Program from Technorama 2014

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.
12:30              Lunch
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**)