Digital Conference

Paul L. Rinaldo
Fri, 28 May 1999 16:04:07 -0400





Digital "movers and shakers" from all over the world will be on hand in
Phoenix September 24-26 for the 18th annual ARRL and TAPR Digital
Communications Conference. TAPR's Greg Jones, WD5IVD, will chair this
year's conference.

The ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference is an international
forum for radio amateurs in digital communications, networking, and related
technologies to meet, publish their work, and present new ideas and
techniques for discussion. Presenters and attendees will have the
opportunity to exchange ideas and learn about recent hardware and software
advances, theories, experimental results, and practical applications. The
conference is not just for the digital expert, but for digitally-oriented
amateurs of all levels of experience.

Conference highlights include a full day of papers, breakout sessions, and
selected topics on Saturday for the beginner to advanced amateur digital
enthusiast; three seminars/symposia, including the third annual APRS
National Symposium, moderated by Steve Dimse, K4HG, and featuring Bob
Bruninga, WB4APR, Keith Sproul, WU2Z, Mark Sproul, KB2ICI, and Brent
Hildebrand, KH2Z, plus a PIC development, design, and programming seminar
on Sunday. The Saturday banquet will feature Geoff Baehr, N6LXZ, Sun
Microsystems chief network officer as guest speaker.

Papers are due by August 9, 1999, and should be submitted to Maty Weinberg,
ARRL, 225 Main St, Newington, CT 06111;
Submissionguidelines are available on-line at

Full information on the conference and hotel accommodations are available
from Tucson Amateur Packet Radio, 8987-309 E Tanque Verde Rd #337, Tucson,
AZ 85749-9399; tel 940-383-0000, fax 940-566-2544;;