[amsat-bb] SVHFS Conference Call For Papers

Robin Midgett K4IDC at Comcast.net
Mon Jan 4 12:52:29 PST 2010

Call for Papers 14th Annual Southeastern VHF 
Society Conference April 23rd and 24th, 2010 
Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky

The Southeastern VHF Society is calling for the 
submission of papers and presentations for the 
upcoming 14th Annual Southeastern VHF Society 
Conference to be held at Morehead State 
Univeristy in Morehead, KY on April 23rd and 
24th, 2010. Papers and presentations are 
solicited on both the technical and operational 
aspects of VHF, UHF and Microwave weak signal 
amateur radio.  Some suggested areas of interest are:

RF Power Amplifiers
RF Low Noise Pre Amplifiers
Construction Projects
Test Equipment And Station Accessories
Station Design And Construction
Propagation (Sporadic E, Meteor Scatter, Troposphere Ducting, etc.)
Digital Modes (WSJT, etc.)
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Software Defined Radio (SDR)
Amateur Satellites Amateur Television

In general papers and presentations on non weak 
signal related topics such as FM repeaters and 
packet will not be accepted but exceptions may be 
made if the topic is related to weak signal.  For 
example, a paper or presentation on the use of 
APRS to track rovers during contests would be considered.

The deadline for the submission of papers and 
presentations is February 5, 2010.  All 
submissions for the proceedings should be in 
Microsoft Word (.doc). Submissions for 
presentation at the conference should be in 
PowerPoint (.ppt) format, and delivered on either 
a USB memory stick or CDROM or posted for 
download on a web site of your choice.

Pages are 8 and 1/2 by 11 inches with a 1 inch 
margin on the bottom and ¾ inch margin on the 
other three sides.  All text, drawings, photos, 
etc. should be black and white only (no color).

Please indicate when you submit your paper or 
presentation if you plan to attend the conference 
and present there or if you are submitting just 
for publication. Papers and presentations will be 
published in bound proceedings by the ARRL.  Send 
all questions, comments and submissions to the 
program chair, Robin Midgett K4IDC via K4IDC at comcast dot net.

For further information about the conference 
please go to <http://www.svhfs.org>www.svhfs.org

Thank you,
Robin Midgett K4IDC
2010 Program Chair, SVHFS

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