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ARRL Sanctioned

Mid-Atlantic States VHF Conference
and Mini-Fest

Hosted by The Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club (Pack Rats)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday October 2-3-4, 2015
Holiday Inn*
3327 Street Road
Bensalem, PA 19020
215-639-9100

Conference Topics may include VHF, UHF and microwave construction, operating, digital modes, EME, antennas, roving and more.
Conference 0800 to 1700 Hours - Arrive Early for Registration at 0730
Conference, Dinner and Accomodations at the same location !!

Agenda may change-watch and listen for announcements!

Friday October 2, 2015

6:30PM-10:30PM Hospitality & Registration & LIMITED TABLE-TOP SELLING

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Conference 8a-5p Speaker, Call, Tentative Topic

Joe Taylor, K1JT, New VHF & Up Features of WSJT-X
Roger Rehr, W3SZ, Open HPSDR for VHF/UHF/uW Operating
Phil Theis, K3TUF, Radio Server for VHF/UHF/uW Contesting
Chris Wilson, N0CSW, Yaesu Innovations
Rob Renaud, K3RWR, SDR and Noise Reduction
John Jaminet, W3HMS, Roving in the Pennsylvania Boondocks
Mario Filippi, N2HUN, uWave Satellites
Al Katz, K2UYH, Devilish Doppler
Joe Horanzy, AA3JH, Talking to the Astronauts
Michael Davis, KB1JEY, Painful Tower Lessons
Al Waller, K3TKJ, Six Meter Magnificence
George Heron, N2APB, Scalar Network Analyzer
Gary Hitchner, WA2OMY, New Packrat Beacons (Can You Hear Me Now?)
Steve Simons, W1SMS, RF Safety for Radio Amateurs

10a-4p Technical test bench with Greg Bonaguide of Rohde & Schwarz

Sunday, October 4, 2015

8:00AM-11AM Mini-HAMFEST OUTDOOR PARKING LOT ALL SELLERS BEHIND AND SIDES OF THE HOTEL IN THE HOTEL PARKING SPACES. Free to all sellers and buyers. Additional Buyers coming for Mini-HAMFEST will be directed to the parking behind the adjacent Greenwood Office buildings.

***NO SELLING ALLOWED IN THE GREENWOOD OFFICE BUILDING PARKING LOT***

Preliminary Weekend Agenda

1. Special Hotel Room Rate for Attendees (See Below)

2. Friday Night Hospitality and Table-top Fleamarket 6:30-10:30PM at Holiday Inn
Limited Space For Attendees ONLY

3. Saturday Conference - 8:00am to 5pm at Holiday Inn
Tech Room Testing with Greg Bonaguide from Rohde & Schwarz
Must register in advance or at the door to attend

5. Saturday Pizza & Soft-drink Lunch at Holiday Inn
for Registered Conference Attendees ONLY

6. Saturday Afternoon Snack for Registered Conference Attendees

7. Buffet Banquet Saturday Evening at Holiday Inn
Not Included in Registration - Purchase Separately - See below

8. ONE Copy of Proceedings on CD included with registration

9. Door Prize Eligibility - YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED CONFERENCE ATTENDEE AND PURCHASE A BANQUET BUFFET TICKET TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR DOOR PRIZE DRAWING

10. Sunday, October 4 - Limited Tailgating (Mini-Fest) at Holiday Inn
Hotel Parking Lot (In back of Hotel) ..... 8-11 AM

Registration

Special conference hotel rate $79/night + tax (mention VHF Conference)
Includes Light Continental Breakfast

- Conference Early Bird Registration: $40.00 until 9/20/15
After 9/20/15 ..... $50.00

Includes Friday hospitality, Saturday coffee, snacks, pizza lunch, and conference proceedings CD

- Banquet Reservation $40.00 -

Additional Proceedings CD @ $5.00

'Proceedings CD' Addendum

Register on-line Here

or Printable Mail In registration form

List of Registrants

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Holiday Inn*
3327 Street Road(Rt. 132)
Bensalem, PA 19020
215-639-9100

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Hotel Web Page

New Special event rate $79/night + Tax (Includes Light Continental Breakfast)

>>>>> Call the Hotel Direct 215-639-9100 <<<<<
Mention "VHF Conference"

Cut-off date for guaranteed room reservations at special rate is 9/4/15

GPS Coordinates: 40.119497, -74.960503

Directions to Conference Center

*Formerly InnPlace Hotel

Google Maps

Questions? Contact Conference Committee:

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