Six Meter BBQ 2017

Six Meter BBQ 2017

September 29th & 30th
Austin, Texas, USA

Six Meter BBQ 2017 will be held on Friday afternoon, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th from 9:00am to 5:00pm, at the Lonestar Court in Austin, TX.  

This year’s event features:

  • Friday afternoon and evening meet & greet in the Lonestar Court Pavilion, vendors will be available to talk with.
  • Presentations on Saturday beginning at 9:00 am -5:00 pm with an hour break for lunch at noon.
  • Buffet Lunch and Buffet Dinner
  • ARRL Card Checker, Richard Bentson, K6KLY will be on hand to check DXCC, WAS, and VUCC


  • A Review of the New Low Noise 6 meter LFA Yagis Designed by Justin Johnson, G0KSC – Tim Duffy, K3LR, COO DX Engineering
  • A Review of Current Radio Technology Concerning Six Meter Performance – Rob Sherwood, NC0B of Sherwood Engineering
  • The Evolution of FT8 and JT65 and Their Impact on 6 meters – Jon Jones, N0JK, Editor of ARRL QST VHF Column
  • High Performance 6 meter DXing, Contesting, and Even Mountain Topping – David Shoaf, KG6IRW,  Manager of World Wide Distribution for Elecraft
  • Noise Figures, Gain and Loss: Understanding how to get the Most out of Your 6 meter Station – Steve Hicks, N5AC, VP Engineering for FlexRadio Systems
  • Six Meter Complete Station Remote Control & Monitoring – Steve Simons, W1SMS, Owner Lunar Link Amplifiers
  • A Rugged Center-Mount Halo for 6m – Tom Haddon, K5VH


  • DX Engineering
  • FlexRadio Systems
  • Elecraft
  • Lunar Link Amplifiers

Registration Information:

  • Two Registration Options:
    $98.00 includes all presentations, and a buffet lunch and buffet dinner
    $65.00 for buffet dinner only
  • $30.00 for all presentations, but NO lunch or dinner
  • Registration will cut-off one week prior to the BBQ
  • Sorry, No sign ups at the door!
  • Sorry, no refunds – no cancellations.
  • No planned excursion for spouses as there is plenty to see and do at The Domain, a large mall next door to the Lone Star Court.