Afternoon Session #1
Set-Up Your Own Hotspot for DMR
This session will focus on setting up a hotspot for the first time so that you can make your first QSO over the hotspot.
Chris Andrist KC7WSU & Roger Davies N6DVZ
FLdigi Narrow Band Emergency Messaging System
How to use the emergency messaging system in emergency response communications.
Joan Rapp K6QJU
APRS – Introduction to APRS, Software and Hardware option
APRS is the Automatic Packet Reporting System. This session will cover the hardware and software options available for use in the vehicle, and access via computer or on your smartphone. Utah and the surrounding states have lots of APRS Digipeaters and i-Gates. Learn how to get started in this fun part of Amateur Radio.
Tyler Griffiths N7UWX
Afternoon Session #2
Computer- to Radio Interface Engineering
Interfacing computers to radio transceivers is getting easier and less expensive. Gary will Share some basic concepts involved in such electrical interfacing and then cover some software engineering examples such as using the Python, C, C++ and Linux shell programming languages.
Gary Crum KK7DV
Packet is Dead, Long Live Packet
Packet radio has been around for a long time, and has seen a resurgence of interest with the Winlink worldwide radio email service. This presentation will cover the hardware used to setup a packet station. We will cover the previous generation hardware as well as some exciting new options, including the TNC-Pi9K6.
Matt Murdock K2MJM
CW Academy -- The Why, How, and What
The CW Academy trains students to hear, understand, and send quality Morse code at 20wpm or more. CW is the original "digital communications mode" and is increasingly popular. This presentation will show what the CW Academy does, how it goes about the teaching process, and how interested students can apply.
Roland K. Smith K7OJL
Afternoon Session #3
SSTV With The ISS
Slow Scan TV is alive and well aboard the International Space Station. Several times a year the ISS Hams will send images over SSTV. This presentation will get you started with the gear and software needed to decode the messages. This is a great activity for youth or school groups get introduced into Amateur Radio.
Presenter: John Jacobs W7DBO
Internetworking Between Local Networks and Mesh
This would be an intermediate to advanced discussion about traversing the local network mesh network boundary.
Chuck Killian WB6YOK
Antenna Modeling with 4nec2
How to set up and model typical amateur antennas.
Kelby Davis AD7VO
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