[amsat-bb] SVHFS 2011 Conference Call For Papers

Robin Midgett K4IDC at comcast.net
Tue Dec 7 16:48:07 PST 2010

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.  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  by Jan 8th, 2010 if you wish to make a 
presentation and  submit your  paper for 
publication to the same adress. 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).

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.

For further information and updates about the 
conference please go to www.svhfs.org

Thank you,
Robin E. Midgett K4IDC

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

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