Contest Super Suite
May 16-19, 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Dayton, Ohio USA
Contest Super Suite
May 17-20, 2017
Dayton, Ohio USA

Contesting Related Events

2018 Dayton Hamvention

 

May 16th – Wednesday night

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

8 PM to 10 PM Dayton Contest University 2018 Registration.

10:30 PM Pizza Party in the Harding Room sponsored by Dayton Contest University 2018.  http://www.contestsupersuite.com

May 17th – Thursday daytime

7 AM Dayton Contest University 2018 Registration opens. Must sign up in advance – http://www.contestuniversity.com

8 AM – 5 PM Dayton Contest University 2018 at the Crowne Plaza – 2nd floor.

May 17th – Thursday night

       6 PM RTTY Contesting Dinner, Spaghetti Warehouse.

7 PM 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).

10:30 PM Wing and Pizza Party in the Harding Room sponsored by K3WW, K3LR and the Society of Midwest Contesters (SMC).              http://www.contestsupersuite.com

May 18th – Friday daytime

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Antenna Forum at Hamvention in Xenia, Ohio, Room 1 Moderator: Tim Duffy, K3LR.

A Five Element Parasitic Rotatable Vertical Yagi for 160 Meters – Joel Harrison, W5ZN
A Pragmatic Approach to 630 Meter Antennas – E.M. Tichansky, NO3M
Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) Antenna System Design, Construction and Operation – Cory Gibson, W3CDG
Hydro Excavation for Radio Antenna Tower Construction – Everett Jackson, WZ8P

May 18th – Friday night

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

7 PM 29th Annual Top Band Dinner at the Crowne Plaza – Presidential Ballroom. Speaker is Jerry Rosalius, WB9Z. Tickets in advance              – http://www.topbanddinner.com

       10 PM “Working by Numbers Band” Live in The Presidential Ballroom 2nd Floor of The Crowne Plaza https://www.youtube.com/watch?
        v=rLb31YF_9KU&list=PLuIuPYrDoXRPFv3LMG3PgJ9hMC-AJNlwT

11 PM Pizza Party in the Harding Room sponsored by the Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC).  http://www.contestsupersuite.com

May 19th – Saturday daytime

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM: RTTY Contest Forum at Hamvention in Xenia, Ohio,  Room 3 Moderator: Ed Muns, W0YK

Will Digital Contesting Migrate from RTTY to FT8? – Ned Stearns, AA7A
RTTY Transmit Bandwidth Management – Ed Muns, W0YK
RTTY Contest Q&A

1:20 PM – 3:05 PM: Contest Forum at Hamvention in Xenia, Ohio,  Room 1 Moderator: Doug Grant, K1DG

The Reverse Beacon Network Turns 10 – Pete Smith, N4ZR
Countdown to WRTC2018 – Christian Janssen, DL1MGB
What has the WWROF been up to lately? – John Dorr, K1AR
Winning a Contest Using a Remote Station – Chris Hurlbut, KL9A; Kevin Stockton, N5DX; Nate Moreschi, N4YDU

May 19th – Saturday evening

6:30 PM 26th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner hosted by North Coast Contesters at the Crowne Plaza Presidential Ballroom. Dinner speaker is Chris Janssen, DL1MGB. Space is limited. Details and tickets in advance are available at http://www.contestdinner.com

7 PM 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 PM Pizza Party in the Harding Room sponsored by the Yankee Clipper Contest Club (YCCC). http://www.contestsupersuite.com

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