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VUCC card checking, SMD workshop at SVHFS Conference



     Southeastern VHF Society 7th Annual Conference
                 Huntsville Alabama
            April 25 & 26 - This Fri & Sat!

Hi All,

Just a few last minute details for the conference.

- VUCC card checking will be available. Please let the
  registrar know if you have some QSLs you want checked
  while registering.

- A FREE SMD workshop will be held 9am Friday morning.
  First come, first served, limit 15. This is sponsored
  by Steve Kostro, N2CEI & Sandra Estevez Kostro.

- Homebrew backscratcher antennas will be tested at the
  antenna range Friday morning.

- Two presentations were updated on the agenda where we
  had a change (see the revised agenda below).

- For directions to the hotel and more information please
  see our website at: http://www.svhfs.org/

Thanks and 73,

Greg Robinson KB4NVD
Rover@wireco.net
SVHFS Conference Publicity Chairperson


AGENDA..SEVENTH ANNUAL SVHFS CONFERENCE, HUNTSVILLE, AL.

FRIDAY, APRIL 25

8:00a-4:00p  Registration
8:00a-12Noon Antenna gain measurements (Hotel parking lot)
             Preamp noise figure measurements in conference room
9:00a-?      SMD class, no charge - first come, first served, limit 15
               Steve Kostro, N2CEI, Sandra Estevez Kostro
1-1:15p      Welcome and announcements
               Robin Midgett, KB4IDC, Conference chair
               Dick Hanson, K5AND, Technical program chair
1:15-2:15p   Construction Tips for Reference Antennas & New Microwave
               Omni Antenna Concepts, Tom Haddon, K5VH
2:15-3p      EME Today, Ray Rector, WA4NJP
3-3:15p      Break
3:15-4p      Project Dianna, Bruce Clark, K0YW
4-4:45p      Toroidal HV Power Supply VP2MJD 2002, Dick Hanson, K5AND
4:45-5:30p   SVHFS Business meeting
5:30-7p      Dinner (on your own)
7-9p         Flea Market
9-10p        SVHFS Board of Directors Meeting


SATURDAY, APRIL 26

8-12Noon     Registration
8-4p         Vendor product displays
8-8:15a      Welcome----Robin Midgett, KB4IDC, Conference chair
8:15-8:45    Building a PTSS; Taming Old Preamps, Ott Fiebel, W4WSR
8:45-9:45a   Regulatory Issues in Amateur Radio,
               Chris Imlay, W3KD ARRL General Counsel
9:45-10a     Break
10-11a       Interfacing Transverters to the Elecraft K2,
               Steve Kostro, N2CEI, Sandra Estevez Kostro
11-noon      Russian Tubes, Paul Goble, ND2X/5
Noon-1p      Lunch (on your own)
1-2p         Design Techniques for VHF/UHF LNAs, Al Ward, W5LUA
2-3p         Microwave Update Article, Tom Whitted, WA8WZG
3-3:15p      Break     
3:15-4:15p   Software-Defined Radio Receiver, Pieter Ibelings, N4IP
               Moe Wheatley, AE4JY,  Charles Osborne, K4CSO
4:15-4:30p   Break
4:30-5:30p   Very Famous SVHFS Auction of Extremely Rare Stuff!!
6-7p         Cash bar
7-10p        Banquet
             Guest Speaker: Dr. Thomas E. Richardson, of the
               Missile and Space Intelligence Center
             2003 K4UHF Award
             Prizes!!


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