Just a reminder, the Central States VHF Society Annual Conference for 2015 is being held in the Denver Colorado Metro area between Thursday July 23rd and Sunday July 26th. Our local sponsor this year is Rocky Mountain Ham Radio. Our convention site is the Denver Marriott Westminster; the venue is available for booking at our special conference rate of $109 per night. Please plan on booking your vacation around the conference as the special room rate is available from Monday July 20th through Wednesday July 29th. The deadline for booking the hotel at our special rate is June 24, 2015, so be sure to make your hotel reservations now!
Early Bird Registration fee is $45.00. (Will go up to $65 on June 22)
The Complete Conference schedule is posted HERE
Thursday Night Tailgate Party featuring hog roast, pulled pork sandwich with barbecue sauce, corn on the cob and homemade pickles.
Friday Lunch Taco Buffet Tortillas, ground beef, Spanish rice and beans, lettuce and tomatoes, sour cream, tortilla chips and salsa.
Saturday Lunch Pasta Buffet with penne pasta, Caesar salad and Tiramisu
Saturday Banquet all meals come with mixed green salad, New York cheesecake with raspberry sauce or flourless torte with espresso cream.
Sunday Newcomers event VHF102 “The next step for the beginner.” A chance to learn about the world of VHF Weak Signal and Contesting from the best VHFers in the world. A great learning opportunity! Includes lunch buffet. As a full convention registrant, the only cost is the cost of your lunch!
The conference will feature the traditional activities, Banquet, Luncheons and hospitality suites, technical programs, noise figure measurement, antenna range, Rover vehicle show and tell. Our Saturday evening banquet speaker is Rick Roderick K5UR First Vice President of ARRL and an avid VHFer. If you plan on attending the banquet you will need to Register in Advance! There will be no banquet seating available if you register at the conference. We have a wide variety of activities available along the Front Range of Colorado and will be offering a choice of side trips designed to entertain the entire family. Operating opportunities under consideration include operating from the Rocky Mountain Ham Radio remote base station in Pueblo, microwave operating from local mountain tops and the chance to score a microwave VUCC in a weekend! Just bring your own equipment! We will have introductory programs geared to newcomers to weak signal operation on the VHF+ bands that will be promoted locally and designed to encourage younger hams to get involved in DX’ing and contesting.
Conference registration, as well as a link to the conference venue for bookings, is now available HERE Please visit the site if you need any other additional information
73 Doug K2AD President, Jeff K0RM Vice President and Facility Chairman, John W0VG Vice President and Program Chairman & Wayne N0POH Treasurer