[amsat-bb] Call for Technical Papers: ARRL/TAPR DCC (Digital Communications Conference), St. Petersburg, FL, September 16 - 18, 2006
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ARRL/TAPR DCC Saint Petersburg, FL September 16 - 18, 2016
Call for Technical Papers
Technical papers are solicited for presentation at the ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference and publication in the Conference Proceedings.
Annual conference proceedings are published by the ARRL. Presentation at the conference is not required for publication.
Details on Call for Papers & Submission Guidelines are on TAPR DCC web site.
Submission of papers are due by July 31st, 2016 and should be submitted to:Maty Weinberg, ARRL225 Main StreetNewington, CT 06111or via the Internet to maty at arrl.org
Note: Papers may continue to be accepted for a short time after deadline so please submit your paper as soon as possible if you haven't done so already.
Details on Call for Papers
Technical papers are solicited for presentation at the ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference for publication in the Conference Proceedings.Annual conference proceedings are published by the ARRL. Presentation at the conference is not required for publication.The ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference is an international forum for radio amateurs to meet, publish their work, and present new ideas and techniques. Presenters and attendees will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and learn about recent hardware and software advances, theories, experimental results, and practical applications. Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Software Defined Radio (SDR)
- Digital voice (D-Star, P25, WinDRM, FDMDV, DRMDV, G4GUO)
- Digital satellite communications
- Global position system
- Precise Timing
- Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS)
- Short messaging (a mode of APRS)
- Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
- HF digital modes
- Internet interoperability with Amateur Radio networks
- Spread spectrum
- IEEE 802.11 and other Part 15 license-exempt systems adaptable for Amateur Radio
- Using TCP/IP networking over Amateur Radio
- Mesh and peer to peer wireless networking
- Emergency and Homeland Defense backup digital communications in Amateur Radio
- Updates on AX.25 and other wireless networking protocols
- Topics that advanced the Amateur Radio art
Submission Guide Lines
Anyone interested in digital communications is invited to submit a paper for publication in the Conference Proceedings. Presentation at the Conference is not required for publication. If you know of someone who is doing great things with digital communications, be sure to personally tell them about this!See above for deadlines and where to submit your paper.Some quick guidelines:
- Papers should be on 8-1/2 X 11 inch paper with the following margins: left and right, 0.75 inch; top, 0.8 inch; and bottom, 1 inch (very important).
- Structure of paper should be (see single column example below, two column should follow a similar format):
- Author(s) with affiliation
- Abstract (200 words or less)
- Key words (3-5)
- Reference List
- Papers can be in one- or two-column format.
- Use 12-point Times Roman for the main body of text; do not number pages.
- Photos and drawings should have good contrast. Note: a photocopy gives a good indication of print quality.
- Electronic submissions can be made in any of the following formats:
- Adobe Acrobat PDF;
- Microsoft Word
- Reference citations and other topics not explicitly discussed in this list should follow a recognized standard format ( APA , IEEE, etc).
- A biographical page is to be included with the manuscript. It should contain Name, Address, Phone, and E-mail for each author as well as a short descriptive paragraph about the first author. The bio page will be used to contact authors concerning the conference and presentation schedule.
A formal release form is not required, but indicate that the paper is being sent for use in the Proceedings of the ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference. You are only giving permission for your paper to be printed in the Proceedings.Example Single Column Page Layout
Two column would be similar in nature, but with two columns. View Paper Example
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