10th Annual TECHCON – 2024

TECHCON – The ARRL West Central Florida Section Technical Conference

FRIDAY AFTERNOON SEMINAR – Cancelled 2/19/24

DATE: Friday February 23, 2024

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

Seminar: 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

PLACE: Hillsborough County Public Safety Operations Complex – Emergency Operations Center. – 9450 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33619.

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


FRIDAY EVENING SOCIAL

DATE:  Friday February 23, 2024

TIME:   6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

PLACE:  Golden Corral – 815 Providence Road, Brandon, FL 33511.

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

IN PERSON:

DATE:  Saturday February 24, 2024

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: Hillsborough County Public Safety Operations Complex – Emergency Operations Center. – 9450 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33619.

The facility is being provided courtesy of Hillsborough County Emergency Management.

ONLINE – YOUTUBE:


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 Flyer:  PDF Format.

TECHCON – Conference Schedule: PDF Format.

TECHCON – List of Presentations: PDF Format.

TECHCON – List of Restaurants and Hotels:  PDF Format.


CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

VIDEO RECORDINGS:

The primary track will be streamed live on the Section YouTube channel.  The second track will be recorded.  Both primary and secondary track will have post-production editing done to them by Russ Delaney N4RTD, one of our ARRL Technical Specialists, to add any slides into them, to make the video a complete product.  They will all be available in one to three weeks after the conference once the editing work is complete.

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

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

CONFERENCE SLIDES AND PAPERS: 

 

 

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

9th Annual TECHCON – Tampa, FL.

8th Annual TECHCON – Winter Haven, FL.

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.