It is that time of year again! w5kub will be live streaming his trek to the Daytona Hamvention. There seem to be many more prizes this year! 73 – Patti

It’s time for the 2013 Dayton Hamvention broadcast!!

Please join us during our live, online broadcast of the Dayton Hamvention this week. To join the broadcast go to the fun begins!

New venue for 2013: We will be located inside Hara Arena at Booth SA302 to provide you with a totally different program. There will be no rain, hail, sleet, or snow on our cameras this year!!

During the Hamvention W5KUB will interview vendors regarding their latest products. We will have many special guests such as Bob Heil (K9EID) of Heil Sound; Martin F. Jue (K5FLU) founder of MFJ Enterprises; John Amodeo (NN6JA) producer of ABC TV’s hit show, “Last Man Standing”; and many more.

During the live broadcast, you will also have the opportunity to meet and chat with other ham radio operators from all over the world. During the 2012 Dayton Hamvention we had 47,400 viewers that followed our broadcast for the 5 day broadcast!

You could win one of 43 prizes, valued over $5,300, which will be awarded during the broadcast! The prizes include dual band mobile, HTs, D-star ID-51A, Comet Antenna Analyzer, Heil microphone and headset, antennas, weather station, computer to radio interface, spool LMR-400, auto antenna tuners, and much more. These prizes are made possible because of our relationship with partners; such as, GigaParts, Ten-Tec, NCG Company, Kantronics, MP Antenna, Heil Sound, ARRL, MFJ, and many more. In the past year over $10,000 in prizes have been awarded! Of course, no purchase is necessary to win a prize. W5KUB is not affiliated with any products or companies and does not sell any products or services.

Dayton Hamvention broadcast schedule (all times are subject to change):
· Wednesday, May 15: 1300 UTC (8:00 AM CT) drive from Memphis to Dayton, Ohio (10 hours). Yes, this will be a live broadcast!

· Thursday, May 16: 1300 UTC – 2030 UTC (9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET), set up at Hara Arena and visit with vendors

· Friday, May 17: 1200 UTC – 2100 UTC (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET), Dayton Hamvention

· Saturday, May 18: 1200 UTC – 2100 UTC (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET), Dayton Hamvention

· Sunday, May 19: 1200 UTC – 1600 UTC (8:00 AM – noon ET), Dayton Hamvention

· Sunday, May 19: 1700 UTC (1:00 PM CT) drive from Dayton to Memphis (10 hours). Yes, this will be a live broadcast!

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We’ll ‘see’ you at Hamvention!

Tom Medlin, W5KUB