W9DXCC is an
ARRL approved
Operating Specialty Convention

DX University and Contest University ProgramsSMC

For 2018, W9DXCC will host separate Contest University and DX University programs all day Friday September 14. You will have your choice of which classes to attend in either track.
An oppSMCortunity to learn from some of the premier contest and DX operators in the Midwest!


Class Schedules - Friday September 13

Presentations will last approximately 45 minutes with time for Q&A and breaks.

Time (CDT) Contest-U DX-U
7:30 am Registration Registration
8:45 am Introduction - Craig K9CT Introduction - Jack W9MU
9:00 am Contest Types - Pat WW9R Antennas & Matching
-- Jack W9MU
10:00 am Contesting Hardware & Software - CJ WT2P Getting Through the Pileup
-- Glenn WØGJ
11:00 am How To Operate in a Contest - Craig K9CT The First 100...and then?
-- Anthony AB9YC
Noon Pizza luncheon in the Atrium Pizza luncheon in the Atrium
1:00 pm Propagation & Contest Planning - Carl K9LA SDR's - Do You Need One?
-- Charlie N9CO
2:00 pm VHF/UHF Contesting - Kermit W9XA DXing Tools & Support
-- John K9EL
3:00 pm Getting Started with Digital Contesting
- Tim K9WX
Propagation Forecasting & Interpretation
-- Carl K9LA
4:00 pm Closing - Craig K9CT Q & A