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NV Convention 2017

March 31, 2017 @ 13:00 - April 2, 2017 @ 17:00

NVCON 2017 ARRL Nevada State




March 31, April1, and April 2.


Eastside Cannery Hotel/Casino Event Center

5225 Boulder Highway (Boulder Strip)

Las Vegas


The convention planning committee has done a stellar job of putting

together a fantastic lineup of activities, speakers, meals, forums,

demonstration stations, emcom vehicles, swapmeet… A JAMMED FULL

EXHIBITION HALL, door prizes…and much…much…more!


Two of amateur radio’s premier educators will be speaking…..Carole

Perry WB2MPG is the banquet keynote speaker and Gordon West WB6NOA

entertains during Saturdays breakfast.


FEMA’s Christopher Smith W4HMV will deliver the “must see” luncheon



KSNV-TV’s Kevin Janison will entertain us during Sunday mornings



YES!!!…..Elvis will be back at NVCON this year! (and a few more



ARRL forum and ARES forum.


ARRL Sales and Marketing Manager Bob Inderbitzen NQ1R will be on hand

at the ARRL booth to help you with all of your membership needs.


Registration and information at:  www.nvcon.org


You’ll want to check out these SUPER SESSION Seminars:


4 hour Emcomm, Icom 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, Mike Lee AA6ML

3 Hour HF Digital Basics Doug Abramson, KA7FOO

3 hour Introduction to DMR Anthony Marcin W7XM

2 hour Rapid Deployment Antennas Emmett Hohensee WØQH Chief


2 hour T-Hunting 101 Earl Lizardi, WB6AMT


There is also a full slate of one hour forums, with more being listed



What is DMR Anthony Marcin, W7XM

What you can do with a Ham Radio Mesh Network Don Hill, KE6BXT

Building a DMR Code Plug Anthony Marcin, W7XM

How to Work TROPO on 2m & 70cm Gordon West, WB6NOA

ARES and Emergency Communications Roundtable Roozy Moabery, W1EH

Overview of MD380 Tools for MD380 DMR HT Radio Anthony Marcin, W7XM

Yaesu System Fusion Radio John Kruk, N9UPC

Operating JT65 and JT9 Sal Giandinoto, KM6JD

Nevada Academic Content Standards, or How Ham Radio can be used as a

tool in the Classroom Bill Freeman, N4NJJ

Getting Started Al Walles, KG7TCS

Flex-6000 for Contesting/DXing,FlexRadio Steve Hicks, N5AC

A Slice of Raspberry Pi Gary Desler, AA7YO

Basic Antennas Bill Croghan, WB0KSQ

Go Bags Steve Deveny, KF7WGL

Hobby Drones: What You Need to Know Sonia Webb, W7LVN

All about Elecraft Eric Swartz

Overview of LiFePO4 Batteries Kevin Zanjani,Bioenno Power

Software Defined Radio David Aronovitz, K1LPI

Behind the Scenes at Net Control Cathy Etheredge, N7HVN

Alphabet Soup Discussion Group Jim Bassett, W1RO

Lighting Protection and Grounding Mark Pallans, W4MDP

What’s in Your Go Bag Bill Smith, W7HMV

IRLP/Echo 101 Anthony Marcin, W7XM

From Schematic to PCB for Beginners Gary Desler, AA7YO

Bend Radius Steve Lampen, Belden

Connect Systems Jerry Wanger

ARES Forum Glenn Hale KB7REO

Amateur Radio First Aid Kit Carl Gardenias, WU6D

Simplified Construct for Magnetic Loop Antennas Art Brigida, AB7FB

Restoring Old Radio Equipment Mark Pallans, W4MDP

RF Gear2Go Craig Carnahan, NF7LB

Why do some Modes Work Better? Kristen McIntyre, K6WX

AMSAT Update / NextGen Crystal Radio Joe Spier, K6WAO

QSL Cards and Basic Awards for Beginner Peri Cosseboom, AA7WB

CW Basics Spencer Cromwell, K6VRS



ARRL Nevada Section

Section Manager: John H Bigley, N7UR

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March 31, 2017 @ 13:00
April 2, 2017 @ 17:00
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NV Convention Committee


Eastside Cannery
5255 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, NV 89122 United States
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