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Sunday, September 23 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Contesting ABC’s for the Newcomer, and Maybe the Old Timer

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Ever wonder why QST and CQ devote so many pages to contests and their results?  Bill, an avid contester, albeit a “little gun,” will share why contesting is both great fun and benefits all aspects of operating techniques.  He’ll cover how best to use your gear, antennas, and computer logging to get the most you can out of one of the greatest challenges offered in ham radio.  Additionally, learn how to apply contesting techniques in public service and EMCOMM.

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Bill Mader, K8TE

NM Section Manager, American Radio Relay League
Bill Mader, K8TE, was named New Mexico’s Section Manager in May 2018, effective July 1.  He’s a former section emergency coordinator, is a member of the Sandoval County ARES, and is the current president of the Albuquerque DX Association.  Licensed since 1960,  Bill has been... Read More →

Sunday September 23, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am MDT