Wednesday, November 15, 2017

W1AW 2017/2018 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) DIGITAL Daily
0000 " (7 PM EST) CWs Mon, Wed, Fri
0000 " " CWf Tue, Thu
0100 " (8 PM EST) CWb Daily
0200 " (9 PM EST) DIGITAL 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: 1.8025 3.5815 7.0475 14.0475 18.0975 21.0675 28.0675 147.555
DIGITAL: - 3.5975 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 = Morse Code practice (slow) = 5, 7.5, 10, 13 and 15 WPM
CWf = Morse Code practice (fast) = 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 13 and 10 WPM
CWb = Morse Code Bulletins = 18 WPM

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

DIGITAL = BAUDOT (45.45 baud), BPSK31 and MFSK16 in a revolving
daily schedule.

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
digital 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.

Audio from W1AW's CW code practices, CW/digital bulletins and phone
bulletin is available using EchoLink via the W1AW Conference Server
named "W1AWBDCT." The monthly W1AW Qualifying Runs are presented
here as well. The audio is sent in real-time and runs concurrently
with W1AW's regular transmission schedule.

All users who connect to the conference server are muted. Please
note that any questions or comments about this server should not be
sent via the "Text" window in EchoLink. Please direct any questions
or comments to w1aw@arrl.org.

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.

All 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 radio license or a photocopy.

The W1AW Operating Schedule may also be found on page 95 in the
November 2017 issue of QST or on the web at,
(https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.arrl.org%2Fw1aw-operating-schedule&data=02%7C01%7Ck2gkk%40hotmail.com%7Cb1e3e071566e434b8fae08d5255343a9%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C636455961897432363&sdata=jXwv8BtM6vCm9TBsaYnxmx8lmOYhHvRAkUiDzaTjFOs%3D&reserved=0)


Saturday, November 11, 2017

Happy #VeteransDay to all who have served

Volunteer this Veterans Day

Veterans Day Poster
Saturday, November 11, is Veterans Day. You can show your appreciation for our Nation’s veterans by volunteering.

As the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) notes, “We may never be able to repay them for their sacrifice, but we can show them just how much we appreciate all that they have done.” Observe Veterans Day by volunteering your time to honor America’s service members. The VA offers several ways to volunteer:


For more information, visit http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/. The American Red Cross also has volunteer opportunities for those that want to support military families. 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Enid #hamrfest highlights announced #ARRL #hamradio

EARC Always There - Always Ready
WELCOME TO THE  2017 ENID HAMFEST
Saturday, November 4th, 8:00AM - 3:00 PM

LOCATION:
Hoover Building, Garfield County Fairgrounds, 305 E Oxford Ave.
One block west of U.S. 64 (N 4th St).
Coordinates: (36.42796, -97.87545)

TALK-IN: 147.3750 (+) No PL (N5LWT)
NOTE: The EARC primary repeater is in the process of being relocated and is currently NOT on the air so we will be using the 147.375 repeater owned by N5LWT.

ADMISSION
$3 per person - Wrist Band & One Drawing Ticket
Free under age 12 if accompanied by adult
Show wristband for re-entry

DRAWING TICKETS
$1 per ticket, or ten for $7 Good for all hourly drawings, plus grand prize drawing at 2:00

HOURLY DRAWINGS from 9:00 to 1:00. 
(Must be present to win)
Drawing for unclaimed prizes at 2:00.

GRAND PRIZE DRAWING at 2:00.
(No need to be present to win)

TABLE RENTAL
$3 per table*
*Tables are 4-ft units
Set-up times:
• Friday, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
• Saturday, 6:30-8:00 a.m.
Reserved tables will be held until 8 a.m., then rented in order of request.  All table renters must have an admission wristband.
See Bill/W5EIY (580-716-4788)

SCHEDULE
6:30 to 8:00—TABLE SET-UP
8:00—OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
8:00 to 10:30—FREE COFFEE BAR
9:00—PRIZE DRAWING
9:00—VHF CONTESTING FUN
10:00—ARRL/ARES FORUM
10:00—PRIZE DRAWING
11:00—ACE-HF PRO FORUM
11:00—PRIZE DRAWING
11:30 to 1:00—FREE LUNCH
12:00—PRIZE DRAWING
1:00—LICENSING EXAMS
1:00—PRIZE DRAWING
2:00—GRAND PRIZE DRAWING
ARRL/ARES FORUM 10:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Kevin O'Dell/N0IRW, Oklahoma Section Manager
  • Mark D. Conklin/N7XYO Section Emergency Coordinator
FREE* LUNCH 11:30 to 1:00
Beans and cornbread and/or hot dogs with relishes, condiments and beverages.
Even spoons and napkins! (What a classy bunch.)
*Of course, if you insist on giving us a donation…well, okay.

LICENSING EXAMS
1:00 p.m.
• All ARS grades
• $14 per exam
• Show two IDs
• If upgrading, provide a copy of your current license
• W5YI VE testing

PLEASE DO NOT SIT ON TABLES!

SUNDAY November 5 3:00 to 6:30pm

The Enid Amateur Radio Club will be doing Community Service with The Enid Welcome Table at Central Christian Church located at 1111 West Broadway, Enid.
Enid Welcome Table is a community meal on Sunday evenings for anyone wanting food and company.
Every Sunday a local community organization will prepare a meal in the Central Christian Church Kitchen.
The Volunteer Organization will arrive at 3pm to prepare the meal and the meal will be served at 4:30 until everyone is served.
Please come join the EARC as we have a conversation with our community.

JOIN US AT A CLUB MEETING
The EARC meets monthly on the third Thursday at 7:00 p.m., at the Salvation Army Citadel, Fellowship Hall, 220 West Pine Avenue, Enid

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