2008 Pacific Northwest VHF Society Conference
October 3 - 5, 2008
Moses Lake, Washington
- Digi-Modes in the VHF Weak Signal World
Joe Taylor, K1JT
- VHFers in Alaska
Ed Cole, KL7UW
- Contest Branch Update and the New Fred Fish 6M Award
Sean Kutzko, KX9X
- Elecraft K3 High Performance Design
Eric Swartz, WA6HHQ
- Software Defined VHF/UHF/Microwave Radios
Lyle Johnson, KK7P
- VHF+ Basics
Paul Goble, ND2X
Paul has created a comprehensive look at VHF+ operations for beginners. He asked that we localize it for the Pacific Northwest. We've chosen to provide it here unedited because some of the information is likely to be of interest to Pacific Northwest VHF Society members. A local introduction to VHF+ is provided below.
- VHF Contesting in the Pacific Northwest
Scott Honaker, N7SS
This presentation is offered to local clubs as an introduction to VHF+ contesting and local activity.
- PSK31 Without a Computer
Lyle Johnson, KK7P
Open source solution being sponsored by the AmQRP group, to build a DSP based hardware modem. Also a look at the Elecraft K3 internal CW → PSK31 function.
- Remote Station Operation via the Internet
Miguel Mayorga, KC7IGT
Going on a business trip, vacation or yes, anywhere you go and you want to take your (HAM Station) But it does not fit on your travel case, well, you only need a laptop and internet connection to take you station with you!
Awards & Prizes
Eric Smith KB7DQH — 2008 VHFer of the Year
For taking such an active role in promoting and encouraging VHF/UHF/Microwave activity in the Pacific Northwest. From pioneering efforts in multi-op roving to promoting VHF/UHF weak signal operations with a 'get on the air' attitude and the many appearances of the Enterprise II at local ham-radio events.
KB7FHQ Wins Grand Prize Icom IC-910h, K7AWB Wins Yaesu FT-857d
Sincere "thank you" goes to Icom and Yaesu for their generous support!
Please see our intrepid rover photos in the 2008 Photo Gallery
- Icom Radio News, Volume 5
- CQ Contest CQ Contest, this is K3LR... Come check out why this callsign is drawing all the attention in the contest world on the latest release of ICOM Radio News! WMV (15:09)
- Meteor Scatter with Argo and Spectran
- Sara K3OOO visits ARRL HQ and discovers Amateur Radio Contesting. (15:46)
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