Affiliated Events Listing

 Throughout the week

QRP ARCI Four Days in May Event Registration Open: Registration http://adatab.net/QRPARCI/FDIM/registrationform.cfm is open for Four Days in May (FDIM http://www.qrparci.org/fdim), the QRP Amateur Radio Club International (QRP ARCI) annual convention held in conjunction with Hamvention

 During Hamvention

Mesh NetworksThe Miami Valley Mesh Alliance (MVMA) has joined with the Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) core technical team to provide a Mesh Network presence at Hamvention.

On Air:  The local Mesh network will be found on Channel -2 at 10 MHz bandwidth.  The SSID is AREDN-10-v3.

Mesh Networks Forum:  AREDN’s Andre Hansen K6AH, will address AREDN capabilities, deployment and application Saturday at 1:30 PM in Forum Room 2.

Mesh Booth:  MVMA and the AREDN Core Team will host visitors at Booth #1001, located in the extreme south-west corner of Building 1.

Mesh Classes:  The AREDN Core Team will present mini-classes at the booth.  Topics include:

  • Introduction to Mesh Technology
  • Mesh Implementation Techniques
  • Network Planning and Link Performance Estimation
  • VOIP Applications for Rapid Deployment
  • Mesh Network Applications for EmComm
  • Network Performance Metrics and Tools
  • How to “Un-Brick” a Mesh Node
  • WinLink integration with Mesh
  • Live streaming video cameras
  • Using MeshChat
  • How to Setup Node Location Data
  • See booth for class schedule details.

Additional Information may be found at www.aredn.org and www.miamivalleymesh.org.

Technician Class Ham Radio License course will be held onsite. Get your technician class license in a day with Mitch Stern. Read more here

Wednesday, May 17th

7 p.m. Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza, in the Harding, Harrison and McKinley Ballrooms. Sponsored by the Mad River Radio Club (MRRC), Frankford Radio Club (FRC) and the North Coast Contesters (NCC).

8 – 10 p.m. Contest University Registration opens for those signed up in advance at http://contestuniversity.com.

10:30 p.m. Pizza Party sponsored by Contest University 2017.

Thursday, May 18th

7 a.m. Contest University Registration continues for those signed up in advance at http://contestuniversity.com

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dayton Contest University 2017 at the Crowne Plaza – 2nd floor.

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. FlexRadio Contest/DX Banquet held at Hilton Garden Inn Dayton South/Austin Landing. Event Details

7 p.m. Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza hosted by the Mad River Radio Club (MRRC), Frankford Radio Club (FRC) and the North Coast Contesters (NCC).

9 to 9:45 p.m. hamtalkline.com will be broadcasting live at SpringHill Suites lobby, 417 Springboro Pike near the Dayton Mall, Miamisburg.  We will be interviewing the audience live on the show, giving away prizes, and taking calls from people talking about their favorite part of Hamvention!  If you can’t make it to Dayton this year, give us a call at 812-NET-HAM-1 and tell us your favorite Hamvention story. Keep listening and watch our Facebook page and Twitter feed for all the details. http://hamtalklive.com

10:30 p.m. QSL Wings and Pizza Party at the Contest Super Suite, sponsored by K8CC, K3WW, K3LR and the Society of Midwest Contesters (SMC).

Friday, May 19th

6 p.m. SWODXA DX Dinner at the Marriott Hotel. Speaker is Ruth Willet, KM4LAO. Tickets in advance from http://swodxaevents.org

7 p.m. Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza hosted by The Mad River Radio Club (MRRC), Frankford Radio Club (FRC) and North Coast Contesters (NCC). WRTC 2018 German Beer Fundraising.

7 p.m. 27th Annual Top Band Dinner at the Crowne Plaza – Presidential Ballroom. Speaker is Larry “Tree” Tyree, N6TR. Tickets in advance from http://topbanddinner.com

10 p.m. “Spurious Emission Band” Live in the Presidential Ballroom.

11 p.m. Pizza Party sponsored by the Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC).

Saturday, May 20th

6 p.m. – 10 p.m. FlexRadio Banquet held at Hilton Garden Inn Dayton South/Austin Landing. Event Details

6:30 p.m. 24th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner hosted by North Coast Contesters at the Crowne Plaza Presidential Ballroom. Dinner speaker is John Crovelli, W2GD. Space is limited. Details and tickets in advance are available at http://www.contestdinner.com

7 p.m. Contest Super Suite at the Crowne Plaza hosted by The Mad River Radio Club (MRRC), Frankford Radio Club (FRC) and North Coast Contesters (NCC).

11 p.m. Pizza Party sponsored by the Yankee Clipper Contest Club (YCCC).

Sunday, May 21st

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