November 2015 SCARC meeting---note special time and place

Submitted by k0kt on Fri, 10/09/2015 - 13:05

On Thursday November 5, 2015, SCARC presents: “An Evening With Glenn Johnson, WØGJ”. Glenn is one of the top DXpeditioners in the world today. He has been part of some of the most difficult and rarest amateur radio expeditions of the past 15 years! Most recently, Glenn was the Co-Team Leader of the highly successful and #1 Most-Wanted, K1N Navassa Island expedition, which occurred this past February. WØGJ's presentations will begin at 7:00.

• "2015 K1N Navassa DXpedition” Many years of planning were required to bring this world class event and contacts to amateur radio operators around the world.

• “Is 3db worth a divorce?” Improving station performance without breaking the bank.

Glenn is an Iowa State University Alum (Forestry/Ecology) and has been a practicing orthopedic surgeon for over 35 years. He works for the Mayo Clinic specializing in adult reconstruction.
Please join us for this unique opportunity to hear one of the most legendary contest and DX ham radio operators of our times.

PowerFilm Solar will host the event. A brief walking tour of the factory will begin at 6:30pm for anyone interested in seeing the facility. Glenn’s presentations will begin at 7pm sharp.

Location:

PowerFilm Solar
1287 XE Place
Ames

Directions: PowerFilm is located in eastern Boone county just west of Ames near highway 30. Coming Coming from I-35 on Highway 30, take exit 142 (Napier/Lincoln Way Exit). North on X Ave to Lincoln Way. East on Lincoln Way to industrial park on the left. PowerFilm is at the north-west corner. Look for the PowerShade solar tent.