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25th EME and Microwave seminar 2016 

22th – 24th of April 2016

will be held in hotel ASKINO – Horník

Village Tři Studně


Nové Město na Moravě

GPS: 49°36'23.6"N 16°02'05.3"E 

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 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.

Measured were:

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. 

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List of participants

Image Gallery – Milan OK2IMH

Image Gallery – Lexa OK1DST


Regular evaluation of the OK stations in the IARU UHF Contest – Overall categories : 

2015 OK Overall-single operator

2015 OK Overall-multi operator


Plaque for his contribution to the development and operation of VHF – UHF … (Hall of Fame) in 2015 received:

Josef OK1VBN


OK VHF Club got the 25th Anniversary Seminars plaque from our Polish friends.


Festive evening and Seminar is sponzored by:

Preliminary program of the seminar: 

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Presented by:

Friday 22.04.2016


Arrival and registration of participants, dinners, discussions 

Z.Samek jun.


Festive evening to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the OK-VHF Club.
(for registered participants of the seminar sponsored partially) 


Saturday 23.04.2016

All articles in PDF are available only in Czech language!



Opening Ceremony and Introduction – Overall handover plaques IARU UHF Contest 2015, Hall of Fame OK VHF Club


Announcement of results of Czech Championship 2015 and other contests


09:30–10:00 What was happen in the 2015 in EME and EME conference 2016 Venice OK1CA, OK1DFC
10:00–10:30 Measuring of side band noise OK1VUM

Coffee break :

10:45–11:30 EME MW portable traffic 9 – 6 – 3cm OK1DFC
11:30–12:00 Air scatter traffic AirScout OK1VUM


13:15–13:30 The traditional photo of participants OK2IMH
13:30–14:15 Microwave bands 76 GHz and above used in OK OK1AIY, OK1UFL, OK2IMH
14:15–14:45 Locking of TRX to GPS or Rubidium standards OK1CA
14:45–15:30 EME pedition to 4S7 OK1VVT

Coffee break :

15:45–16:15 Information from IARU conference
16:15–16:30 Information from VHF OK manager OK2ULQ
16:30–17:00 Summary of whole day measuring
17:00–18:00 Open discussion Managing by OK1CA


20:00 Celebrating the 25th anniversary of OK VHF club and the 25th anniversary of the first seminar OK VHF Club Henryk SP6GWN

Sunday 24.04.2016

Free program, departure of the participants