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ARRL General Bulletin ARLB001 (2002)

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ARLB001 W1AW 2002 Winter Operating Schedule

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QST de W1AW  
ARRL Bulletin 1  ARLB001
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 2, 2002
To all radio amateurs 

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ARLB001 W1AW 2002 Winter Operating Schedule

Morning Schedule:

Time                  Mode     Days 
-------------------   ----     --------- 
1400 UTC (9 AM EST)   CWs      Wed, Fri 
1400 UTC (9 AM EST)   CWf      Tue, Thu 

Daily Visitor Operating Hours:

1500 UTC to 1700 UTC - (10 AM to 12 PM EST)
1800 UTC to 2045 UTC - (1 PM to 3:45 PM EST)

(Station closed 1700 to 1800 UTC (12 PM to 1 PM EST))

Afternoon/Evening Schedule:

2100 UTC (4 PM EST)      CWf      Mon, Wed, Fri 
2100  ''      ''         CWs      Tue, Thu
2200  ''  (5 PM EST)     CWb      Daily
2300  ''  (6 PM EST)     RTTY     Daily 
0000  ''  (7 PM EST)     CWs      Mon, Wed, Fri 
0000  ''      ''         CWf      Tue, Thu
0100  ''  (8 PM EST)     CWb      Daily
0200  ''  (9 PM EST)     RTTY     Daily 
0245  ''  (9:45 PM EST)  VOICE    Daily 
0300  ''  (10 PM EST)    CWf      Mon, Wed, Fri 
0300  ''      ''         CWs      Tue, Thu
0400  ''  (11 PM EST)    CWb      Daily
 
 
                         Frequencies (MHz) 
                         ----------------- 
CW:    1.818 3.5815 7.0475 14.0475  18.0975 21.0675 28.0675 147.555
RTTY:    -   3.625  7.095  14.095   18.1025 21.095  28.095  147.555
VOICE: 1.855 3.990  7.290  14.290   18.160  21.390  28.590  147.555
  
Notes: 

CWs = Code practice (slow) = 5 - 7.5 - 10 - 13 - 15 WPM
CWf = Code practice (fast) = 35 - 30 - 25 - 20 - 15 - 13 - 10 WPM  
CWb = Code Bulletins = 18 WPM

CW frequencies include code practices, Qualifying Runs and CW
bulletins.

RTTY = Teleprinter Bulletins = BAUDOT (45.45 baud) and AMTOR-FEC
(100 Baud).  ASCII (110 Baud) is sent only as time allows.

Code practice texts are from QST, and the source of each practice is
given at the beginning of each practice and at the beginning of
alternate speeds.

On Tuesdays and Fridays at 2330 UTC (6:30 PM EST), Keplerian
Elements for active amateur satellites are sent on the regular
teleprinter frequencies.

A DX bulletin replaces or is added to the regular bulletins between
0100 UTC (8 PM EST) Thursdays and 0100 UTC (8 PM EST) Fridays.

In a communications emergency, monitor W1AW for special bulletins as
follows: Voice on the hour, Teleprinter at 15 minutes past the hour,
and CW on the half hour.
  
FCC licensed amateurs may operate the station from 1500 UTC to 1700
UTC (10 AM to 12 PM EST), and then from 1800 UTC to 2045 UTC (1 PM
to 3:45 PM EST) Monday through Friday.  Be sure to bring your
current FCC amateur license or a photocopy.

The W1AW Operating Schedule may also be found on page 104 in the
January 2002 issue of QST or on the web at
http://www.arrl.org/w1aw.html .
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