mercoledì 7 settembre 2016

EDXC: appuntamento a Manchester dal 9 al 13 settembre

Ci siamo, tutto è pronto per l'annuale Conferenza dell'European DX Council, la numero 49, che si terrà a Manchester, UK, dal 9 al 13 settembre. Sarà presente anche il DX editor di PlayDX, Dario Monferini, of course.
Moorside Edge transmitter masts (photo: Mark Mercer - dal blog EDXC)
Ecco il programma (per altre info e aggiornamenti visitate il blog dell'EDXC)

49th EDXC Conference
Castlefield Hotel, Manchester
9-13 September 2016
Programme at 12 August

Friday 9 September 1600-2200 Monday 12 September 
(Hotel bar)
Arrival, registration, informal meetings
Saturday 10 September 1000-1300 (Bridgewater Room)
1. 1000-1005 Conference opening. Greetings from British DX Club & EDXCChrissy Brand (BDXC)
2. 1005-1030 EDXC matters Kari Kivekäs (EDXC)
3. 1030-1100 FM DXing, so much larger than life: Hunting the tail of Sporadic E Jukka Kotovirta (FDXA)
1100-1130 Refreshment break
4. 1130-1150 DXpeditions to Sheigra Dave Kenny (BDXC)
5. 1150-1215 The puzzling case of the saucepan special: a shortwave radio receiving set for poor Africans, 1948-1953 Dr David Clayton (University of York)
6. 1215-1230 Connecting the wireless world – writing global radio history project. Dr David Clayton (University of York)
Saturday 10 September 1400-1730 (excursion)
Tour of BBC radio & television at Media City, Salford, tours start at 1500. Tram from Deansgate-Castlefield to Media City.
Sunday 11 September 1000-1300 (Bridgewater Room)
7. 1000-1030 Radio in Canada and St. Pierre Miquelon Dario Monferini (Play DX)
8. 1030-1100 Algarve DX guesthouse Dr Harald Gabler (RMRC)
1100-1130 Refreshment break
9. 1130-1200 MW transmitter masts project. Dan Goldfarb (BDXC)
10. 1200-1230 Crossing borders: cultural representations of pirate radio.Prof. Jopi Nyman (FDXA)
11. 1230-1300 To be confirmed
12. 1300-1315 EDXC 2017 Conference- 50th anniversary plans Jan-Mikael Nurmela (EDXC) and Risto Vähäkainu (FDXA)
Sunday 11 September 1430-1800
Visits to local FM and community radio stations, stations tbc but they will be in the city centre or a bus or tram ride away. Walking tour of historical and modern Manchester.
Sunday 11 September 1930-2200
Banquet dinner at the hotel.
Monday 12 September 1030-1600 (excursion by coach)
A visit to Moorside Edge mw transmitter site and a tour of the transmitter hall, lunch at The Ford country pub, followed by a stop at Holme Moss FM transmitter site. Please note that there is quite a steep 5 minute walk up an uneven path at Moorside Edge.
Tuesday 13 September 1000-1300