Fw: UPDATE: SPECIAL PVRC Downtown Lunch - THURSDAY, October 18, 2007

Paul Rinaldo prinaldo at mindspring.com
Wed Oct 17 04:41:16 CDT 2007

-----Forwarded Message-----
>From: Eric Rosenberg - W3DQ <w3dq at arrl.net>
>Sent: Oct 17, 2007 4:35 AM
>To: PVRC Reflector <pvrc at mailman.qth.net>
>Subject: UPDATE: SPECIAL PVRC Downtown Lunch - THURSDAY, October 18, 2007
>The PVRC downtown lunch is pleased to announce that Kristen Haring,
>Author of "Ham Radio's Technical Culture," will be our guest and
>featured speaker at the October downtown lunch gathering on THURSDAY,
>October 18th.
>As many of you know, "Ham Radio's Technical Culture" has been somewhat
>controversial in amateur radio circles.  Published in December, 2006, it
>was reviewed in QST in March, 2006, in the October, 2006, CQ Magazine,
>and twice in the October 2006 PVRC Newsletter.  The reviews are quite
>different, which makes reading the book that much more important.  Take
>the the opportunity to read it before Dr. Haring joins us on the 19th.
>About Dr. Haring:
>Kristen Haring earned degrees in mathematics from the University of
>Pennsylvania and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a
>Ph.D. in history of science from Harvard University.
>She has held fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for the History of
>Science, Berlin; the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna; Akademie
>Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart; and the National Museum of American History
>and Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, both of
>the Smithsonian Institution.
>In 2004, the Society for the History of Technology recognized her work
>with the IEEE Life Members' Prize in Electrical History.  She teaches at
>the Bard Graduate Center in New York City.
>- THURSDAY, October 18th @ 12:00 PM
>- Location:  The offices of Wiley Rein LLP, 1750 K Street, NW (5th floor).
>The closest Metro stops are:  FARRAGUT WEST BLUE and ORANGE Lines
>and FARRAGUT NORTH on the RED Line
>Directions via Metro (BLUE, ORANGE or RED Lines):
>- From Farragut West: exit the Metro on Eye & 18th Street side and
>proceed north one block up 18th Street. Make a right onto K Street and
>the building is the second building on the right. Be sure NOT to go to
>the 1776 K Street entrance!!!
>- From Farragut North metro: exit the Connecticut Avenue/K Street
>entrance (the southmost entrance). Cross Connecticut Avenue, and then
>cross K Street. The 1750 is the second building on the south side of K
>Street. It is the building next to the building containing Caribou Coffee.
>There is no business meeting and no meeting agenda.  We have, however,
>been publishing meeting notes on a sporadic basis. Joining us will count
>towards the PVRC meeting requirement for non-members. And if you RSVP
>early enough and let him know, Fred, K3ZO, may just bring you your
>3-land bureau cards!
>FOOD: Our author talk will be taking place in a conference room at Wiley
>Rein.  Thanks to Rich DiDonna, NN3W, we will have drinks, snacks, and
>pizza served. Expect the final cost to be in the $5.00 to $7.00 range.
>Due to the size of the room, we are limited to 30 attendees.  It is
>critical that you RSVP as soon as possible to Rich (nn3w at cox.net)!
> >>> IT'S IMPORTANT THAT YOU RSVP TODAY TO NN3W (nn3w at cox.net)!
>We look forward to seeing you at for this special event.
>Thanks and see you on October 18th!
>73     Brian WV4V, Rich NN3W, and Eric W3DQ

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