It was on April 18, 1925 that the The International Amateur Radio Union or IARU was founded in Paris, France. The IARU is an organization dedicated to the use and development of amateur radio around the globe and boasts over 3,000,000 licensed operators worldwide. Each year on April 18, amateur radio operators around the world get on the air to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day or WARD.
To celebrate, nearly a dozen World Amateur Radio Day Special Event Stations will be in operation. Two of these stations include:
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.
United States -
North Carolina: W4SNC - Iredell County Amateur Radio Society, 1100-1600 UTC
In celebration of World Amateur Radio Day 2015, Buy Two Way Radios is offering a WARD special: Purchase a qualifying model from our selection of Amateur Radios and take an additional 10% off with Promo Code: HAMDAY15! This special discount is valid from 2 PM EDT April 17, 2015 to Midnight Monday, April 20! Simply enter Promo Code: HAMDAY15 at checkout and your 10% discount will be applied to your order.
The celebration doesn't end there. In addition to the promo code discount, we're also offering freebies and other add-ons with the purchase of select Baofeng, Leixen and Wouxun amateur radios!
|Make||Model||10% Discount |
|Wouxun||KG-UV8D||YES||Silicon Case |
and Quick Clean Cloth
|BTWR Essentials||Ham Radio Starter Kit - HT||YES||Quick Reference Card |
|BTWR Essentials||Starter Kit - Mobile/Base Station||YES||Quick Reference Card |
Note: This special is valid during the weekend of World Amateur Radio Day only beginning at 2 PM EDT Friday, April 17, 2015 and expires at midnight, April 20, 2015.
Join the celebration and Get On The Air Saturday, April 18, 2015 for World Amateur Radio Day!