Forums

 

*Saturday Forums

Time Location Topic Presenter
9:00AM 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 Georgia ARES Mission, ARRL Activities In The Southeastern Division  Greg Sarratt W4OZK & David Benoist AG4ZR
11:00AM Forum Room Emergency Preparedness and Response Michael Corey, KI1U
12:00PM Forum Room ARRL & Emergency Communications
Michael Corey, KI1U
12:00PM VE Testing Area What to Bring to a Disaster,  Go-Kits, antenna options & power.  James Lea, WX4TV
1:00PM Forum Room Hospital Emergency Operations and Tricks to working Digital Communications used with ARES and Emergency Communications.  Bret Smith, W4HBS
1:00PM VE Testing Area Hurricane Irma After Action Report ARES Frank Dean, K4SJR
2:00PM Forum Room

Amateur Radio Volunteers in Puerto Rico. Issues, Facts, and First Hand Findings. 

Michael Cory, KI1U
2:00PM VE Testing Area ARES / RACES and the
NVIS Antenna
James Lee, WX4TV 
3:00PM Forum Room Solar Panels, Batteries and emergency Grace Lea, KM4TXT
3:00PM VE Testing Area Digital Emergency Packet, FLDigi, Winlink 2000/RMS Express, NBEMS What To Bring To A Disaster  John Davis, WB4QDX

*Sunday Forums

9:00 AM Forum Room ARES / RACES and the
NVIS Antenna
James Lee, WX4TV
10:00 AM Forum Room Lithium-Ferrous-Phosphate batteries  Dan Gravereaux, N1ZZ
11:00 AM  Forum Room  The Poynting Vector Antenna. For Hams, & how it can be readily built.  (Author) Ted Hart, W5QJR  
       
     Personal Go-Kit For Emergency Communications Contest
You can read more about the Go-box contest here.
 Michael Corey, KI1U & Greg Sarratt W4OZK
12:00 PM   Go Kit Contest Finals Announced.   Staff
       

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

  1. AMSAT – Dr. John Kludt/K4SQC
  2. The Stone Mountain HamFest AMSAT Challenge
  3. 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. 

2017 ARRL Georgia State Convention