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The Convention Begins In: 


Co-Sponsored By
DX University and The Northern California DX Club

Friday, April 19, 2013
8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
IDXC • Visalia Convention Center • Visalia, CA

Please Note: Pre-Registration Has Now Ended

Walk-In Registrations Will Be Accepted On Friday, April 19 from 07:15 am to 07:45 am

This year at the International DX Convention, DX University and the Northern California DX Club is sponsoring a two-track 4-hour DXing seminar:  “DX Academy”.

Topics will be presented by some of DX University's and NCDXC's most experienced DXers.

Our current agenda, subject to change as the Convention approaches:

Session A (Host: Wayne, N7NG) (San Joaquin A-B)
08:00 AM "DX Station and Antenna Considerations" by Ned, AA7A
09:00 AM "Getting Them In The Log: Effective On-Air Techniques" by Bob, W9KNI
10:00 AM  to 10:10 AM BREAK
10:10 AM "Best Practices for DX and DXpedition Operating" by Wayne, N7NG
11:00 AM  "Propagation" by Carl, K9LA
11:50 AM  Ask the Speakers – Q&A, Discussion

Session B (Host: Curt, K7CU) (Charter Oak A-B)
08:00 AM  "Your First DXpedition: What To Expect" by Don, N1DG
09:00 AM   "DX Awards" by Curt, K7CU
10:00 AM to 10:10 AM BREAK
10:10 AM  "Successful QSLing" by John, K6YP
11:00 AM  "DXCC Honor Roll In One Solar Cycle" (A Little Pistol Adventure) by Rich, KY6R
11:50 AM  Ask the Speakers – Q&A, Discussion

The cost for the 4-hour seminar will be $30 per person. Your registration provides access to either session – they are conducted at the same time (from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon) in different rooms.  In-between presentations or at the break you may change rooms.

All attendees will receive a DX Resource Handout with information on how to access the presentation materials online, biographical information on our speakers, contact information for local Clubs, and links to additional DX resources.

NOTE: To ensure your safe arrival and on-time start at the seminer, please plan to arrive on Thursday evening, April 18 if at all possible.

Enhance your DX skills and learn the latest contesting technologies and techniques at DX Academy!

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