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Microwave Update 2016

Microwave Update (MUD) announces the 2016 conference to be held in St Louis, MO October 13-15. Microwave Update is an annual event held since 1985 dedicated to microwave equipment design, construction, and operation. It is focused on, but not limited to, amateur radio on the microwave bands.

The “early bird special” is now available for early registration. Check it out at

2016 VHF Super Conference Registration

Sponsored by Southeastern VHF Society, North East Weak Signal Group and the Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club, and hosted by the Grid Pirates Contest Group and Directive Systems and Engineering, the VHF Super Conference dates will be April 15, 16 and 17 in 2016.

The venue will be the Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport, at 45425 Holiday Drive in Sterling VA. Please visit the Hotel link on this site for more details for booking reservations.

Visit the conference website at for updates, and for registration.

2015 Fall Sprints Announced

Bruce Randall, SVHFS Fall Sprint Chair, has released the schedule and the rules for the 2015 Fall Sprints. Check the top menu for Sprints information, or access the schedule click here.
The schedule is as follows:

2015 Sprints Schedule
Sprint Dates
50 MHz 2300Z Saturday Aug 8 to 0300Z Sunday August 9
144 MHz 7 pm to 11 pm local time on Monday September 21
220 MHz 7 pm to 11 pm local time on Tuesday September 29
432 MHz 7 pm to 11 pm local time on Wednesday October 7
Microwave – 902 MHz + 7 am to 2 pm local time on Saturday October 10