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CTU Books 2017 Contest University Textbooks

CTU Books 2017 Contest University Textbooks

CTU Books 2017 Contest University Textbooks are now available! Gain the insider's knowledge of contesting, station design and preparations. Discover what others have learned over decades of operations, as well as new techniques, equipment and contesting information. Skip the trial and error; learn how to get the edge to improve your scores and put your station in the winner's circle!

Now into a second decade of operation, Contest University has presented dozens of programs around the world to teach Radiosport techniques and practices. In addition to the US and Puerto Rico, seven countries have hosted CTUs — Australia, Russia, Germany, Italy, England, Brazil, and Finland. More than 4,000 students have attended these classes where over 90 CTU instructors have shared their contesting experience and expertise. CTU program content changes from year to year to cover a myriad of topics.

In the words of CTU Chairman Tim Duffy, K3LR, "Contest University is a platform for sharing ideas and learning new ways to enjoy Amateur Radio Contesting."

2017 Contest University Textbooks contain, in print, the complete sets of slides presented by each professor at CTU at the 2017 Dayton Hamvention™. Topics and Presenters include:

* It's A Fun Game, Let's Operate the Right Way; Joel Harrison, W5ZN
* How to Improve Your Transmitting Antennas for Low Solar Activity; Frank Donovan, W3LPL
* Introduction to Introduction to Contesting (Be The Elmer!); Ward Silver, N0AX
* CW and RTTY Skimmer and the Reverse Beacon Network; Robert A. Wilson, N6TV
* Optimizing VHF Contest Scores Utilizing JT Digital Modes; Joel Harrison, W5ZN
* Easy to Build Low Band Receiving Antennas for Small and Large Lots; Frank Donovan, W3LPL
* A Deep Dive into Stacking Yagis; Greg Ordy, W8WWV
* Grounding & Bonding for the Little Pistol and Medium Gun; Ward Silver, N0AX
* RTTY Contesting, A to Z; Ed Muns, W0YK
* How to Adapt Your DX Contest Strategies for Low Solar Activity; Frank Donovan, W3LPL
* Little Pistols, Bigger Scores; Dan B. Zeitlin, K2YWE
* The Advantages of Waterfall Displays for Contesting and DXing; Robert A. Wilson, N6TV
* Advanced Topics in RTTY Contesting; Ed Muns, W0YK
* The Wonderful World of Space Weather; Dr. Tamitha Mulligan Skov
* Antenna/Tower Reliability; Tim Jellison, W3YQ/KL7WV
* Disruptive Technologies: How they Change our Hobby; Rob Sherwood, NC0B
* Glossary; Pat Barkey, N9RV

2017 Contest University Textbooks have over 370 pages; most of which are talking-point presentation slides, with two slides per page. Order your copy today and begin a journey that will help you to become a more successful Amateur Radio contest operator.

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