The DX and Contest Universities run concurrently on the Friday prior to the W9DXCC convention. You are not limited to attending one course, and may switch throughout the day to observe the programs of your choosing.

Attendees to both the DX and Contest Universities will be provided with morning coffee and a pizza luncheon.

The programs listed have been confirmed, more are likely to be confirmed. Schedule order is TBD.


DX-U is sponsored by the NIDXA

Contest-U is sponsored by the SMC

How to use propagation presented by Carl Leutzelschwab (K9LA)

Your First Tower presented by John McCormick (K9KE)

Operating Procedures and Etiquette by Bernie McClenny (W3UR) editor/publisher of The Daily DX and The Weekly DX, and also writes the How’s DX column in QST.

Lightning Protection for the Radio Amateur presented by Lloyd Berg (N9LB) with 50 years experience in broadcast engineering.

Using FT8 for DXing by Anthony AB9YC

VHF Contesting by Bob Striegl (K2DRH)

Before the Chair: Setting Your Goals by Anthony Willard (AB9YC)

RTTY Contesting by Tim Gennett (K9WX)

Beyond the Chair: Analyzing Your Log by Mike Ricketts (ND9G)

Contest Propagation by Carl Leutzelschwab (K9LA)