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GippsTech 2014 is full steam ahead for the coming weekend, July 12 & 13.

Date : 07 / 07 / 2014
Author : Peter Freeman - VK3PF

The event starts with a social gathering in Morwell for a meal on Friday evening. The main Conference occurs at Federation University Australia in Churchill, with Registration open from 0830 Saturday and the first session starting at 0930. A variety of presentations will happen across Saturday and Sunday morning. Topics to be covered include:

  A cheap 250 W PEP amplifier for 70 cm: Ralph Edgar VK3WRE
  Reflections, Echos, Doppler, Libration and Scintillation: Doug McArthur VK3UM
  Extending the 78 GHz VK Distance Record: Alan Devlin VK3XPD & David Smith VK3HZ
  10 GHz Propagation: Rain-scatter, Tropo-scatter, Ducting and Aircraft-scatter: Rex VK7MO & Rhett VK3GHZ
  Proposal to implement GPS Locking of VK Beacons: Alan Devlin VK3XPD
  Life after XP? .. utter despair and frustration .. traps and dead ends! Doug McArthur VK3UM
  Building cheap but effective Yagis - its easy. Nick VK3VFO
  Common problems that you may experience with your FT-817: Ralph VK3WRE
  Building an Az-El mount for a 3 m dish: Dean VK3NFI
  A transverter sequencer/controller: Iain VK5ZD
  Key challenges for Australian amateur radio – ACMA remaking the LCD and the Government’s review of spectrum management: Roger Harrison VK2ZRH

The program will finalised shortly.

To find the location, just Google Federation University Australia Churchill. The venue is well signposted from the main roads.

Registrations are still being taken, but please note that we cannot accept addition registrations for any of the meals - we have already confirmed numbers with the caterers. You can find more details and a link to the registration form by clicking the following Link

Remember - no more for the meals!


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