[SVHFS] SVHFS Conference 2020 Registration & Call For Papers

Robin Midgett <K4IDC@...>

SVHFS Conference 2020 Registration & Call For Papers


The 2020 Southeastern VHF Society Conference will be held in Gainesville, Georgia on April 24-25, 2020. Gainesville, GA is approximately 60 miles north of Atlanta in EM84ch. It is about 1.5 miles from I-985. 

The Ramada Inn, of Gainesville, Georgia is the conference hotel for the 2020 SVHFS Conference. The hotel is now taking reservations directly. To book your room, please see the conference page or follow this information:

The conference rate is $80 per night. To secure this rate, call the hotel directly at 770-531-0907. Do not call Ramada central reservations or book through the Ramada Website.


Ramada Inn

400 E.E. Butler Parkway

Gainesville, GA 30501


N34.297420 / W083.8222475 – Google Maps link


Conference Pre-registration:

Pre-registration is now open through April 15, 2020. Please use the registration form on the conference web page here.


Call for papers:

Papers and presentations are solicited on both the technical and operational aspects of VHF, UHF and Microwave weak signal amateur radio. The deadline for the submission of papers and presentations for this year’s conference is March 7, 2020. Please indicate when you submit your paper or presentation if you plan to attend the conference and present your paper in person or if you are submitting solely for publication.  Papers and presentations are being handled by Charles Osborne, K4CSO, and they should be sent to Charles via K4CSO@.... Charles can be contacted at the same email address if you have any questions.


Please see http://svhfs.org/wp/conference/call-for-papers/ for complete details concerning papers and presentations.

Some suggested areas of interest are:




RF Power Amplifiers

RF Low Noise Pre Amplifiers


Construction Projects

Test Equipment And Station Accessories

Station Design And Construction





Propagation (Sporadic E, Meteor Scatter, Troposphere Ducting, etc.)

Digital Modes (WSJT, etc.)

Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Software Defined Radio (SDR)

Amateur Satellites

Amateur Television

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Robin Midgett K4IDC