Six Meter BBQ
Sept 29-30, 2017
The Lonestar Court
Austin, Texas USA
Six Meter BBQ
Sept 29-30, 2017
Austin, Texas USA

Six Meter BBQ 2017

September 29th & 30th
Austin, Texas, USA

Six Meter BBQ 2017 was held on Friday afternoon, September 29th with registration and welcome from 1:00-5:00 pm in the Tack Room, with a 6 meter Ragchew from 7:00pm until ???  Saturday, September 30th, beginning with coffee from 8:00 – 8:45 am, and presentations running from 9:00am to 5:00pm in the Tack Room, at the Lonestar Court in Austin, TX.  Ask for the Six meter BBQ room rate when making your reservation.

 

This year’s event features:

  • Friday afternoon registration and welcome in the Tack Room, vendors will be available to talk with.
  • Saturday morning coffee and registration.
  • Presentations on Saturday from 9:00 am -5:00 pm with an hour break for lunch at noon.
  • Buffet Lunch and Buffet Dinner on Saturday only.

Presentations:

  • A Review of the New Low Noise 6 meter LFA Yagis Designed by Justin Johnson, G0KSC – Tim Duffy, K3LR, COO DX Engineering
  • A Review of Current Radio Technology Concerning Six Meter Performance – Rob Sherwood, NC0B of Sherwood Engineering
  • The Evolution of FT8 and JT65 and Their Impact on 6 meters (Part 1) – Jon Jones, N0JK, Editor of ARRL QST VHF Column
  • The Evolution of FT8 and JT65 and Their Impact on 6 meters (Part 2) – Jon Jones, N0JK, Editor of ARRL QST VHF Column
  • High Performance 6 meter DXing, Contesting, and Even Mountain Topping – David Shoaf, KG6IRW,  Manager of World Wide Distribution for Elecraft
  • Noise Figures, Gain and Loss: Understanding how to get the Most out of Your 6 meter Station – Steve Hicks, N5AC, VP Engineering for FlexRadio Systems
  • Six Meter Complete Station Remote Control & Monitoring – Steve Simons, W1SMS, Owner Lunar Link Amplifiers
  • A Rugged Center-Mount Halo for 6m – Tom Haddon, K5VH

Vendors:

  • DX Engineering
  • FlexRadio Systems
  • Elecraft
  • Lunar Link Amplifiers

Registration Information:

  • Two Registration Options:
    $98.00 includes all presentations, and a buffet lunch and buffet dinner
    -OR-
    $65.00 for buffet dinner only
    -OR-
    $55 for presentations and BBQ lunch only
    -OR-
    $30.00 for all presentations, but NO lunch or dinner
  • Registration will cut-off on September 24th.
  • Sorry, No sign ups at the door!
  • Sorry, no refunds – no cancellations.
  • No planned excursion for spouses as there is plenty to see and do at The Domain, a large mall next door to the Lone Star Court.

 

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Attending Vendors
  • DX Engineering
  • FlexRadio Systems
  • Elecraft
  • Lunar Link Amplifiers

 

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