Atlanticon QRP Forum 2004


FRIDAY , March 26

7:30 pm           Doors open for registration .. sign in & pick up badges
                        Mingle, Meet & Socialize … and Visit the Vendors!
8:30 pm           Wayne Burdick, N6KR: An Interactive Technical Overview of the KX1
9:00 pm           George N2APB & Joe N2CX, Meet the Micro908 Antenna Analyzer
9:30 pm           Club Updates:  AmQRP, NJQRP, QRPme, NoVaQRP
10:30 pm         More socializing

11:00 pm
         Goodnight! (Adjourn to the bar J)

S ATURDAY, March 27

7:30 am           Doors open for registration
8:45 am           Welcome!
9:00 am           Ed Breneiser, WA3WSJ: Portable and Operating – QRP Style!
10:00 am         Break
10:30 am         Joe Everhart, N2CX:  Component Test – Determining what all those parts are!
11:30 am         Bob McGwier, N4HY:  Software Defined Radio – The Future is Now
12:30 pm         Lunchtime …
                        - Box lunch available for purchase – Sandwich, chips, cookie, apple, soda 
                        - Informal KeyNote talk:  Steve “Melt Solder” Weber, KD1JV …
                           Inside the Mind of “Mr. Melt Solder”

1:30 pm           Dave Benson, K1SWL:  Outright Heresy!  Notes on 75M AM and DSB
2:30 pm           Break
3:00 pm           John McDonough, WB8RCR:  Elmer 160 – An Exciting & Comprehensive “Course” for

                        Understanding & Using PIC Microcontrollers in Ham radio Applications

4:00 pm           Craig Johnson, AA0ZZ:  The PIC-EL and Beyond
5:00 pm           Closing remarks 

5:30 - 7:30 pm Dinner ... everyone on their own!

7:30 pm           Doors open for evening activities …
                         -  Homebrewer Show ‘n Tell 
                         - “Special Activity” with the ELSIE Meters … prizes!
                         - Building Contest … more prizes!

11:00 pm         Goodnight!  (Adjourn to the bar J)

SUNDAY, March 28

6:30 am           Hamvention … Catch the last day of vendor & fleamarket deals.  Best time for them!

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