Mark Your Calendars for the DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy

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  1. K8KSU

    K8KSU Ham Member QRZ Page

    Join the Elmers at DX Engineering and a host of Ham Radio luminaries on Saturday, July 25, 2020, for the first DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy—two online events combined into a full day of fun, learning, and drawings for DX Engineering gift cards.

    Both events are free and open to all. Click here to register. Once signed up, you will receive a link to access the events in real-time on the Zoom webinar platform, or you can watch live on the DX Engineering YouTube channel.

    The day kicks off with the DXE Virtual Hamfest, featuring presentations from top contributors to OnAllBands (DX Engineering’s blog site), and the latest news and answers to your questions about recent and upcoming products, including the RF-KIT RF2K-S Linear Amplifier (sold exclusively in North America by DX Engineering), the RT-4500HD Heavy-Duty Rotator, and the Ladder Line Surge Protector.

    DXE Virtual Hamfest Schedule (times are EDT)

    9 am: Introduction by Tim Duffy, K3LR, CEO of DX Engineering

    9:15 am: DXE Product Discussion with Scott Jones, N3RA

    9:30 am: Ward Silver, N0AX, Radiosport: Training for Public Service

    10 am: DXE Product Discussion with Steve Hannah, KC8YSU

    10:15 am: Sean Kutzko, KX9X, Working Amateur Radio Satellites

    10:45 am: DXE Product Discussion with Tim Duffy, K3LR

    11 am: Anthony Luscre, K8ZT, Youth in Amateur Radio

    11:30 am: DXE Question and Answer, Wrap-up, and Drawing for a $1,000 DX Engineering Gift Card*

    The afternoon will be all about improving your skills at making long-distance contacts. Sponsored by Icom America and DX Engineering, the first-ever online DX Academy brings together experts to share advice from their years of on-air experience.

    DX Academy Schedule (times are EDT)

    1 pm: Introduction by Tim Duffy, K3LR

    1:15 pm Jerry Rosalius, WB9Z, Low Band Antennas for DXing

    2:15 pm Ray Novak, N9JA, Icom Product Showcase, IC-705

    2:45 pm Glenn Johnson, W0GJ, VP6R DXpedition to Pitcairn Island

    3:45 pm Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L, Operating Tools and Ideas for Becoming a Better DXer

    4:45 pm Wrap-up and Drawing for a $1,000 DX Engineering Gift Card*

    *To win, you must be registered and present on Zoom during the drawings.

    Look for more information on Facebook and OnAllBands in the coming days.

    DX Engineering

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    YD1RRU, JF1IRQ, W2CSI and 5 others like this.
  2. W1YW

    W1YW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Way cool!
  3. K9GLS

    K9GLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    It is a great time in life to be a hermit!
    VE3EKN, KA2FIR and KG5CJA like this.
  4. W2CSI

    W2CSI Ham Member QRZ Page

    This is a great idea!

    I am having trouble getting ZOOM to download so I will join on the youtube channel.

    Chuck, W2CSI
  5. JF1IRQ

    JF1IRQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    That's a good plan.
    I'm planning to watch YouTube from Japan.

  6. KC9LOO

    KC9LOO Ham Member QRZ Page

    I am also having trouble getting ZOOM to download, but hope I am registered.
    JF1IRQ likes this.
  7. VP2EIH

    VP2EIH Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Will be present and accounted for.. :)Please have my gift card ready hahahha
  8. KG5FZ

    KG5FZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Weather permitting and nothing interfering, will be there.
    JF1IRQ likes this.
  9. N5TTI

    N5TTI XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    For those of you having trouble downloading the zoom client.
    I had to go here to download it.
    Got it installed on my linux machine as well as my windows computer
    JF1IRQ likes this.
  10. KA3UTS

    KA3UTS Ham Member QRZ Page

    It works fine on Linux except for Kali Linux, it seems to not work there, but that is obvious due to the nature of Kali.
    N5TTI likes this.

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