Program & Schedule

SVHFS Conference Agenda

Final agenda for the 2017 SVHFS Conference.

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Thursday
Time Activity
7:00 PM – ? Conference Check In and Hospitality Suite
Friday
Time Activity
8:00 AM – 4:45 PM Registration
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM Antenna Range and Noise Figure Measurement
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Luncheon
1:00 PM – 5:30 PM Vendor Displays
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Welcome – Steve Kostro, N2CEI, SVHFS President
1:15 PM – 4:45 PM Presentations – Moderator Jim Worsham, W4KXY, Program Chair
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM 15 Years of June VHF Contest Activity in the ARRL Southeast Division – Steve Kostro, N2CEI
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM A Legendary Tropo Opening: The September 1979 VHF Contest – Paul Trotter, AA4ZZ
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM WSJT-X mode MSK144 and VHF Contesting – Troy Emanuele, K8ZR
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Leveraging JT65A/JT9 for 6M Contesting Success – Dennis Kosmetatos, N4NIA
4:45 PM – 5:30 PM SVHFS Business Meeting – Steve Kostro, N2CEI, SVHFS President
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Dinner – Choose from many local restaurants
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Flea Market
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM BOD and officer's meeting
9:00 PM - Hospitality Suite
Saturday
Time Activity
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM Registration
8:30 AM – 3:15 PM Vendor Displays
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome – Paul Trotter, AA4ZZ, CDXA President
8:45 AM – 12:00 PM Presentations – Moderator Steve Kostro, N2CEI, SVHFS President
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM Reviewing the 'Hentenna' Loop Antenna – Gary R. Greene, W2ZV
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Adventures in TE System Amplifier Repairs – Gary R. Greene, W2ZV
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM The EME Misadventures of K4SQC and W4ZST – Bob Lear, W4ZST
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) and HamTV – John Kludt, K4SQC
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch – Choose from many local restaurants
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM Presentations – Moderator Jim Worsham, W4KXY, Program Chair
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Miniaturization of Standard Microwave Circuits – Steve Kostro, N2CEI
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM A Quick and Easy Way to Get Started with the Analog Devices ADF4351 Synthesizer – Mike Stipick, KC4RI
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM High Frequency Terrain Analysis: 6M Analysis of Contest QTHs – Sherman Banks, W4ATL
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM Foliage Attenuation at VHF/UHF & Microwave – Ben Lowe, K4QF
5:00 PM Silent auction ends – Pay the treasurer and claim your winnings if you are the highest bidder
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Cash Bar
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Banquet – Plus awards and door prizes
10:00 PM - Hospitality Suite