2021 marks the 100th year anniversary of the historic Transatlantic Tests. On December 11, 2021 The 1BCG replica transmitter will be operating as W2AN/1BCG on 1.821 MHz, plus or minus, using CW, from The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut. Transmissions from W2AN/1BCG will be one-way, just like the original transatlantic tests in 1921. You can get a SWL certificate for this Special Event by sending a copy of the transmitted message to 1BCG@AntiqueWireless.org

Schedule: Transmissions start on December 11, 2021, on 1.820 mhz, +/-, at 1800 EST or 2300 UTC, then every 15 minutes thereafter for a total of five hours thusly; 1815, 1830, 1845, 1900, 1915, 1930, 1945, 2000, 2015, 2030, 2045, 2100, 2115, 2130, 2145, 2200, 2215, 2230 and the last transmission at 2245 EST.

This special event is your opportunity to relive a historic moment in amateur radio history.

Additional details will be posted here when they are available.



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The Antique Wireless Association
The Antique Wireless Association

THe American Radio Relay League
The American Radio Relay League
The Radio Society of Great Britain
The Radio Club of America
The Radio Club of America

Historic Articles from WorldRadioHistory.com

The Story of the First Trans-Atlantic Short Wave Message in the October, 1950 Proceedings of the Radio Club of America
The Far Call by Paul Godley, page 17 in the March, 1922 Wireless Age
The Story of the Transatlantics in the February, 1922 QST