18 April ham radio operators around the world celebrate the World Amateur Radio Day. It was on that day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris
World Amateur Radio Day is the day when IARU Member-Societies can show our capabilities to the public and enjoy global friendship with other Amateurs worldwide.
Groups should promote their WARD activity on social media by using the hash tag #WARD2015 on Twitter and Facebook.
World Amateur Radio Day Special Event Stations
Bahrain Amateur Radio Group – A91WARD: 0000 – 2359 UTC 18 April. 40m, 20m, 15m, 10m SSB, PSK, RTTY
Ertvelde – ON4CKZ/OO7N: CW Only, 0800z-1000z; 1030z-1300z; 1800z-2200z
Boa Vista, Roraima – PV8DX/PV8AA: AMSAT-BR & LABRE will be QRV 1830-2230 UTC on 28.390 & 21.360 MHz. Also on FO-29 satellite
Cairo – SU0ERA: Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society for Development (ERASD) will be active on HF as part of the Cairo Science Festival
Kolkata: AU2ARD will be QRV 1630 17 April – 1830 UTC 19 April
West Bengal: VU2MQT will be QRV 18 April 0730 -1230 UTC
Guatemala City – TG0AA: 1500z-2200z April 18. 40m/20m/15m SSB, CW, Digital
A43WARD 0500-1700 UTC
KP4FD 0000 – 2359 UTC
Caribbean Amateur Radio Group – WP4CRG: SSTV activity beginning 0000 UTC April 18 on 14.230 MHz and 145.600 MHz
Johannesburg – ZS6KTS: Kempton Amateur Radio Technical Society April 18 1000z-2000z. 10, 15, 20, 40m + Echolink node 8041
North Carolina: W4SNC – Iredell County Amateur Radio Society, 1100-1600 UTC
World Radio Network: Special WARD IRLP net
1600-1730 UTC via the World Conference Server (IRLP Node 9251) and the Hi-Gate Server (IRLP Node 9250). KD2HWN, net control. Stations around the world are encouraged to check in.