W9DXCC is an
ARRL approved
Operating Specialty Convention

DX University and Contest University ProgramsSMC

SMCFor 2017, W9DXCC will host separate Contest University and DX University programs all day (8:30a - 4:30p) Friday September 15. 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!

Contest-U and DX-U Class Schedules - Friday September 15

Time (CDT) Contest-U DX-U
7:30 am Registration - Mahogany Foyer Registration - Mahogany Foyer
8:30 am Introduction - K9CT Introduction - W9MU
9:00 am Contesting Basics - K3WA Low Band DXing - K9LA
10:00 am Types and Conduct of Contests - K9ZO 9-Band DXCC - K9KE
10:50 am Break Break
11:00 am Contesting Hardware & Software - ND9G Remote Operations - K9EL
Noon Lunch Lunch
1:00 pm RTTY Contesting - K9WX Antennas: What Really Happens When You Transmit and Receive - K9AY
2:00 pm Contest Exchange Demos CW & SSB - K9CT DX Myth Busters - K9AJ
3:00 pm Break Break
3:10 pm Panadapters for Contest Advantage -
David Shoaf KG6IRW
Propagation and Related Topics - WA9PIE
3:40 pm CTU Dayton - K3LR
4:00 pm Wrap Up: Q & A - K9CT Wrap Up: Q & A - W9MU
5:30 pm SMC Gathering - Ram Restaurant & Brewery (adjacent to Hyatt)