25th EME and Microwave seminar 2016
OK VHF Club held a traditional 25th EME MW seminar
During the days 22nd. till 24th. of April 2016 were held 25th. Mikrovlnný a EME seminář. For this year we were celebrating 25.th Year of OK VHF club anniversary. In this case we had organize also small celebration ceremony which were prepared for Friday evening. Organize committee thank you to sponsors for financial help for the dinner of Friday evening. Those sponsors were ALCOMA, GES-ELECTRONICS, PPC Belden and M&M reality.
Saturday morning we started the main program were we decorated winners of IARU Region 1. IARU UHF a Microwave Contest 2015 in categories Single-Multi and Multi-Multi. Czech VHF manager Petr OK2ULQ also decorated winners of Czech champion chip in works on VHF-UHF and SHF bands in 2015. Our ham radio friends from Polish VHF club decorated Czech OK VHF club for 25th of anniversary by very nice plaque as a thanks for our cooperation and support of Polish ham radio community. On the end of this first block of program were decorated by president of OK VHF Club František Střihavka OK1CA by plaque of Hall of Fame OK VHF Club to Josef Činčura OK1VBN. Josef were as a pioneer of beginnings VHF – UHF a SHF activity in OK and working on those bands up today. Josef will celebrate 93 years of age this year.
After the small celebration ceremony were program following with technical items. Presentations were held by, OK1VUM, OK1DFC, OK1AIY, OK1UFL, OK2IMH, OK1CA, OK1VVT, OK1SRD and OK1VAO. On the end František OK1CA, Jirka OK1DCI informed about results of technical measuring and keep discussion about them.
During the seminar were measured ham radio units attendants of seminar.
Noise figure, gain, power, spectrum up to 24GHz, SWR and side noise. Main interest were focusing for N/F measuring by Franta OK1CA. Spectrum, power and SWR were measured by Jirka OK1DCI and first time on our seminar Mila OK1VUM measured side noise on TRVs or TRXs. We saw many nice constructions and units, with very good technical parameters. Many times were presented units described or discussed in previous seminars.
On behalf of organize committee we would like to invite you for next year.
Most of those present expressed the hope that the 25th edition was the last and that in 2017 we'll see everyone again at the Tři Studně.
date of last upgrade
Regular evaluation of the OK stations in the IARU UHF Contest – Overall categories :
Plaque for his contribution to the development and operation of VHF – UHF … (Hall of Fame) in 2015 received:
OK VHF Club got the 25th Anniversary Seminars plaque from our Polish friends.