Last year I wrote all about the preparation for the Hamvention® in Welcome to the Big Show – complete with circus theme. I even spoke about trying to limit our activities to just three rings.
Well, this year we’re actually setting up the three rings: our main booth, the D-STAR booth, and new for 2016 our Land Mobile booth, where I’ll be spending some time.
We’re even bringing our own circus animal in Max, the Icom America mascot, star of the Zack and Max comic book adventures.
#IcomEverywhere — IC-7300 Front and Center
The IC-7300 has been a real hit since its introduction earlier this year. I wrote about this game changer and, without too much tongue-in-cheek, compared it to what King Midas might have wished for if he were a ham.
We’ll have three IC-7300s in the main booth including demonstrations of it in operation with our RS-BA1 Remote Control Software that allows the 7300’s bandscope and waterfall to be shown on your computer display, either in your shack or via remote control….READ FULL ARTICLE
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