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2003 WWVB Broadcast Outages

During normal operation, the 60 kHz signal from WWVB is transmitted 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. The table includes all periods since January 1, 2003 when the signal was turned off or intermittent for more than 5 minutes.

DateMJDBegan (UTC)Ended (UTC)
12-27-20035300005070548
11-29-20035297218001910
11-15-20035295805120620
11-11-20035295418301920
10-29-20035294110131112
10-20-20035293208080916
10-19-20035293117501905
10-19-20035293103250420
10-14-20035292600270118
10-13-20035292509451053
09-19-20035290104080428
09-19-20035290100140048
09-18-20035290012211312
09-15-20035289708250930
07-24-20035284405220546
07-06-20035282607300808
07-04-20035282410251100
07-03-200352823Various*Various*
07-02-200352822Various*Various*
07-01-200352821Various*Various*
06-30-200352820Various*Various*
06-27-200352817Various*Various*
06-26-200352816Various*Various*
06-25-200352815Various*Various*
06-24-200352814Various*Various*
06-23-200352813Various*Various*
06-18-20035280809120942
06-01-20035279122502348
05-26-20035278520402203
05-22-20035278104040452
05-19-20035277809331054
04-23-20035275213291336
04-18-20035274701180155
04-06-20035273507130818
02-17-20035268711001140

* Numerous short outages while station was undergoing maintenance and testing during daylight hours.

WWVB operated at reduced power during the time periods listed in the table below. The station normally outputs 50 kW.

DateMJDBegan (UTC)Ended (UTC)Power Level
12-02-2003529751500234529 kW
12-01-2003529741500234529 kW
11-28-2003529711500234529 kW
11-26-2003529691500234529 kW
11-25-2003529681500234529 kW
11-24-2003529671730234529 kW
11-21-2003529641802233729 kW
Created February 17, 2016, Updated January 9, 2017