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Orlando Hamcation Online Event and QSO Party Set

From ARRL News:

Orlando HamCation has announced it will sponsor the HamCation QSO Party over the February 13–14 weekend (UTC), “to create a fun way for amateurs to celebrate the Orlando HamCation experience over the air.” The HamCation QSO Party will be a 12-hour event on HamCation weekend. HamCation 2021 was to host the ARRL National Convention, which now will take place in 2022.

Dayton Hamvention 2021 Cancelled

Dayton Hamvention 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On January 11, 2021, the Dayton Hamvention 2021 Executive Committee announced:

Unfortunately, several setbacks in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic make necessary the difficult decision to cancel Hamvention 2021. …

Those who had their tickets, inside booths or flea market spaces deferred last year will be deferred again. Those who purchased 2021 tickets, inside booths or flea market spaces will also be deferred. If you desire a refund instead please email tickets@hamvention.org and we will contact you. 1

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Returning in March

Purchase your early-bird tickets for the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 2021 live on-line March 13th and 14th—and on-demand until April 12th—2021.

According to QSO Today Podcast host Eric Guth, 4Z1UG/WA6IGR, “the inaugural QSO Today Expo last August attracted more than 16,000 attendees, and … the March 2021 event will be even more successful.” 1

The event organizers have been “working hard to make [their] upcoming Expo even better with new speakers, panel discussions, kit building workshops, easy-to-use video technology to meet with exhibitors, and much more.” 2 All without the risk and expense of travel.

Stay Home and Attend the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo for 2020

Get your free tickets to the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo today!

This virtual expo is intended give Amateur Radio Operators, and others interested in the hobby, an opportunity to “engage with amazing speakers, leading suppliers of equipment, parts and services, and fellow attendees”1 without exposing themselves to COVID-19.

The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo is sponsored by the QSO Today Amateur Radio Podcast and is hosted on the vFairs virtual events platform.