World Amateur Radio Day

| April 10, 2015

On Saturday, 18 April, radio amateurs worldwide will take to the airwaves to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day 2015.

It was on 18 April 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was founded in Paris.

The primary purpose of World Amateur Radio Day is to highlight amateur radio and its benefits to countries and communities.

Special event stations will be on the air over the 18 and 19 April weekend to highlight World Amateur Radio Day and the IARU’s 90th anniversary.

Special event stations will include A43WARD in Oman, KP4FD in Puerto Rico, AU2ARD and VU2MQT in India, W4SNC in the US and CS2015WARD in Portugal.

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