OzarkCon 2020

QRP Conference Schedule


When:     Friday April 3 & Saturday April 4
Where:     Stone Castle Hotel and Conference Center - 3050 Green Mountain Road, Branson, Missouri

 

 

Friday
Noon - 3:00 PM Hotel Lobby
Registration desk open
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Knights Room
Ocon University
The Nouveau 75 meter Am Transceiver
Only 50 seats available pre-registration required
Dave Cripe NMØS
4:00 - 6:00 PM Hotel Lobby
Registration desk open
4:30 - 6:00 PM Knights Room
Wacky Key Contest
Show off your crazy homebrew keys.
6:00 PM Stonehenge Room
Banquet dinner + Speaker
Dan Romanchik, KB6NU
No- Nonsense Ham Radio- KB6NU.com
7:30 - ? PM Knights Room
BUILD-A-THON --Cric-Key designed by NMØS
Gary W0MNA, - Martha W0ERI & volunteers
Hands-on kit building workshop
(workshop registration required - only 50 seats available)
7:30 PM - ? Stonehenge Room
QLF Contest
There will be another opportunity on Sat. Afternoon Bring your foot, we will furnish the “Key”
9:30 PM till ??? Stonehenge Room
Music for the QRPer
Great musical fun tradition for all.
 
Saturday
6:00 AM - 8:45 AM Stonehenge Room Private complementary breakfast for Registered QRPers
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Hotel Lobby and 4SQRP Kit Sales Registration desk open
7:00 AM - ? Knights Room
Dummy Load QSO Party - WQ5RP
Coordinated by Mid MO ARC
7:00 AM - all day WQ5RP on 7030-7040 KHz Mid MO ARC
Station Operators
Common Area 2nd floor near elevators Special Area for Crafts, needle work, scrapbooking, etc.
Knights Room - Flea market vendor fair QRP flea market, vendor fair open all day
9:00 AM Conference Opening Remarks
Stonehenge Room
Johnny Matlock, ACØBQ 4SQRP President and Jeff Logullo, NØMII Master of Ceremonies
9:15 - 10:00 AM Victorian Internet Virginia Smith, NV5F
10:00 - 10:45 AM Portable Operations Set Up Tom Witherspoon — K4SWL — QRPer.com
10:45 - 11:00 AM Stretch Break Prize drawings & announcements — Ed Meyer WG5F and Karen Meyer W5KKM
11:00 - 11:45
SOTA — The High Country QSOs Paula Uscian, K9IR
11:45 - 1:15 PM Lunch and QRP vendor/swap meet time Free Lunch for Pre-Registered OzarkCon attendees and spouses.
1:30 - 2:15 PM Tinker John — History, Traditions, and Folly of Ham Radio John Robertson, WYCYF
2:15 - 3:00 PM A Local Ham Radio Builder Community Bryan Nehl, K0EMT — Rick Bennett, KC0PET
Mid MO Electronic Technical Exchange
3:00 - 3:45 PM QLF Contest — if you were busy last night now is your time to shine, bring your foot, we have the “key” Tom Sevart, N2UHC
Homebrew Chair & Contest Master
3:45 - 4:00 PM Stretch Break Prize drawings & announcements — Ed Meyer WG5F and Karen Meyer W5KKM
4:00 - 4:30 PM New Kit Information and More Dave Cripe NMØS
4:30 - 4:45 PM Plaque Presentations Johnny Matlock ACØBQ and Jeff Logullo NØMII
4:45 PM OzarkCon Grand Prize drawing - Lots of Prizes! Many thanks to Ed Meyer WG5F and Karen Meyer W5KKM
5:00 PM to ??? Dinner on your own
6:00 PM - ???? Evening activities and music for QRPers
Homebrew contest and equipment show and tell, demonstrations, socializing, more music and fun!
9:00 PM OzarkCon 2019 Officially Ends Thank you for your participation! We look forward to seeing you again in 2021.
 
Sunday
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM Hotel Breakfast At the Hotel breakfast room for hotel guests
 
Times are somewhat flexible      -      Check back often for additional information

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