Fw: [VHFcontesting] CSVHFS 52nd Annual Conference--less than a month away!


Sorry for cross posting but if you haven't received the Central States Conference announcement here it is. 

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Bruce Richardson <w9fz@...>
To: vhfcontesting@...
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:44 PM
Subject: [VHFcontesting] CSVHFS 52nd Annual Conference--less than a month away!

Hello VHF'ers:  (yes, you might be getting this message via multiple
venues--just trying to get the word out far and wide.)

If you haven't registered yet, you should firm up your plans because the
guaranteed hotel rate and block only lasts about another week (thru July

Here's why you should attend:
- Central location in Wichita, KS at the Doubletree Hotel at the Wichita
- Friday morning outdoor activities of Antenna Range, Rover Row, and Dish
- Friday morning Noise Figure measurement (inside)
- Presentations Friday afternoon and Saturday just some of which are:
    KL7UW        Dual Yagi Inverted-U az-el mount for 6m
    N2CEI        Multi-band Transverters
    KH6/K6MIO    The Solar Cycle and F2 Propagation
    WA5VJB    Yagi Antennas
    PJ4VHF        Medium Power Amplifiers
    W4KXY        BIP-BOP Controller for 6m Yagis
    N6NB        Obstacle Gain: Reinventing the Wheel 2018
    WD5AGO    End of Life: What is happening with older Low Noise Devices?
    W5ZN        Effective SO2R Techniques for 6 Meter Contesting
    KH6/K6MIO    Extreme Es Over water paths
    KK6MC        QRP VHF
    K0DAS        A Portable 6 Meter EME Station
    N6NB        Weak Signal VHF through the Years
- Luncheons Friday and Saturday with entertaining talks:
    W9FZ/W0ZQ    Microwave Adventures: Eclipse-o-Mania and Beyond
    K0DAS        The 2017 Search for Amelia Earhart's Airplane
- Saturday night Banquet with REAL Entertainment and Prize Table (dress
- Hospitality Suite available Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights
- Dealer area with Hanger 18 Surplus and Downeast Microwave confirmed
- Thursday night mixer for conference attendees and family
- Friday family program Bus Tour to scenic Flint Hills
- Saturday family program Tour to historic "Cow Town" and shopping trip to
New Market Square

First, visit the conference website at: http://2018.csvhfs.org/ and learn
about the event.

Next make your hotel room reservation by following the hotlink (with
flashing red arrow) at:
We have a guaranteed block of rooms (with conference rate) that will be
released after July 6th.  We can exceed the block before that date.  There
are just over 20 rooms in the block remaining (as of June 24).  Make your
reservations to ensure a place at the Doubletree Hotel.

Then register for the event (either online or mail-in) by visiting either:
Click the "Register Individual" button at the very bottom.

Questions? Contact the host team at registration@... .

Mel Graves WR0I
Bruce Richardson W9FZ

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