The Society of Midwest Contesters
The Society of Midwest Contesters

SMC Fest

SMC Fest 2021 – August 28, 2021

We are currently planning on hosting an in person SMC Fest this year. More details to come.


Virtual SMC Fest 2020 – August 22

The 2020 SMCFest will be convened via Zoom in light of the current worldwide situation we all face. Before the event, registered participants will receive an email with the webinar details.

There is no charge to attend this virtual event, so join us for an exciting day and a great lineup of speakers!

Registration ended on Thursday August 20, 2020 at 11:59PM Central
Participants will receive an email from Zoom to the address you provided in registration Friday evening.


Start (CDT)

End (CDT)



9:00 9:15 AB9YC Welcome
9:15 9:30 K9WX/W9XT SMC Lifetime Achievement Award
9:30 10:15 AB9YC Homebrew Antenna Switching
10:15 10:30 K9CT CAC Update
10:30 11:30 WT2P Measuring filters with NanoVNA
11:30 12:00 K9LA Contest Propagation
12:00 12:15   Break
12:15 12:45 W9XA/K9LA ARRL Update
12:45 13:30 W9RE SO2R at W9RE
13:30 14:30 NJ8M Dealing with Static Electricity
14:30 15:30 K9CT Panel of Experts
15:30 15:45 AB9YC Wrap up and closing comments


DX Engineering

  • 3 – $100 Gift Certificates

Unified Microsystems (W9XT)

  • $100 Gift Certificate

Johnson Radio Technologies

  • 5 – 1 Year SMC Membership (Renewal) from CJ – WT2P of Johnson Radio Technologies. ($10 value, each)


If you are called to win a prize at the end and you are not present, we will draw another callsign.


Updated: 12:00AM CST 8/21/2020