HRU 2015 Forums as of October 23, 2014
NOTE – these forums are all tentative and subject to acceptance by the moderator and approval of the HRU committee.

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9:00 AM A Intro to Software Defined Radios Overview Kevin Morgan AB2ZI
9:00 AMM B ARRL Forum NYC/LI Jim Mezey W2KFV
9:00 AM C Intro to DXing (propagation, history, techniques) John Reiser W2GW, Ed Whitman K2MFY of LIDXA
9:00 AM D Transmitter Hunting Larry Berger WA2SUH, Andy Kirschenbaum WA2CDL
9:00 AM E Intro to Scanning Phil Lichtenberger W2LIE
9:00 AM F Ham APs for mobile devices – NEW Diane Ortiz K2DO
9:00 AM G QRP low power fun John Meade W2XS
10:00 AM A Echolink / VOIP Jon Taylor K1RFD
10:00 AM B NLI EmComm Russ Logar KC2LSB
10:00 AM C Advanced DXing John Reiser W2GW, Ed Whitman K2MFY of LIDXA, Bill Hudzik W2UDT
10:00 AM D Building your first ham station - NEW Phil Lewis N2MUN
10:00 AM E Advanced Scanner Forum Phil Lichtenberger W2LIE
10:00 AM G WORKSHOP – Antenna Modeling - NEW – PreRegistration REQ tbd
10:00 AM H WORKSHOP – Connectors how to use and where do they go - PreRegistration REQ Materials for the Connectors workshop donated from the Norm Wesler K2YEW Education Fund administered by LIMARC Richie Cetron K2KNB
11:00 AM A Basic IRLP - NEW Preston Waterman W2PW
11:00 AM B The National Traffic System in NYC/LI Jim Kettyle KC2LEB
11:00 AM C Remote Station Operating using Elecraft K3 and K0 Rick Bressler K2RB
11:00 AM D Young Ham Forum Lew Malchick N2RQ
11:00 AM E Working Satellites with your HT Pete Portanova W2JV
12:00 Noon E Keynote Speaker – from ARRL Headquarters, Emergency Preparedness Manager Mike Corey will speak about the role of Emergency Communications today in Amateur Radio. Mike Corey KI1U
1:30 PM A Intro to D-Star Randy Gutentag WA2RMZ, Scott Weis KB2EAR
1:30 PM B Six Meters during Cycle 24 – a review of the progress on Six Meters during the past two decades and what can be expected going forward with attention paid to the solar cycle projections. Ken Neubeck WB2AMU
1:30 PM C Contesting – all your questions answered Mel Granick KS2G
1:30 PM D Emergency Power for home Jeff Schneller N2HPO
1:30 PM E Antenna Basics Walter Wenzel KA2RGI
1:30 PM F VE Session Bob Myers K2TV and VE Team
1:30 PM G LINUX - NEW Matt Newhall
1:30 PM H WORKSHOP – Fun with CW - PreRegistration REQ Neil Heft KC2KY
2:30 PM A Advanced D-Star tbd
2:30 PM B Grounding for the Ham Station Don Kane WB2BEZ
2:30 PM C Tips, Tricks and Techniques of the best operators – an interactive forum that answers your questions and provides solid advice about ham radio operating. Bring your questions and your best tips with you! George Tranos N2GA
2:30 PM E Small HF Loop Antennas - NEW Mike Kozma WY2U
2:30 PM F VE Session (continued) Bob Myers K2TV and VE Team
2:30 PM G LINUX for Ham Radio - NEW Neil Goldstein W2NDG