Contest Super Suite
May 15-18, 2019
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Dayton, Ohio USA
Contest Super Suite
May 15-18, 2019
Dayton, Ohio USA

Contesting Related Events

2019 Dayton Hamvention

 

May 15th – 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 2019 Registration.
9 PM: HamNation Live, Harding Room, 2nd Floor of the Crowne Plaza
10:30 PM
Pizza Party in the Harding Room sponsored by Dayton Contest University 2019.  http://www.contestsupersuite.com

May 16th – Thursday daytime

7 AM Dayton Contest University 2019 Registration opens. Must sign up in advance – http://www.contestuniversity.com
8 AM – 5 PM Dayton Contest University 2019 at the Crowne Plaza – 2nd floor.

May 16th – 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 Pizza Party in the Harding Room sponsored by K3WW, K3LR and the Society of Midwest Contesters (SMC).  http://www.contestsupersuite.com

May 17th – Friday daytime

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

“How to Use Your Tower as a Dual-Band Single-Feed 80 meter/160 meter Vertical Antenna Using No Traps, Switches, or Tuners And Extensions to Phased Arrays” – Dr. Ted Rappaport, N9NB and Jim Parnell, W5JAW
“Big and Small High Performance 6 meter Yagis You Can Build” – Frank Donovan, W3LPL
“Forecasting the Next Solar Cycle for Radio Propagation; Separating Fact from Myth” – Dr. Tamitha Skov, WX6SWW
“A Four Element Vertical Dipole Array – Super on the Beach for DXpeditioners” – Chris Janssen, DL1MGB

May 17th – 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 30th Annual Top Band Dinner at the Crowne Plaza – Presidential Ballroom. Speaker is Ken Claerbout, K4ZW. Tickets in advance – http://www.topbanddinner.com
11 PM Pizza Party in the Harding Room sponsored by the Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC).  http://www.contestsupersuite.com

May 18th – Saturday daytime

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

“Future of FT8 in Digital Contesting” – John Pescatore, K3TN
“Future of RTTY Contesting” – Jeff Blaine, AC0C

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

The Team Exuberance WPX SSB Operation at K3LR” – Violetta Latham, KM4ATT, and Marty Sullaway, NN1C
“Changing the Game – Contesting with a Live Scoreboard” – Victor Androsov, VA2WA , and Randy Thompson, K5ZD
“The Road To WRTC2022” – Carlo de Mari, IK1HJS
“FT8 and the Future of Contesting” – Ed Muns, W0YK
“TI7W and the Quest for 10,000 QSOs” – Chris Hurlbut, KL9A, and Kam Sirageldin, N3KS

May 18th – Saturday evening

6:30 PM 27th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner hosted by North Coast Contesters at the Crowne Plaza Presidential Ballroom. Dinner speaker is Dr. Ted Rappaport, N9NB. 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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