Archive for the ‘Hamvention’ Category

From Contest University Chairman and DX Engineering Chief Operating Officer Tim Duffy, K3LR: I am proud to announce that student registration is now open for 2017 Dayton ConTest University (“CTU”) to be held all day on Thursday May 18, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Dayton, Ohio. Check out the NEW CTU Website: https://www.contestuniversity.com/  Eight different […]


Hamvention 2016 officially began this morning! But before we get into that, we want to share what occurred during a very busy day yesterday. If you followed along, you’ll know Content University 2016 was absolutely packed. After CTU wrapped up at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Four Days in May began at the Holiday Inn in […]


Hamvention has not yet officially begun, but hundreds of Hams have herded themselves into Dayton already for Contest University 2016. The event has been sold out for some time, and only standing room remained this morning in the Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom in Dayton, OH, where things kicked off at 7am. Last night’s activities included CTU registration, […]


The Icom 7100 seemed to be one of the most buzzed about items at Hamvention. And with good reason. The 7100 (still awaiting FCC approval) is a small, multi-band mobile transceiver with an intuitive touch screen interface. The display is angled to make it easier to read and access from the dash of your vehicle. […]