2014 Pacific Northwest VHF Society Conference
October 11 - 12, 2014
Shilo Inn Suites Hotel, 30 North Prom, Seaside, Oregon, 97138. See Google map
See also the 2014 Schedule.
- New Geometries for High-performance Beam Antennas — Chip Margelli K7JA
- SOTA and VHF — Etienne K7ATN
- Developing a Limited Rover Station — Darryl WW7D
- 30w 1926 MHz Amplifiers — Jim K7ND
- Antennas for Portable, Mountaintop and Rover Operations — Etienne & Darryl
- ARRL Forum — Jim K7CEX
- Society Meeting — Gary WA7BBJ
Bruce Junkin KI7JA (SK) — KB6KQ Lifetime Achievement Award
Bruce significantly advanced the art of VHF/UHF amateur radio communications with his VHF contest acitivity, his on-the-air efforts and enthusiasm, his EME activity, and his advanced antenna design and construction. He was one of the few 1296 Mhz weak signal operators in Oregon, and the only 903 Mhz activity from that state. Bruce often traveled to remote sites and endured extreme conditions to provide others with a new grid square and contact on several bands. Bruce assisted with the PNW VHF Society activites by setting up and managing several luncheon get-togethers of society members and other amateur operators.
Louie Stober WA7GCS — 2014 VHFer of the Year
For advancing the art of VHF contesting and DX activity in the Pacific Northwest. Lou's active participation in the NW 2-meter Weak Signal Nets as well as his 50 Mhz DX success have once again proved that optimized antennas along with enthusiasm and effort will make the difference.
Click here to see Lou's presentation
Steve Sala K7AWB - Lewis & Clark Apple Certificate
For contacting all 18 grid squares in Washington state from his home in Spokane.
Grand Prize Winners
Thanks to donated prizes by Icom, Yaesu and Directive Systems, we had great prizes at the 20th Annual PNW VHF Conference in Seaside, Oregon:
- Icom IC-7100 went to James K7KQA of Tri-Cites, WA,
- Yaesu FTM-400DR went to Tom WA7TBP of Carnation, WA, and
- Directive Systems 6-el 144 MHz rover antenna went to Jim K7YO of Scappoose, OR.
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