This page is still under construction as “Topics and Presenters” are added! Some of these Forums will be changed and updated in the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience. 

Saturday Forums

Time Location Topic Presenter
9:00AM Forum Room ARRL Georgia State Convention Welcome & Message from Southeastern Division Director Greg Sarratt W4OZK
10:00AM Forum Room Georgia ARES Mission, ARRL Activities In The Southeastern Division 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 Digital Emergency Communications Methods & Practices Pending
1:00PM Forum Room Hospital Emergency Operations and Tricks to working Digital Bret Smith, W4HBS
1:00PM VE Testing Area Youth  Martha Muir W4MSA
2:00PM Forum Room

DXpedition KI1U/VE9 – Grand Manan Island  

Michael Cory, KI1U
2:00PM VE Testing Area YL Net, Meet the YL’s Pending
3:00PM Forum Room Packet, FLDigi, Winlink 2000/RMS Express, NBEMS Pending
3:00PM VE Testing Area Under review Pending

Sunday Forums

9:00AM Forum Room ARES / RACES and the
NVIS Antenna
10:00AM Forum Room Personal Go-Kit For Emergency Communications
You can read more about the Go-box contest here.
11:00AM Under review Storm Spotting and Amateur Radio Under review

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)

2017 ARRL Georgia State Convention