Registrations Now Open for Mini Contest University

mini Contest University logoThe Northeast HamXposition and New England Division Convention is proud to announce a major addition to its program for 2024.  

“Mini-Contest University,” or mini-CTU, based on K3LR’s popular Contest University, has been featured at the Dayton Hamvention since 2007 and has been presented in 15 countries to over 10,000 participants, is a series of contest-oriented talks and presentations offered at HamXposition on Friday. Interested participants may attend free of charge. Registration is now open. A preliminary agenda is now available.

Door prizes will include gift certificates, courtesy DX Engineering, and an autographed copy of the ARRL’s popular Amateur Radio Contesting for Beginners book written by Doug Grant, K1DG.

 

HamXposition Tickets On Sale at Electronics Plus

If you’d like to purchase your ticket for the Northeast HamXposition early we have them at the store for $18. The show is happening at the Best Western Hotel & Conference Center in Marlborough on August 22nd-August 25th.

Don’t forget to pick up a program at the show which includes a 20% off coupon for our store which is valid 8/23-9/2/24
 
 
John KB1MGI

APRS Talk at 2024 Northeast HamXposition

APRS US mapDon’t miss “Everything You wanted to know about APRS but were afraid to ask” by Gary Thomas, AA1UE, at the 2024 Northeast HamXposition and see why APRS is more relevant today than ever. 

Falmouth Amateur Radio Association Emergency Communications Trailer on Exhibit at 2024 Northeast HamXposition

Members of the Falmouth (MA) Amateur Radio Association will once again have their impressive “Community Communications Support Vehicle” on exhibit at HamXposition. The trailer will be just one of over a half dozen vans, trailers, and vehicles on public display in the parking lot adjacent to the flea market.

See and hear what it takes to put together a well-organized communications command post!

RadioCraft Mod for Minecraft at 2024 HamXposition

Youths playing RadiocraftDon’t miss the Radiocraft for Minecraft workshop and presentation at this year’s Northeast HamXposition by Lucas Elliott, W1BTR. RadioCraft is a ham radio mod for MineCraft, the most popular online game of all time. This mod enables a full-featured simulation of ham radio, including multi-band transceivers, antennas, solar panels, power supplies, and coax.

“What’s Noise?”

x-y chart of site noise Don’t miss the presentation “What’s Noise?” by Greg Bonaguide, WA1VUG, one of many talks at the 2024 Northeast Hamxposition on August 22-25, 2024.

Greg will present an introduction to noise–what it is, how it affects us, noise in our equipment–and maybe what we can do about it. His participation in New England’s VHF-and-Above conferences is a perennial favorite.