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The Society of Midwest Contesters
The Society of Midwest Contesters

SMC Fest

SMC Fest 2024 – August 10, 2024

 SMC Fest will be at the Marriott in Naperville on August 10, 2024.
Registration must be completed by end of day August 4, 2023.

Chicago Marriott Naperville
1801 North Naper Boulevard
Naperville, Illinois 60563 USA

The registration fee for 2024 will be $63 which will include continental breakfast & coffee, lunch, and afternoon snack.

Friday Dinner

As is tradition, we plan to have a gathering for dinner on the Friday evening prior to SMC Fest.

If you’re interested in joining us for dinner, please indicate as such during registration.

Room Reservations

We have a negotiated rate for a limited block of rooms at $122/night. The rate is good for both Friday and Saturday night.

Reservations within our block must be made by July 19th, 2024.

Click here to make your reservations.

Should you need to cancel your hotel reservation, you must do so directly with the hotel.

Program

As you can see the program is still being assembled. We’ll post confirmed programs as they are available, although the exact schedule will be determined later.

Confirmed Programs

Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Awards
Presentation of Championship Medals
W9XA – VHF Contesting
K9CT & Team – #1 World CQWW RTTY M/2 2023 & RTTY Contesting
K9LA – Antenna Interaction
K9LA & K9CT – ARRL update and CAC update.
Multiple – 10 minute station tours (Reach out to Steve/K9WO to volunteer)

Start (CDT)End (CDT)PresenterTopic
12:00 PM1:00 PMLunch
4:00 PM4:30 PMW9MRPrize drawings
4:30 PMW9MRClosing remarks

Registration

SMC Fest Registration

Please fill in all blanks to complete form. You will be taken to the PayPal page to complete your registration.

  • If you are a guest of a member, or do not have a callsign, just enter NONE
  • Would you be interested in gathering for dinner on Friday evening? No current commitment required.
  • Donations help make sure that SMC Fest remains at minimum a cost neutral event. Any excess funds help build the treasury to cover costs of special programs such as Lifetime Achievement Awards, Championship Medals, and WRTC sponsorships.
  • $0.00
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Registration ends August 4th.

Attendees

This list updates automatically as the registrations are processed by the membership secretary.

CALLNameFRIDAY DINNER?
W9MRY
WT9Uy
AB9YCN
K9CTY
N9TCAN
KC9EOQY
K9WOY
K9LCY
NY3AN
W9PDSY
W9KMY
N9LQY
KY0QN
K9LAY
K9YYY
WR0UY
N2BJN
N9EPN
K9WXN

Prizes

Please take some time to thank, and support, our gracious prize donors.

DX Engineering
N3FJP Software
Daily DX

The following members have also donated prizes

Mike W9MR