Central States VHF Society

2018 Conference

DoubleTree Hotel Wichita Airport

Wichita, Kansas

July 26 through 29, 2018

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Conference At a Glance

Date: July 26-29, 2018

  • Thursday evening Family Activity
  • Luncheon, Dinner Banquets, evening Hospitality Suites
  • Technical and non-technical VHF+ presentations
  • Technical VHF+ posterboard presentations
  • Rover row and Dish bowl
  • VHF-101 presentation series for aspiring and beginning VHF+ ops
  • Noise Figure measurement
  • VHF+ equipment swapfest
  • Antenna range/shootout
  • Family oriented activities
  • Prizes
  • CSVHFS Board Meeting
  • CSVHFS Business Meeting
  • VHF+ related Vendors
  • Conference Venue
    DoubleTree (by Hilton) Hotel Wichita Airport Located just yards away from the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT), just off Interstate 235
    25,000 square feet of meeting space
  • Grid square: EM17
  • Population, Wichita: 390,000
  • Population, Wichita Metro Area: 644,000
  • Altitude: 1,300 feet
  • Average days of sunshine each year: 221
  • Average July climate: 93 degrees (high), 72 degrees (low)
  • Wichita Airport (ICT) serviced daily by most major US air carriers
  • Attractions in and around Wichita:
  • Botanica, The Wichita Gardens
  • Sedgwick County Zoo
  • Exploration Place
  • Old Cowtown Museum
  • Museum of World Treasures
  • Wichita Art Museum
  • Henry J. Allen House (Frank Lloyd Wright "Prairie Style" house)
  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Great Plains Transportation Museum
  • Cosmosphere (1 hour drive NW to Hutchinson, KS)
  • Strataca: Kansas Underground Salt Museum (1 hour drive NW to Hutchinson, KS)
    registration (at) csvhfs.org