• QST Now Listing Code Proficiency Award Recipients

    From ARRL de WD1CKS@VERT/WLARB to QST on Tuesday, July 09, 2019 18:16:04
    07/09/2019

    Starting with the August issue, QST will list the recipients of W1AW Code Proficiency[1] certificates. Key manufacturer Vibroplex[2] now is sponsoring the certificates, which debut a new design. The Code Proficiency program has been an ARRL staple for decades. Participants who copy a W1AW qualifying run[3] and submit 1 minute of legible solid copy and the $10 certificate fee can qualify.

    Send submissions to W1AW Qualifying Run, 225 Main St, Newington, CT USA 06111. These are checked directly against the official W1AW text, and those demonstrating solid copy will receive an initial Code Proficiency certificate. Endorsement stickers, which cost $7.50, are issued for speeds up to 40 WPM.

    The W1AW Code Proficiency Program is open to hams and non-hams alike. Those seeking to attain a Code Proficiency certificate can listen to W1AW daily code practice sessions, in which the text is taken directly from QST, as announced before each practice run.


    [1] http://www.arrl.org/code-proficiency-certificate
    [2] https://www.vibroplex.com/
    [3] http://www.arrl.org/qualifying-run-schedule

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