2023 Schedule of Events

Please see the programs and universities page for confirmed presenters and program details.

Friday, September 15

Universities will run concurrently on Friday. You may attend session in either university. Morning coffee will be provided, as will a pizza luncheon at 12:00 PM.

2023 University Schedule

Morning coffee courtesy of Metro DX Club
Luncheon courtesy of the family of Frank (K9HMB)

Unversities and the lunch will be held in the Naper 1, 2, and 3 rooms.


8:45 AMIntroductionEd (N9EP)
9:00 AMThe role of the DX-pedition PilotGlenn (KE4KY)
10:00 AMBusting the pileupGene (K5GS)
11:00 AMEverything you wanted to know about LotW but were afraid to askPaula (K9IR)
12:00 PMLunch (in Naper 2)
1:00 PMDXpedition Roundtable Q&AGlenn (W0GJ)
Craig (K9CT)
2:00 PMRemote Station Design- A Case StudyJohn (K9EL)
3:00 PMThe history and likely future of the DXCC award programBob (W5OV)
4:00 PMClosingEd (N9EP)


8:45 AMIntroductionCraig (K9CT)
9:00 AMContest Station Building for the BeginnerMike (W9MR)
10:00 AMContest OperatingCraig (K9CT)
11:00 AMVHF Contesting 101Bob (K2DRH)
12:00 PMLunch (in Naper 2)
1:00 PMFT8/FT4 The Newest Contest ModesTim (K9WX)
2:00 PMAssisted OperationAnthony (AB9YC)
3:00 PMPanel Discussion
4:00 PMClosingCraig (K9CT)

Saturday, September 16

2023 Program Schedule

Morning coffee & pastries courtesy of ICOM America

All events located in the Grand Ballroom unless otherwise noted.

Time (CDT)ProgramPresenter
8:00 AMDoors Open/Registration
9:00 AMOpening RemarksKermit Carlson (W9XA)
9:15 AMFT8WW Crozet Expedition Summary (via Zoom)Paul Granger (F6EXV)
10:00 AMDoor PrizesKermit Carlson (W9XA)
10:15 AMBreak
10:30 AMThe K9CT LUSO Tower ProjectCraig Thompson (K9CT)
11:15 AMCycle 25 Propagation ProgressCarl Luetzelschwab (K9LA)
12:00 PMLunch – On Your Own
1:00 PMDoor PrizesCraig Thompson (K9CT)
1:15 PMThe DX Marathon (via Zoom)Mark Wohlschlegel (WC3W)
2:15 PMARRL ForumCarl Luetzelschwab (K9LA)
Bob Naumann (W5OV)
Kermit Carlson (W9XA)
Craig Thompson (K9CT)
John Sweeney (K9EL)
3:00 PMDoor PrizesCraig Thompson (K9CT)
3:15 PMBreak
3:30 PMDXpeditioning with a RIBDon Greenbaum N1DG
4:30 PMDoor & Raffle Prizes – Closing RemarksCraig Thompson (K9CT)
5:00 PMCW Pile-up Contest (Room TBA)Mike McGirr (K9AJ)
John Holmes (W9ILY)
5:30 PMReception (Grand Ballroom Foyer)
7:00 PMBanquetKeynote Speaker:
Glenn Johnson (W0GJ)