8th Annual TECHCON – 2022

TECHCON – The ARRL West Central Florida Section Technical Conference


FRIDAY AFTERNOON SEMINAR

DATE: Friday February 25, 2022

TIME: Preparation: 12:00 P.M. – 12:45 P.M.

Seminar: 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

PLACE: Polk County Emergency Operations Center – 1890 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven, FL 33880

The EOC is being provided courtesy of Polk County Emergency Management. The ARRL West Central Florida Section is thankful to Polk County Emergency Management for the use of the EOC for TECHCON.

TALKIN: 146.985, 443.900, 444.625, or 444.950 WC4PEM Repeater System – PL. 127.3 Hz.


FRIDAY EVENING SOCIAL

DATE:  Friday February 25, 2022

TIME:   6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

PLACE:  Sonny’s BBQ Restaurant  – 4600 Recker Hwy., Winter Haven, FL 33880-1249.

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


TECHCON MAIN SESSION

WHERE AND WHEN

DATE:  Saturday February 26, 2022

TIME:  Welcome and Check In (Coffee and Doughnuts) – 8:00 A.M.,
Conference Opening – 8:45 A.M., and Presentations begin – 9:00 A.M.

PLACE: Polk County Emergency Operations Center.

The facility is being provided courtesy of Polk County Emergency Management


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

TECHCON – Conference Schedule: PDF Format

TECHCON – List of Presentations: PDF Format

TECHCON – Presentation Descriptions: PDF Format

TECHCON – List of Restaurants and Hotels:  PDF Format

Note:  These links will go live as these documents become available.


CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

Videos of Presentations – ARRL West Central Florida Section YouTube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFA4-HEjr-lYMFisVG_Nk5A

Conference Papers:

Conference Papers will be available on this webpage the morning of the Friday February 25, 2021 for the Friday Workshop and Saturday February 26th, 2022 for the Saturday General Sessions.

Legend:

  • 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
  • ZIP – ZIP File Format (Contains multiple files – must be unzipped)

PAST CONFERENCES

7th Annual TECHCON – Virtual via Zoom.

6th Annual TECHCON – Punta Gorda, FL.

5th Annual TECHCON – Tampa, FL.

4th Annual TECHCON – Winter Haven, FL.

3rd Annual TECHCON – Sarasota, FL.

2nd Annual West Central Florida Section Technical Conference – Tampa, FL.

1st Annual West Central Florida Section Technical Conference – Sebring, FL.