21st Annual “Ham Radio University” Educational Conference - January 4, 2020

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    The 21st annual Ham Radio University (HRU) educational conference will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm at the LIU / Post College – Hillwood Commons Student Center, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 11548.

    Presented in cooperation with LIU / Post public radio station WCWP 88.1FM (www.WCWP.org), HRU 2020 will be the ARRL New York City/Long Island Section Convention -- a day of activities at which some 300 hams will share ideas, experiences, knowledge and fellowship.

    The event's lunch-hour keynote speaker will be Kris Bickell, K1BIC, ARRL Lifelong Learning Manager.

    HRU will include nearly thirty informational forums moderated by local experts in a broad range of Amateur Radio activities including: Building an Amateur Radio Station; Communicating through Amateur Radio Earth Satellites; Remote Station Operating Over the Internet; Emergency Communications, and three hands-on workshops on Cable Theory and RF Connectors; Ethernet Connectors; and Test Equipment.

    There also will be a VE session in the afternoon for individuals who would like to take an FCC license examination to become a ham radio operator or upgrade their amateur radio license.

    Ham Radio University is supported by local amateur radio clubs and related organizations in the New York City - Long Island area. They will have displays in a Club Room and provide information about ham radio licensing classes, public service events and other amateur radio activities.

    Further information and the forum schedule is on line at: http://www.HamRadioUniversity.org

    There will be free parking and a cafeteria will be open for breakfast and lunch.
    A suggested donation for attendees is $5.00.
     

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