Winterfest 2018 - Forums and Speakers:


Title: "DC Power Technologies, Distribution, Batteries, and Solar"
Presenter: Mark Siegesmund W9WMR, West Mountain Radio

This presentation covers the special considerations involved with low voltage, high current DC
power as used in Amateur Radio.   Cable loss and connector suitability are discussed.

An overview of the state of battery technology will be presented with a comparison of the technologies as it applies to Amateur Radio.
Battery configurations, safety, and the use of solar power are all included in this session.


Title:  "Getting On The Air"

Presenter:  Emmett Hohensee WØQH, RadioWavz

Emmett will present on antenna concepts and design along with a lengthy crowd participation Q&A about:

  • Which antennas to use and when
  • How to get the most out of your antennas
  • Whatever antenna questions you might have.

Come and join in on the fun to learn a little bit more about amateur radio antennas.