DFW Contest Group
& The Lone Star DX Association

Contest Forum, Presentations & Luncheon


  

The DFW Contest Group and the Lone Star DX Association announce the 2017 DFW DX & Contest Forum to be held on Friday and Saturday, June 9th and 10th in conjunction with Ham-Com at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas.

The 2017 DFW DX & Contest Forum includes 16 presentations on Friday and Saturday and is highlighted with a luncheon on Saturday featuring our special guest Tim Duffy, K3LR. Tim will present on "The Evolution and Future of Contesting" at the luncheon. Tim will also be presenting at 1:00 PM on Friday on "Station Design for HF".

All presentations from all speakers are included in your standard admission to Ham-Com however, the Luncheon admission will be $25 and includes a light boxed lunch and raffle entry for door prizes.

Purchase Your Luncheon Tickets On The LSDXA Website
http://www.dfwcontest.com/2017-dfw-dx-contest-forum.html

2017 Presentation Topics

FRIDAY SESSIONS

  • Introduction to Contesting (KG5VK)
  • DX 101 (N5JB)
  • Contesting from a Small/Restricted Lot (NM5M)
  • QRP Contesting (NE5DL)
  • Station Design for HF (K3LR)
  • RF Design for Single Operator Two Radio Stations (W8FN)
  • Taking Your Contest Efforts to the Next Level (W0UO)
  • Cubical Quad Design Methods (WA5FWC)

SATURDAY SESSIONS

  • Preparing for the Solar Minimum (W0UO)
  • Effective Antennas for Low Band DXing (KG5VK)
  • Survey of Low Band Receiving Antennas (WX0B and HK1A)
  • The Future of DXing and DXpeditions (KK6EK)
  • Luncheon ($) - The Evolution and Future of Contesting (K3LR)
    - $25.00 and includes a light boxed lunch and raffle entry for door prizes
  • The Sun and Radio Propagation - (Dr. Tamitha Skov)
  • Live Demonstration of N1MM + (W8FN, KG5VK, W0UO and others)
  • Contesting and DXing with the Digital Modes (N3BUO)

For additional presentation topics from this group and/or other presenters please be sure to check the Ham-Com Presentation Schedule as the event draws near.


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