Nobel Laureate to Speak at W9DXCC Convention and Banquet
Nobel laureate and WSJT developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, will be the banquet speaker at the 61st annual W9DXCC Convention and Banquet, Saturday, September 21, at the Holiday Inn, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Sponsored by the Northern Illinois DX Association. Among the presentations, Eric Hall, K9GY, will speak on his T6MO Afghanistan operations; Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, will discuss Cycle 24 propagation; Jerry Rosalius, WB9Z, and Craig Thompson, K9CT, will offer a preview of the Amsterdam Island FT5ZM DXpedition, and Mike McGirr, K9AJ, will report on the H44AJ DXpedition to Sikaiana Atoll in the Solomon Islands. An ARRL forum will feature Central Division Director Dick Isely, W9GIG, Vice Director Kermit Carlson, W9XA, and ARRL DX Advisory Committee member Jim O’Connell, W9WU. For more information, contact Kermit Carlson, W9XA. The W9DXCC DX University Program will take place Friday, September 20, 9 AM to 5 PM. The program, “DXing from the Black Hole 2,” is intended for new and seasoned DXers alike. For DX University information, contact Jack Hudson, W9MU. Hospitality suites will be open Friday and Saturday nights.