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Northern California Contest Club

IDXC • Friday, April 21, 2017 • Visalia Convention Center • Visalia, CA

  • For IDXCC 2017, there will be two parallell learning tracks. BASIC and ADVANCED
  • Each track is a full-day, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • You can attend just the Basic session, or just the Advanced session, or select any topic from either track throughout the day, depending on your learning objectives. The seminar rooms are across the hall from each other.
  • There is a separate $40 fee for Contest Academy, which includes admission to either or both Tracks and a Contesting Resource Handout with information on how to access the presentation materials online, biographical information on our speakers, contact information for local Contest Clubs, and links to additional contesting resources.
  • Online registration ended Monday, Aprill 11, 2017. However, we will take walk-in registrations from 8:00 - 8:45 AM on Friday April 21st at the Convention.
  • Contest Academy will start on-time at 9:00 AM on Friday morning.
  • If you have any questions, please email us at: ca@dxconvention.com
  • Last Update: 11-April 2017 @ 0900 UTC
Contest Academy Schedule
CA Coordinators: Don Taylor (K6GHA) and Tom Stollar (KW6S)
09:00 - 17:00 Basic Track Location
08:00 - 08:45 Onsite Registration For Late Deciders ($40) CA Staff San Joaquin
A-B
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome & Introductions Stu, K6TU
09:30 - 10:45 Contesting Basics Bob, K6XX
10:45 - 10:55 Break
10:55 - 12:00 Pump Up Your Score With Logging Software John, K6MM
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH  
13:00 - 13:40 Optional: Contest Ethics - Don't Be "That Guy" - Ward, NØAX
Note: This is also part of Seminar Track A - Afternoon Session (see below)
Charter Oak
A-B-E
14:00 - 14:55 Contesting Live! – Interactive Skill BuildingHank, W6SX & Kurt, W6PH San Joaquin
A-B
14:55 - 15:05 BREAK
15:05 - 16:00 5 Ways for Contesters to Lose Weight, Have Better Sex, and Get Invited On A DXpedition Tom, ND2T
16:00 - 17:00 WRTC 2018, The Olympics Of Radiosport Chris, DL1MGB
09:00 - 17:00 Advanced Track Location
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome & Introductions Bob, W1RH San Joaquin
C-D
09:30 - 10:30 The Evolving Contest Station Craig, K9CT
10:30 - 10:40 BREAK
10:40 - 12:00 Remote ContestingChris, N6WM
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH  
13:00 - 13:40 Optional: Contest Ethics - Don't Be "That Guy" - Ward, NØAX
Note: This is also part of Seminar Track A - Afternoon Session (see below)
Charter Oak
A-B-E
14:00 - 14:55 The Advantages Of Waterfall Displays For Contesting & DXingBob, N6TV San Joaquin
C-D
14:55 - 15:05 BREAK
15:05 - 16:00 CW & RTTY Skimmer & The Reverse Beacon NetworkBob, N6TV
16:00 - 17:00 Software Defined Radio (SDR) Stu, K6TU

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