Sounds great, Eric! Thanks once again for your help and support. Happy Thanksgiving.
John > On Nov 17, 2017, at 3:28 PM, Eric Cottrell <wb1...@runbox.com> wrote: > > Hello, > > I am looking forward to the Fest, now under 15 weeks away! > > I am planning once again on helping Dan Robinson with The Listening Lounge. I > am sure Dan will setup some interesting radios for your listening pleasure. > > Besides the usual loop antenna and bits, I plan on bringing a recent radio > purchase, an Icom IC-R8600. It is a SDR based radio with more traditional > controls and very good HF performance. I am interested in comparing it to the > much more expensive Icom IC-R9500 that has graced our modest listening post > in past years. > > 73 Eric > > On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:58:22 -0500, John Figliozzi <jfigl...@nycap.rr.com> > wrote: > >> Yes, it’s (already!) that time of the year again. >> >> We invite one and all to be a part of the 2018 Winter SWL Fest on >> March 1, 2 and 3 at the Doubletree Guest Suites in fashionable >> Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. That's just 105 days away as I type this. >> >> This will be the 31st such annual gathering and due to popular demand >> we have added an extra half day, opening the event on Thursday >> afternoon and continuing through all of Friday and Saturday. Details and >> background info from <www.swlfest.com>. >> >> One of the centerpieces of the Fest weekend is our line-up of informative >> and entertaining forums. How do we get them? These excellent sessions >> are put together and presented by you and people just like you—people >> with a deep and abiding interest in radio and a willingness to share what >> they've experienced, learned and know. >> >> So, how about it? Have you a topic that you think Fest participants >> will find interesting and would be willing to present? Tell us about it. If >> you’ve already contacted us, chances are we have your e-mail on file. >> However, chances are also that we don’t. So, please re-contact us at >> this time just to make sure. >> >> Your role will be to lead a one hour session forum. That means >> preparing about a half-hour presentation that leaves plenty of time >> for audience questions and interaction. It can be anything from a >> serious (or comic) lecture (or both) to a multimedia extravaganza. >> Your choice! >> >> And as a gesture of appreciation (and perhaps some measure of small >> compensation for your efforts), the Fest will comp your registration >> fee if your proposal is accepted by the Organizing Committee (which >> consists of Rich Cuff, yours truly and a Magic 8 Ball we found in Rich’s >> attic when looking for old Fest printed programs and giveaways. We are >> seeking your help in fashioning a balanced and diverse line-up of topics >> and speakers. >> >> Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at <jfigl...@nycap.rr.com> >> >> If you have any questions, we'll be happy to discuss them with you. And >> even if you've never led a forum before, don't hesitate. We've learned >> that people tend to unfairly and inaccurately minimize their own abilities. >> We know you'll be great...but you have to let us in on what you're >> thinking! >> We promise a quick turnaround on your proposal once we are able to >> survey the field. >> >> Be a part of the 2018 Winter SWL Fest program! >> >> 73 and 88 to the Ladies (with due apologies to Ian McFarland) >> John Figliozzi >> Richard Cuff >> 2018 Winter SWL Fest (and apparently for life) Co-Chairs >> _______________________________________________ >> Swlfest mailing list >> Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com >> http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest >> >> To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to >> swlfest-requ...@hard-core-dx.com?subject=unsubscribe, or visit the URL shown >> above. >> >> For more information on the Fest, visit: >> >> http://www.swlfest.com >> http://swlfest.blogspot.com > > > _______________________________________________ > Swlfest mailing list > Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com > http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest > > To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to > swlfest-requ...@hard-core-dx.com?subject=unsubscribe, or visit the URL shown > above. > > For more information on the Fest, visit: > > http://www.swlfest.com > http://swlfest.blogspot.com _______________________________________________ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to swlfest-requ...@hard-core-dx.com?subject=unsubscribe, or visit the URL shown above. For more information on the Fest, visit: http://www.swlfest.com http://swlfest.blogspot.com