Did you every take Skiing Lessons, or have someone coach you on a piece of music, or do a clinic on shooting?
Most of us benefit from studying how our peers do things, specially if they seem to do them right!
Enter the Contest University
Contest University – Dayton 2007
Contest University will be held on Thursday May 17, 2007, from 8:30am to 5:30pm, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dayton, Ohio.
This is the day before the Dayton Hamvention officially opens. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain knowledge that may take you years of practice, trial and error or lost time to learn otherwise.
Get the edge to improve your scores and put your station in the winners circle today!
Registration Fee (see below) will include the following:
For both beginners and advanced contesters
Taught by “Veteran Contesters” (see below)
Breakfast and lunch included on site for your convenience
Full day of training and knowledge enhancement
Our Contest Professors:
Here are the topics that will be presented:
Two sessions will run for most of the time — Beginners topics and an Advanced topic. Some topics may change at the last moment depending on Professor issues.
QSO Parties – Strategy
SO Unassisted – Maximizing your CW and SSB skill set
Antennas for USA contests – Using wire antennas for best performance
Single Operator Assisted – WIth hints on part time efforts
Antennas for DX contests
Hints and Kinks to help you win – Maximizing a station on a budget
Chokes and Filters – Multi Operator considerations
Starting out in Contesting – What works
Software Logging Programs
DXpedition Contesting – Setting goals and total concentration on winning
LUNCH – Extreme Shack Makeover
Logging and Accuracy + Contest history and Records
SO2R – What the future of contesting could look like
Basic Contesting – How I got started – tracking improvements + getting better
Station Layout and Design
HFTA – How to use it and what you will learn from it
Sourcing your station needs on the Web
Propagation – Sunspots and what we have to look forward to
What your signal sounds like in Europe
Answers to Questions
No sign ups at the door!
Already signed up and will be looking forward to the event!
Hope to see you there too!