[CQ-Contest] DFW Contest Group W5 Contest Forum at Hamcom
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Thu May 8 18:22:20 EDT 2014
The DFW Contest Group announces the 2014 "W5"Contest Forum to be held on Friday, June 13th in conjunction with HamCom at thePlano Center in Plano, Texas.
The "W5" Contest Forum kicks off with a lightluncheon and special guest speaker Ward Silver, N0AX, followed by eight hoursof presentations on contesting. Presentations during the Contest Forum will cover topics from thebeginner to advanced contest topics.
The cost for the Luncheon is $20 and includes admission tothe first hour presentation with special guest Ward Silver, N0AX as well as aDeli Sandwich with condiments, potato salad, deli chips, cookie, soft drink andmint. Admission price also gives you achance to win one of our several door prizes. Seating is limited to 200. Tickets must be purchased in advance using the information below. There is no charge for the remaining 8 hoursof presentations and all are welcome to attend. You may order tickets online at: http://www.dfwcontest.com/w5-contest-forum.html
The luncheon andpresentation schedules are:
11:30 - 12:30 Luncheon with Ward Silver, N0AX - Contesting in the 21st Century
Includes a light box lunch for $20
Starting at 1:00 wewill have two concurrent presentations:
1-2 PM Propagation byCarl Luetzelschwab K9LA Contest StrategiesLarry Hammel K5OT and W0UO
2-3 PM StationAutomation Bob Nauman W5OV 160Meter Contesting by Jim Spaulding W0UO
3-4 PM RTTY Contesting by Terry Gerdes AB5K/N3BUO SO2R – Randy Farmer W8FN
4-5 PM VHF ContestingMarshall Williams K5QE N1MMSoftware by Terry Gerdes AB5K
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