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Celebrate Ham Radio — WARD 2014

04/04/2014

As is well known to all, World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is celebrated every April 18 to commemorate the 1925 creation of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) in Paris, France. The IARU’s job is to watch over the interests of the Amateur Radio community around the world. Each year WARD has a different theme and in 2014 the theme is “Amateur Radio: Your Gateway to Wireless Communication.” Each of the 150 countries in the IARU has a Member Society in the US it’s the ARRL® and many clubs associated with the various Member Societies get on the air with special event stations to celebrate this day.

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