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  • Mark Thompson
    ... From: Kermit Carlson To: Kermit Carlson W9XA Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 8:27 PM Subject: [frrl] 2013 Central States
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 10, 2013

      ----- Forwarded Message -----
      From: Kermit Carlson <w9xa@...>
      To: Kermit Carlson W9XA <w9xa@...>
      Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 8:27 PM
      Subject: [frrl] 2013 Central States VHF Society Conference July 26-28

      Greetings !

              The 2013 Central States VHF Society Conference
      committee invites you to a full weekend of VHF/UHF
      activity the weekend of  July 26th-through-July 28th. 
      This 47th  Annual Conference is being held at the
      Elk Grove Village  Holiday Inn at 1000 Busse Rd
      located at the South-West  corner Route 83 and
      Landwehr Road in Elk Grove Village.
              The activities begin Friday morning at 9AM with antenna
      range gain measurements and pre-amp noise figure measurement
      contests. Technical Programs are held Friday afternoon
      and all day Saturday. The detailed Agenda and full information
       can be found at;
              The Society is fortunate to be able to welcome noted
      VHF/UHF and 10 Ghz enthusiast Mr Dave Sumner K1ZZ,
      Chief Executive Officer of the ARRL  to this year's
      conference as our Keynote Speaker.  Please plan to attend
      Saturday's Banquet when you sign-up for the Conference. 
      Registrations for the Banquet will close on Thursday the 18th of July
      so please take time now to  reserve  your dinner selection;


               The Forum Speakers and Topics for the 2013 Central States VHF Society
      Conference - Chicago/Elk Grove Village  will include;     

      James Kennedy, K6MIO(/KH6)
          Worldwide Es Propagation on 27-29 June 2012

      Kent Britain, WA5VJB
          Unusual Antennas for Unusual Applications

      James Froemke, K0MHC
          Where have all the ROVERS gone?

      Ed Krome, K9EK
         Building and Testing VHF/UHF Power Amps based on the
       Freescale LD-MOS Modules

      James Kennedy, K6MIO(/KH6)
          Solar Cycle Update

      Wayne Overbeck, N6NB
         Building a Tower Trailer for Roving (and Why!)
      Jon Platt, W0ZQ
          Gitchi Gami and the 2012 ARRL 10 GHz Contest

      Terry Price, W8ZN
          1.5 kW Larcan 222 MHz Amplifier

       Keith Pugh, W5IU
          AMSAT and ARISS Update 2013

       Al Ward, W5LUA
          Working Small Stations on 10 and 24 GHz EME with help of

      Gerald Johnson, K0CQ
          Multiple "mini"-topics (Antenna Modeling, Test "Tricks" to
          better your GHz signal, Soldering)

       Central States VHF Society Sponsored Activities and Awards -
      This will be s moderated session that will recognize the
       2012-2013 States Above 50 MHz results, Reverse VUCC and the
       2013 VHF & Up Spring Sprints. This session will extend into a
        discussion of the Future of the Spring VHF & Up Sprints.
               We look forward to seeing you at the Conference !

                                         73, Kermit Carlson W9XA

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