Invitation to The 40th Nordic VUSHF meeting 2018
(Note May 4 2018. There are still a few places left for staying at the youth hostel but hurry and make your reservation. If you would like to participate in the ham dinner on Saturday June 9th, you need to make your reservation on June 1 at the latest)
On behalf of the Danish VUSHF amateurs it is our pleasure to invite all interested amateurs to the Nordic VUSHF meeting in Kalundborg June 8-10 2018. Below you will find the main details about the venue and the program. You are also welcome if just for a visit to the fleemarket and lectures.
We look very much forward to see you for this 40th anniversary meeting in Kalundborg (JO55MQ).
Danhostel Kalundborg Vandrehjem, Stadion alle 5, 4400 Kalundborg. The hostel is a modern and comfortable hostel with all facilities needed for a good meeting. This includes indoor and outdoor areas, meeting rooms and dining hall. The rooms are comfortable with individual bathrooms and showers.The venue is in the middle of historic Kalundborg, and the surrounding country side is one of the most sceneric parts of Zealand. The meeting may be a good occasion to take a few extra days of vacation. A special site in Kalundborg of interest for radio amateurs is the Kalundborg long-wave broadcast station, which has been running since 1927. As part of the meeting it will be possible to visit the long-wave broadcast station.
Prices; accomodation and food for 1 person
You can choose between a 2-bed room and a 4-bed room. The 4-bed room includes 2 single beds and 1 bunk bed. There is a limited number of rooms, and they will be available on a first come first serve basis. If you require different accommodation, please contact us as there are both bed & breakfast, ordinary hotels and camping grounds in the area.
1 person for 2 nights in a 2-bed room, all meals included 1600 DKK. If you would like to share room with a spouse or fellow amateur please notify about their name upon registration and payment.
1 person for 2 nights in a 4-bed room, all meals included 1100 DKK. If you would like to share room with 3 amateur friends please notify about their name/callsign upon registration and payment.
Bed sheets are included with the accomodation
Food only (all meals) 800 DKK
Ham dinner Saturday 300 DKK
Beer and wine in connection with meals in the dining hall to be bought separately.
Registration and payment
Registration and payment are due at the latest April 25 2018. After this date we can no longer keep our room reservations. Early registration is most welcome, to help the organizers please pay no later than 2 weeks after your registration.
Cancellation. If you have signed up and need to cancel your participation, you can get a full refund until April 15 2018. After this date no refund will be possible, as we need to pay the youth hostel regardless. However, you are welcome to sell your participation to another person.
Below you will find the preliminary program. The activities include lectures, flee market, excursions, building contest, an active VUSHF station and meeting your amateur friends. The program will be updated on a continuous basis as the details are confirmed.
15:00 Check inn starts
20:00 Barbeque, beer and ham talk
07:00 – 09:30 Breakfast
09:30 – Flee market start
09:30 – Measurement lab opens
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee bar open
11:00 – 11:45 Live EME on 10GHz. OZ1LPR talks about 10 GHz EME incl. live QSOs using his remote rig access.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 13:45 The technology of the DR9A 144 MHz contest station by DF9IC
13:45 – 14:00 Coffe bar open
14:00 – 14:45 How does the weather influence the NAC contest results on VUSHF? OZ7JRL has collected the statistics on weather and
contest results for an in depth analysis.
15:00 – 16:30 International building contest -don’t miss it!
16:45 – 18:00 Open Nordic VHF-manager meeting
19:00 – HAM Dinner
08:00 – 09:30 Breakfast
10:00 – 11:30 Visit to the Kalundborg long wave transmitter site
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 End of meeting