- Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia
Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia Abbreviation ORARI Type Non-profit organization Purpose/focus Advocacy, Education Headquarters Jakarta, Indonesia Region served Indonesia Official languages Indonesian President Sutiyoso YB0ST Affiliations International Amateur Radio Union Website http://www.orari.or.id/
The Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia (ORARI) (n English, Amateur Radio Organization of Indonesia) is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio enthusiasts in Indonesia. According to a 2000 census compiled by the International Amateur Radio Union, Indonesia has the thirteenth-largest population of amateur radio operators in the world. A key membership benefit of the ORARI is a QSL bureau for those Indonesian amateur radio operators in regular communications with other amateur radio operators in foreign countries. The ORARI represents the interests of Indonesian amateur radio operators before Indonesian and international regulatory authorities. ORARI is the national member society representing Indonesia in the International Amateur Radio Union.
ORARI divides amateur radio privilege into three classes. The starting level is Siaga (Alert) whose prefix is YD/YG. The intermediate level is Penggalang (Supporter) with the prefix of YC/YF. The highest level is Penegak (Enforcer) with the prefix of YB/YE. As a vast archipelago, Indonesia is divided into several call areas;
- Jakarta, call area 0,
- Java West / Banten, call area 1,
- Central Java - Jogjakarta, call area 2,
- East Java - Madura call area 3,
- South Sumatera - Lampung - Jambi - Bengkulu - Bangka Belitung, call area 4,
- Riau - Batam - West Sumatera, call area 5,
- North Sumatera - Aceh,, call area 6,
- Borneo call area 7, Sulawesi call area 8,
- Bali - Lombok - West Nusa Tenggara - Maluku - Ternate - Papua, call area 9.
- ^ International Amateur Radio Union (2008). "Status Summary of Radio Amateurs & Amateur Stations of the World". Retrieved on 2007-07-13.
- ^ International Amateur Radio Union (2008). "Member Societies". Retrieved Feb. 21, 2008.
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