HamXposition 2020 Virtual Events

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Bob, K1IW

Oct 4, 2020, 1:25:30 PM10/4/20
to Northeast HamXposition (formerly Boxboro!)


The HamXposition committee is pleased to announce our virtual events for 2020. 
All events are FREE, but require preregistration.

This post gives a brief summary - see http://www.hamxposition.org for details and to sign up

Things kick off with the ARES academy, normally held on the Friday of the convention.
The sessions are scheduled in one-hour weeknight sessions and two-hour weekend 
workshops, all beginning October 13.  See our website for the detailed schedule.

Our HamXposition special event station - W1A - will be activated on Friday evening, November 6th and will be on the air through 7PM the following Sunday.   W1A will be operated from individual operator's home stations - you can sign up so that your station is one of them.

On Saturday, November 7th at 10AM, the Nashua Area Radio Society will be holding an online version of the "Ham Radio Bootcamp".   The cover story in October QST, this activity is geared for new hams looking  into the various ways they can experience the hobby.  However, even if you've had your license for a long time you might learn something new!

On Saturday November 7th at 7PM, we will be holding our "Virtual Grand Banquet".  Order your favorite take-out or delivery, pull up your chair, and enjoy an evening highlighted with keynote speaker Gordon West.  At the conclusion of the event, we will hold a drawing for the banquet prize - a Kenwood V71A dual band transceiver with Astron power supply and dual-band mag mount antenna.  You must be present at drawing time to win.

All of these events are free, but all require preregistration.  Once you preregister, you will be given the connection details.

Finally, we are running a Donation drive this year to help offset some of the annual costs we have and to help keep the revenue stream toward the scholarships flowing.  Anyone donating $5 or more will receive a souvenir HamXPosition 2020 general admission ticket by mail.
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Those donating $25 or more will be listed on our electronic honor wall, and those donating $50 or more will receive a limited-edition "Moonbounce" badge ribbon (which you can use in 2021) and a limited-edition T-shirt:
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Preregistration and donations can all be done on our website:   http://www.hamxposition.org
To get to the donation section, click on the banquet Event Registration link.

I hope you are able to enjoy all or part of our events - and hope to be able to see you at
our in-person convention on July 23, 24, and 25 2021.

Bob - K1IW
Chair, HamXposition 2020


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