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The 12th International Conference on Ionospheric Radio Systems and Techniques

15 – 17 May 2012, Royal York Hotel, York, UK

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Key dates for authors


Abstract submission deadline
18 October 2011


Notification of abstract acceptance
29 November 2011


Submission of full papers deadline
14 February 2012


Notification of full paper acceptance
6 March 2012



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The Institution of Engineering and Technology are delighted to announce the 12th in the series of international conferences on Ionospheric Radio Systems and Techniques Conference (IRST 2012). The conference will be held at the Royal York Hotel and Events Centre in York from 15 May to 17, 2012.


Chaired by Prof Les Barclay from Barclay Associates Ltd with the support of the organising committee's bring together researchers, industrialists, policy makers and service providers within the area of Ionospheric Radio Systems and Techniques, the event aims to review recent innovations and developments within ionospheric science as well as related radio systems and networks and to report on the latest research findings.

The full 3 day programme is complete and available to download.


Join us to hear two keynote address' from William Furman,  Harris Corporation, USA  who will be discussing Wideband HF: Rationale, strategy, and prospects on day one.



Followed by Cathryn Mitchell, University of Bath who will be focusing on UK Global navigation satellite systems and the ionosphere on day two.

Conference places are still available, either register online or download and complete a registration form.


Registration is also open for the conference dinner that will take place in the Oak Suite at the Royal York Hotel on Wednesday 16 May, the perfect opportunity to network with peers and the IRST Committee.


Places are limited!


View the registration page for further details.