[amsat-bb] Call for Papers: 15th Annual SVHFS Conference Huntsville, AL

Robin Midgett K4IDC at comcast.net
Mon Jan 31 13:50:15 PST 2011

Call for Papers: 15th Annual Southeastern VHF 
Society Conference, Huntsville, Alabama
The Southeastern VHF Society is calling for the 
submission of papers and presentations for the 
upcoming 15th annual Southeastern VHF Society 
Conference to be held in Huntsville, Alabama on 
April 29th and 30th, 2011. Papers and 
presentations are solicited on both the technical 
and operational aspects of VHF, UHF and Microwave 
weak signal amateur radio. Time slots for 
Presentations are limited but all papers will be 
considered.  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 Technical committee this year is K4IDC, Robin 
Midgett and N2CEI, Steve Kostro. Contact Steve 
Kostro, SVHFS2011 AT  downeastmicrowave DOT com 
as soon as possible  if you wish to make a 
presentation. There is limited presentation time 
left in the schedule. Submissions for 
presentation at the conference should be in 
PowerPoint (.ppt) format, and delivered in person 
at the conference to Robin Midgett on either a 
USB memory stick or CDROM or posted for download 
on a web site of your choice. Notify or adress 
Robin with any other AVA questions at  K4IDC AT  Comcast DOT net.
Papers may be submited and  published without 
presentation. Deadline for the submission of 
papers  is March 11, 2011. All submissions for 
the proceedings should be in Microsoft Word 
(.doc). 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).
For further information and updates about the 
conference please go to www.svhfs.org

Thank you,
Robin Midgett K4IDC
2011 Conference Program Co-Chair, SVHFS

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