 10.679
22 Venezuela 10.600 10.600
23 Denmark 10.060 10.060
24 Hungary 9.000 9.000
25 Czech Rep. 7.086 7.086
26 Mexico 7.059 7.059
27 Chile 7.054 7.054
28 Slovenia 6.500 6.500
29 Colombia 6.500 6.500
30 Austria 6.214 6.214
31 South Africa 6.000 6.000
32 Finland 5.900 5.900
33 Switzerland 5.500 5.500
34 New Zealand 5.464 5.464
35 Norway 5.302 5.302
36 Belgium 5.295 5.295
37 Paraguay 5.085 5.085
38 Bulgaria 4.950 4.950
39 Portugal 4.200 4.200
40 Philippines 4.000 4.000
41 Uruguay 3.980 3.980
42 Romania 3.500 3.500
43 Peru 3.080 3.080
44 Greece 2.952 2.952
45 Dominicana 2.354 2.354
46 Panama 2.024 2.024
47 Ecuador 2.006 2.006
48 Cuba 1.870 1.870
49 Bosnia 1.758 1.758
50 Ireland 1.658 1.658
51 Hong Kong 1.508 1.508
52 Croatia 1.410 1.410
53 Bolivia 1.385 1.385
54 Belarus 1.359 1.359
55 Israel 1.225 1.225
56 Turkey 1.200 1.200
57 Estonia 1.000 1.000
58 Costa Rica 937 937
59 Slovakia 930 930
60 Lithuania 810 810
61 China 800 800
62 El Salvador 703 703
63 FYR Macedonia 620 620
64 Cyprus 578 578
65 Nicaragua 564 564
66 Luxembourg 525 525
67 Cote d'Ivoire 500 500
68 Malta 470 470
69 Trinidad 445 445
70 Morocco 391 391
71 Guatemala 386 386
72 Malaysia 381 381
73 Yugoslavia 354 354
74 Honduras 298 298
75 Pakistan 214 214
76 Lebanon 205 205
77 Sri Lanka 200 200
78 Moldova 192 192
79 Latvia 190 190
80 Tanzania 173 173
81 Fr. Polynesia 172 172
82 Grenada 168 168
83 Nigeria 158 158
84 Barbados 150 150
85 Iceland 140 140
86 Jordan 133 133
87 New Caledonia 130 130
88 Kuwait 126 126
89 Haiti 100 100
90 Zimbabwe 96 96
91 PNG 95 95
92 Singapore 95 95
93 Andorra 94 94
94 Oman 94 94
95 Suriname 93 93
96 Montserrat 92 92
97 Faroe Is. 90 90
98 Bermuda 90 90
99 Namibia 88 88
100 Jamaica 84 84
Tot. 2.984.739 Tot. 440.929 Tot. 831.680 Tot. 1.712.130
Numbers of Hamradio licences

Numbers of licecnces
Year 2011 (Arrl)
Numbers of licecnces
Year 2000 (IARU)
Region 1
400.000
440.929( of which Europe 430.000 )
Region 2830.000( of which  U.S. 700.000 )831.680( of which U.S. 672.000 )
Region 3750.000( of which Japan 447.000 )
1.712.130( of which Japan 1.300.000 )

1.980.000

2.984.739

I.A.R.U. declares: "2016: Today, Amateur Radio is more popular than ever, with over 3,000,000 licensed operators!"
OLD REAL MEN: "Results of survey conducted for the ARRL 2015: half of the active radio amateurs in U.S. are between the ages 55-74 (45% licensed up 55)"
MAX LEGAL POWER HAMRADIO
Nations
Max Legal Power HF kW (Ssb)
Notes
Australia
0,40
120W FM and other mode
Belgium
1,00
Canada
2,25
Germany
0,75
Greece
0,50100W V/Uhf
Japan
1,00
Hungary1,50
India
0,40
Italy
0,50
Luxembourg
1,00
New Zealand
1,00
Oman
0,15
Monaco
0,10
Russia1,00
Somalia3,00
Switzerland
1,00
Taiwan
1,50
Mobile 25W
Tadjikistan
1,00
United Kingdom
0,15
United States
1,50
Novice 200W
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