Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, of Cana, Virginia, named as recipient of the 2018 ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award by the ARRL BOD. The Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award will be presented to Ruth on Saturday Nov 3rd.  Info Click Here

*Saturday Forums

Time Location Topic Presenter
9:00 AM Forum Room ARRL Georgia State Convention Welcome & Message from Southeastern Division Director and Georgia Section Manager.  Greg Sarratt W4OZK & David Benoist AG4ZR
10:00AM Forum Room  Lessens learned deployment to Hurricane Florence, Being self-sufficient during deployment James Lea, WX4TV
11:00 AM Forum Room Youth on the Air 2018 in South Africa     Faith Hannah Lea AE4FH
12:00 PM VE Room Working Satellites Dr. John Kludt, K4SQC & Daryl Young K4RGK
12:00 PM Forum Room Going Green with QRP Rich Arland, K7SZ
1:00 PM Forum Room Presentation of the 2018 Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award to Ruth A. Willet, KM4LAO. Reception to follow.  Info Click Here Greg Sarratt W4OZK
2:00 PM VE  Room Introduction to DMR and Best Practices for DMR users   Ken Bryant, K1DMR
2:00 PM Forum Room

Presentation of the 2018 Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award to Ruth A Willet, KM4LAO. Reception to follow.


*Sunday Forums

9:00 AM Forum Room TBA  
10:00 AM Forum Room Emcomm and Preparedness and  Communication, Steve Wisenburg, KM4CVU
11:00 AM  Forum Room DXpedition to Dry Tortuga working HF and Satellite   James Lea, WX4TV
 12:00 PM    Personal Go-Kit For Emergency Communications Contest
You can read more about the Go-box contest here.
  Greg Sarratt W4OZK
12:00 PM   Go Kit Contest Finals Announced.   Staff

On-going Activities on both Saturday and Sunday. In the area directly in front of the Main Exhibit Hall

  • ON-SITE DMR Repeater Station  ,K1DMR, 443.0375+, CC 15, K4USD Network
  • AMSAT – Dr. John Kludt/K4SQC & Daryl Young K4RGK along with the NFARL mobile tower.
  • The Stone Mountain HamFest AMSAT Challenge
  • Gwinnett ARES Trailer Mobile Communications Center(and Talk-in for HamFest) 

 *Some of these Forums will be changed and updated in the coming days. Thank you for your patience. 

2019 ARRL Georgia State Convention