W9DXCC is an
ARRL approved
Operating Specialty Convention

DX University and Contest University ProgramsSMC

SMCFor 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 opportunity to learn from some of the premier contest and DX operators in the Midwest!


Class Schedules - Friday September 14

Time (CDT) Contest-U DX-U
7:30 am Registration Registration
8:30 am Introduction - K9CT Introduction - K9IR
9:00 am Contesting Basics - K3WA DX Criteria and New Entities - NN1N
9:50 am Break Break
10:00 am Contesting Hardware & Software - ND9G Best Practices- K9AJ
10:50 am Break Break
11:00 am Types of Contests- WW9R Digital Modes for DXing- W9MU
Noon Lunch Lunch
1:00 pm Contest Propagation - K9LA Station & Online Support for Best DXing- ND9G
2:00 pm How to Contest - K9CT Medium Frequency Antenna Matching - W9XA
3:00 pm RTTY Contesting - K9WX Having Fun Getting DXCC - N9EP
3:50 pm Break Break
4:00 pm Wanna Try VHF/UHF Contesting? - W9XA Wrap-Up
4:45 pm Wrap-Up - K9CT