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W1AW to Start Scheduled Transmissions on 6 Meters Beginning on January 2:

from The ARRL Letter on December 7, 2017
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W1AW to Start Scheduled Transmissions on 6 Meters Beginning on January 2:

ARRL has announced that W1AW http://www.arrl.org/w1aw will start scheduled transmissions on 6 meters beginning on January 2. W1AW will add 6 meters -- specifically 50.350 MHz -- to its regular CW code practice, and CW, digital, and phone bulletin transmission schedule, starting with the 1400 UTC fast code practice on January 2.

Prior to late 1989, W1AW had a presence on 6 meters for all CW practice and routine bulletins, but it has been silent on 6 meters since then, with the exception of regular visitor operations and contests.

In addition to providing regularly scheduled transmissions on 6 meters, another goal of the W1AW transmission on the "magic band" is to act as a beacon on 6 meters, especially from the northeast US.

Signal reports will be welcome. A web page will allow listeners to submit signal reports. Listeners may also e-mail w1aw@arrl.org their reports to W1AW.

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The ARRL Letter

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