HAM-CON 2022 FORUMS

Recordings of HAM-CON 2022 Forums will be available for a limited time. Enjoy!

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FORUM ROOM 1

9:00-9:50
INTERFERENCE TO HAM RADIO
Ed Hare W1RFI

Ed will give us the details on interference to ham operations from a plethora of electronic devices, which unfortunately, always seems to be on the rise. We’ll learn about what it sounds like, how to look for it, and even how to get some of it stopped.     Play video

10:00-10:50
DEVELOPING NEW AND YOUNG CONTESTERS
Marty Sullaway NN1C

Marty is a young and very competitive contester who has operated with some of the biggest multop stations around. He will give us some insight into contesting and on attracting younger people into the very exciting world of Radiosport.     Play video

11:00-11:50 In-Person Event
ARRL FORUM
Fred Kemmerer AB1OC, ARRL New England Division Director

Fred will provide a summary of the first 2 months of his term in office, and plans coming up for amateur radio in New England. He will also provide an update on ARRL activities and projects. Bring all of your questions and concerns to this exciting forum.     Play video

12:00-1:00 In-Person Event
WHO WANTS TO BE A HR MILLIONAIRE
Mitch Stern W1SJ

No, it won’t be a tech forum or a “what’s new” forum. It will be a totally fun game show which you all are familiar with! A few lucky contestants will strive to answer ham radio trivia question (and some hard technical ones, too) to vie for valuable prizes (actually just bragging rights). Along the way we’ll identify door prize winners and make general announcements. Be sure to join us at this fast-paced and fun event and give HAM-CON 2022 a great sendoff!     Play video
               

FORUM ROOM 2

8:30-9:20
2021 HAPPENINGS AT ARRL AND WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2022
David Minster NA2AA, ARRL CEO

David addressed HAM-CON last year as the new ARRL CEO and outlined steps to be taken, going forward. In this presentation, we will get to see those changes and what’s in store for the future.  Play video


9:30-10:20 In-Person Event
RADIOS AND AVIATION
Jeff Bonn N1YD

Jeff will give an overview of the wide range of radios used for navigation and communications in aviation. We’ll learn about systems like ILS, ADSB, GPS, VOR and Doppler Radio. What does all of this mean? Come to the forum and find out!     Play video


10:30-11:20
SETTING UP YOUR HF STATION
Anthony Luscre K8ZT

All you need to know about setting up your ham station. This includes buying a transceiver and accessories, where to locate it, antennas, computers, grounding and where to get help when needed. Learn all the tricks of the trade to set up your shack.    Play video

11:30-12:20
ASK DAVE
Dave Casler KE0OG

Author of the “Ask Dave” column in QST, Dave will be on hand to answer your questions about ham radio technical issues. Questions will be taken from the live audience as well as attendees on Zoom. He will also provide details on his YouTube channel.     Play video





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