DAYTON 2007 - A few photos from the world's biggest Amateur Radio event
The Hara Arena at Dayton is the centre of the huge exhibition area at the Hamvention. Outside there are acres of flea-market. RSGB Stand: Dominic M0BLF, Martin G3ZAY, Colin G3PSM and Keith G3VKW with President Angus MM1CCR in left background.
The "British Isles" are highlighted as one of the target areas during K4UJ's excellent BS7H Scarborough Reef presentation. Mr Bencher (Bob W9KNI) with Mike ?? and Ivan G3IZD at the Bencher stand in the Dayton arena.
Checking up on the checkers...The ARRL's Bill NC1L checks cards with "Daily DX" Editor Bernie W3UR keeping a watchful eye. Many thanks to Bill N8PW who provided an excellent limo service for G3TXF to and from the Hamvention two days running!
Making merry at the Contest Dinner in Dayton : Bob GU4YOX, Mike KC7V, Roger G3SXW and Fred G4BWP. The Dayton car parks are full of vanity plates with many different US callsigns - however it's much rarer to see a G3 callsign!
Hiroo JA1WSX with Mr CQ World Wide Contest (Bob K3EST) at Dayton airport at the end of the three day Dayton Hamvention. Dominic M0BLF, Martin G3ZAY and Nigel G3TXF were among the 450 guests who attended the 2007 Dayton Contest Dinner.
Nigel G3TXF, Paul K4UJ (BS7H op), Bob K4UEE, Joe KO4RR, Tom N4XP (BS7H treasurer) and Marco IK2CHZ. Al NN4ZZ with Fred G4BWP (wearing a prestigous GM-DX Group name-badge) at the pre DX-Dinner cocktails.
Norman W3IZ of ARRL HQ gives a lecture on the the basics of the art of QSLing. Several keen DXers were in the audience. Project Albania (ZA1A) member Chas W6UM caught in the act : writing a cheque for a new piece of radio gear at Dayton 2007!
Nobby W4UFO, John K8YC together with one of Canada's best known DXers and QSL Managers: Garry VE3XN (VE3GCO). IREF Members and all-round IOTA enthusiasts : Jim K9PPY and Bruce N9BX with the new IOTA Directory at the RSGB Stand.
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