May 2019 Club Meeting - DX Contesting Tools

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Friday, May 24, 2019

7:00pm MST

Ascension Lutheran Church 1220 West Magee Road, Tucson, AZ


 

Handy Man Corner

Presented By Dennis, N6ITY

Anderson Power Poles for the Radio Amateur


 

DX Contesting Tools

Presented by

Bob Wilson, N6TV

 

Have you heard of CW Skimmer or the RTTY Skimmer? How about the Reverse Beacon Network? These are all tools frequently used by DXers and Contest Operators. During the presentation you will hear how these tools can help you, and what you can do to help others. 

Bob Wilson, N6TV, is a San Francisco Bay Area contester and CW operator.  Bob grew up in Southern California and received his novice license in 1972. He developed his CW skills on the National Traffic System as a teenager. His is an avid contester, and his favorite contest is The North American Sprint, which is a four hour contest. Bob received his Computer Science Degree at Berkeley and is considered to be a software expert. He spent most of his career at IBM, and is now retired. He is currently a member of the Northern California Contest Club, Northern California DX Club, and Mother Lode DX/Contest Club.

Bob is also a professor at Contest University in Dayton and a three time competitor at the World Radiosport Team Championship.