3rd Annual TECHCON

TECHCON For 2017 is a wrap.  Thanks to all who participated, presented, and volunteered to help.

Formerly known as the
West Central Florida Section Technical Conference

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TECHCON FRIDAY EVENING SOCIAL

WHERE AND WHEN

DATE:  Friday February 24, 2017

TIME:  6:00 P.M. – ??

PLACE:  Der Dutchmen Restaurant – 3713 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34232.

This is new for TECHCON in 2017.  This is simply a social dinner for anyone who wants to show up and talk technology.  Family and friends are also invited along as well. 


TECHCON MAIN SESSION

WHERE AND WHEN

DATE:  Saturday February 25, 2017

TIME:  Welcome and Check In (Coffee and Doughnuts) – 8:15 A.M. and Conference Start – 9:00 A.M.

Doughnuts are being provided courtesy of the ARRL West Central Florida Section

PLACE: Sarasota County Red Cross Headquarters.

The facility is being provided courtesy of the American Red Cross in Sarasota.


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

If you are planning on attending or speaking at the conference please fill out the online registration form. Click here for online conference registration form.


CONFERENCE INFORMATION

These links are active now.  Check out the following:

Section Technical Conference – Flyer: PDF Format

Section Technical Conference – Schedule: PDF Format

Section Technical Conference – List of Presentations: PDF Format

Section Technical Conference – List of Restaurants and Lodging: PDF Format


CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Please check back here on Saturday February 25, 2017

Calculate Your Custom Two Band Dipole – PDF:  Dave Birnbaum K2LYV
Calculate Your Custom Two Band Dipole – PPTX:  Dave Birnbaum K2LYV
Introduction to the PICAXE – PPT:  Darrell Davis KT4WX
Introduction to the Arduino – PPT:  Darrell Davis KT4WX
Basic Programming Techniques for the Arduino/PICAXE – ODP:  Darrell Davis KT4WX
KJ4ERJ’S APRS Clients – PDF:  Lynn Deffenbaugh KJ4ERJ
KJ4ERJ’s APRS Clients – PPTX:  Lynn Deffenbaugh KJ4ERJ
APRS A to Z – PDF:  Lynn Deffenbaugh KJ4ERJ
APRS A to Z – PPTX:  Lynn Deffenbaugh KJ4ERJ
HAMWAN Tampa Bay – Inception to Production to Future Expansion – PPTX:  Bryan Fields W9CR
Elements of Station Design – DOC:  Geoff Haines N1GY
Elements of Station Design – PPT:  Geoff Haines N1GY
Audio Processing Basics for Intelligible Transmission Design – PPTX:  Lu Romero W4LT
Overview of ARDEN Mesh Networking – PPTX: Randy Smith WU2S

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  • PDF: Adobe Reader
  • PPTX – Microsoft Power 2007 and later
  • PPT – Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 and earlier
  • ODP:  Open Office Impress
  • DOCX – Microsoft Word 2007 and later
  • DOC – Microsoft Word 2003 and earlier

PAST CONFERENCES

2nd Annual West Central Florida Section Technical Conference – Tampa

1st Annual West Central Florida Section Technical Conference – Sebring