Sunday, February 19, 2012

AES Superfest

** Superfest is coming!!

Mark your calendars for the AES Superfest on March 30 (2 - 6 p.m.) and
March 31 (8:30 a.m - 3 p.m.)    Free parking and admission!    PRIZES!!
Special guest will be, Joel Hallas, W1ZR, ARRL Technical Editor.  Joel
is the monthly editor of QST's Doctor is IN column.
Saturday forums include:
*    Moonbounce Basics (8:45 - 9:30)
*    The Doctor is IN (9:45 -- 10:30)
*    Recent Advances in Digital Sound Card Modes (10:45 -- 11:30)
*    NOISE- the SCOURGE of ham radio and how to deal with it (11:45 --
*    It's time for thinking OUTSIDE of the shack! (12:45 -- 1:30)
*    The Heil & West SHOW! (1:45 -- 2:45)
Saturday activities:
*    V.E. TESTING (8:30 -- 11:15)
*    QSL CARD CHECKING (DXCC, WAS, WAC, & VUCC)  (8:30 -- noon)
*    2 meter Fox Hunt Challenge (9:30 -- 10: 30)
*    Special Event Station!

Come to the ARRL table and meet Joel and others from ARRL HQ.  Central
Division Director, Dick Isely, W9GIG and I will be there, of course,
with wonderful membership renewal gifts to offer you.  Looking forward
to seeing you there!   

** Milwaukee Radio Amateurs' Club

Milwaukee Radio Amateurs' Club, in continuous operation since January
1917 (and affiliated with ARRL since December 1919) is celebrating its
95th Anniversary.  During Saturday March 31, 2012 at AES Superfest MRAC
will be operating the AES demo radio as a special event station
commemorating the club's anniversary.  The operation will be using the
club call W9RH.
Certificates will be available for contacting the station.  Email will
be the preferred method of certificate delivery.  Frequencies of
operation will be announced as we get closer to the event.  Watch the
club web site for more details.

Also as part of the celebration the MRAC meeting immediately prior to
Superfest (Thursday March 29, 2012), will feature Gordon West WB6NOA
(for his fourth appearance at a MRAC meeting) and other guests.

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