Microwave Update Conference Set for October in Texas

The North Texas Microwave Society (NTMS) has announced the annual Microwave Update Conference (MUD) will be held 3-5 October 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center (mention group code MICRO) in Lewisville, Texas (near Dallas).

This is the ideal conference to meet fellow microwave enthusiasts and share ideas and techniques that will help you conquer your next microwave band

Forum topics will include small-dish EME, microwave propagation, parabolic dish feed horn design and construction, SSPAs, circuit design, the latest microwave devices, software-defined radio, and digital modes. Additional papers and presentations are invited. Send articles to Kent Britain, WA5VJB. It’s not required to be a presenter to have a paper included in the proceedings.

Conference Announcement - http://www.microwaveupdate.org/

Register For 2019 AMSATSA Space Symposium

The 2019 AMSATSA Space Symposium will be held at the Accolade Conference Centre in Midrand just off the Ben Schoeman Highway.

The rate will be R400 per person for AMSAT SA and SARL members and R600 for non-members. There is an early bird rate of R350 for AMSATSA and SARL Members if booked and paid for by 28 February 2019.

Accommodation is also available at the hotel at R855 plus VAT.

More details - http://www.amsatsa.org.za

70th International DX Convention in Visalia, California

Registration has opened for the 70th meeting of the International DX Convention (IDXC). The gathering will take place 12-14th April 2019 at the Convention Center in Visalia, California.

The convention will include Contest Academy training, seminars, keynote presentations, contest and DX forums, and dinners. DXCC QSL card checking will be available. Some three dozen exhibitors will attend. More than 700 avid DXers and contesters looking to improve their skills and reconnect with their peers are expected to attend.

International DX Convention (IDXC) - http://www.dxconvention.com/