Here’s what happened at Technorama TR14 in Melbourne:
Friday 1 August
13:00 Test and Tag training, for those who have already specially registered. At The Vibe.
18:30 Welcome Pizzathon and Drinks at 3PBS, 47 Easey Street Collingwood. A bit of BYO would help.
Saturday 2 August
08:30 Registration opens
09:00 Welcome and housekeeping
09:10 Guest of Honour and Keynote speaker: Steve Ahern OAM
09:45 Buy/swap/sell: Why we need our own thing that isn’t eBay.
10:30 Morning tea
11:00 850 MHz Band Plan: what are the options? A roundtable.
11:45 Where to from here? A panel discussion on a permanent future and incorporation of Technorama as a national organisation.
13:15 Options for DAB in rural areas
14:00 CBF grants – putting your best foot forward. Jon King leads.
15:00 Afternoon tea
15:15 Telling the time in your studio / synchings with other station, news casts and relays
16:00 What’s new in equipment. Led by Tim Borgas
16:45 End of sessions
18:30 Amazing Banquet Smorgasbord Dinner and Technorama Trivia Quiz night. BYO is OK. We do the tea and coffee.
Sunday 3 August
09:00 Case Study: consortium approach to TX site development. Chris Deacon
10:00 Summer propagation, problems and advice to your listeners: Mike Tobin
10:45 Morning tea
11:00 Station breaks: your three-minute show and tell! What’s new, useful or interesting?
11:45 Antenna selection: Led by ARFC
12:30 Final plenary
13:30 TR14 Conference close (**sob**)