2021 SHELBY HAMFEST FORUMS
Saturday September 4, 2021
In an effort to promote social distancing this year, the forums will be held outside in the grandstand area near the racetrack.
2021 Forums Below - 2021 Forums to be finalized at later date.
10:00 – 10:50 am—Mickey Lee—Early Alert Technologies—Advances in Weather Detection Technology—Storm spotters and weather observers know that tornadic storms and tornadoes can be identified visually or by analysis fo Doppler radar. Now, sensors that measure electrical energy, lightning and other sources, can reliably determine how intense is the thunderstorm that is generating the energy. One device even determines the distance the storm and movement as it updates every minute and generates an alarm to provide threat awarenss. This talk will describe the technology and how it can be utilized for household protection, storm spotter activity or lightening threat awareness.
12 PM - 1:30PM Bud Hippisley W2RU Director & Bill Morine, N2COP Vice Director ARRL Roanoke Division -- Latest news and Q&A From Roanoke Division & Marv Hoffman WA4NC Update on the ARRL NC Section--- This forum will include an update and discussion of important matters affecting amateur radio operators in the ARRL NC Section