W1AW Schedule - Central Time Zone

Bulletins, Code Practice and Visiting Operator Times

TIME
(CT)
TIME
(UTC)
MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
8:00 a.m.
1400
 
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
9:00 a.m.
to
11:00 a.m.
1500
to
1700
Visiting Operator Time
12:00 p.m.
to
2:45 p.m.
1800
to
2045
3:00 p.m.
2100
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
Fast
Code
4:00 p.m.
2200
Code Bulletin
5:00 p.m.
2300
Digital Bulletin
6:00 p.m.
0000
Slow
Code
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
7:00 p.m.
0100
Code Bulletin
8:00 p.m.
0200
Digital Bulletin
8:45 p.m.
0245
Voice Bulletin
9:00 p.m.
0300
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
Fast
Code
Slow
Code
Fast
Code
10:00 p.m.
0400
Code Bulletin
All times are Central Time.


Notes:
  • Times listed above apply except for legal holidays.

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

  • Bulletins are sent using 45.45 baud Baudot, PSK31 in BPSK mode and MFSK16 in a daily revolving schedule.

  • Code practice texts are from QST. 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 5:30 PM Central, Keplerian elements for active amateur satellites are sent on the regular digital frequencies, using Baudot and PSK31.

  • A DX bulletin replaces - or is added to - the regular bulletins - on Fridays.

  • In a communications emergency, monitor W1AW for special bulletins as follows: Voice on the hour, Digital at 15 minutes past the hour and CW on the half hour.

Frequencies:

  • Morse code: 1.8025, 3.5815, 7.0475, 14.0475, 18.0975, 21.0675, 28.0675 MHz, 147.555 MHz

  • Teleprinter: 3.595, 7.095, 14.095, 18.1025, 21.095, 28.095, 147.555 MHz

  • Voice: 1.855, 3.990, 7.290, 14.290, 18.160, 21.390, 28.590, 147.555 MHz

Speeds:

  • Morse code practice (slow) -- 5, 7½, 10, 13 and 15 WPM

  • Morse code practice (fast) -- 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 13 and 10 WPM

  • Morse code bulletins -- 18 WPM


about W1AW...

W1AW is the callsign of the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station in Newington, Connecticut, operated by the American Radio Relay League. This legendary station provides daily bulletins to amateur radio operators on current activities, operating conditions and regulatory issues. Also, daily Morse code practice sessions are provided, as shown in the schedule above.




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modified 12/28/15