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Norcal QRP Club Fall QRP Gathering and Conference

Posted by k6jeb on 22nd September 2010

Norcal is happy to announce another QRP gathering to be held in silicon valley on the second weekend of October. This is one not to miss if you are in the area.

Admission: Free, registration required. Please register here (http://www NULL.alpinesoft NULL.com/qrp2010).

Speakers : TBA

Norcal QRP Club Fall QRP Gathering and Conference

Dates: October 8 and 9 2010

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Milpitas, CA

Booking through the folowing link:
https://resweb.passkey.com/go/NorCal2010 (https://resweb NULL.passkey NULL.com/go/NorCal2010)
Note: We have a spacial room rate and you must book your reservation by September 24

Or by calling the hotel directly at: 1-888-233-9527

Come out and join us for two days of fun in silicon valley. Friday will start with an afternoon tour of local surplus electronics stores. Friday evening will be a no host dinner at hometown buffet, located in the shopping center across 237 from the hotel. After dinner, we will gather in the hotel for vendor night. Saturday will consist of presentations from 10:30 to 12:30 and 2:30 to 4:30 PM. Then a break for dinner on your own followed by flea market and vendors.

Schedule:

Friday afternoon – Tour of local surplus electronic stores
Friday evening – No host dinner at Hometown Buffet
Friday evening – Vendor night
Satuday morning – swap meet
10:30 – Thomas Kuhl will talk on using TI software to help design and evaluate radios
12:30 – Darrel Swenson and Dean Davis will talk on starting and maintaining a local building group.
2:30 – Ed Brennheiser will talk on operating portable from the AT trail
4:30 – Stan Arnett will talk about how to do a QRP DXpedition to a foreign country
Saturday evening – Dinner on your own
Vendor night
Single item Auction (bring one and only one item for a very informal auction)
QRP Show and tell. Good opportunity to show off to others what you have been up to.

So again, thanks to everyone for their continued support with Norcal QRP Club (http://www NULL.norcalqrp NULL.org/)

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