The 2007 Austin Summerfest amateur radio convention was held August 3-4, 2007 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel at IH-35 and Woodward Street in south Austin. I helped organize the DX and Contest Forum on behalf of the Central Texas DX and Contest Club.
These photos are copyright © 2007 Kenneth E. Harker. All rights reserved.
|In the hallway between the two large ballrooms, various groups had display tables. This was the display for the local Amateur Radio Emergency Service group.
|This was the display table for the American Radio Relay League, manned by ARRL West Gulf Division Director Coy Day N5OK.
|Chuck Sanders NO5W (left) proselytizes on behalf of the Texas QSO Party to Craig Markley AD5YJ.
|Volunteers at check-in. THe man in the red shirt is Joe Fisher III K5EJL.
|The display table for the local amateur satellite enthusiasts.
|Contester Bob Naumann W5OV was in the swapfest area selling SPE Expert 1K-FA Linear Amplifier from Array Solutions.
|George Fremin III K5TR.
|At the swapfest. Maybe a fifth of the tables were empty. I always find it amusing that people are buying and selling the grungiest of ancient radio gear in a room full of chandeliers.
|Gary Schmidt W5ZL, Tim Duffy K3LR, and Ted Rapaport N9NB.
|The team at the Flex-Radio Systems booth were debuting the FLEX-5000A model at Summerfest.
|Gerald Youngblood K5SDR and Gary Schmidt W5ZL at the Flex-Radio Systems booth.
|Tim Duffy K3LR was the keynote speaker of the DX and Contest Forum. Tim walked straight into the audience and engaged people directly.
|Jay Sewell W5SL gave a presentation about his DXpedition to Botswana as A25SL.
|Gary Schmidt W5ZL gave a presentation entitled "An introduction to DXing".
Last Updated 26 June 2020