Final programme of conference

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September 6, 2013 by OH6001SWL

Greetings from Portugal! We have maden little modifications for Sunday and Monday, you’ll have the latest programme printed in the conference, as follows:

6 September (Friday):

19.00 EDXC conference check in starts at the aparthotel Sweet Residence & Gardens 21.00 Welcome session with cocktail at the hotel’s bar, near the reception desk

7 September (Saturday):

08.00-10.00 Breakfast
10.00 Programme about EDXC in the hotel’s conference room (Sala de Reuniões)
– 10.00 EDXC topics (past, current + coming incl. EDXC 2014), Kari Kivekäs (1,5 h)
– 11.30 Quo Vadis EDXC? Quo Vadis DX?, Risto Vähäkainu (1 h)
12.30 Break / Lunch on your own
14.00 Departure by bus from the hotel, to visit to the Salt Museum of Figueira da Foz;
16.00 Visit to the local FM station Rádio Foz do Mondego, in Figueira da Foz.
18.00-20.00 DX Programme
– 18.00 “Radio Broadcasting and DX’ing in Portugal” (Mika Palo will show Portuguese DX’er Luís Carvalho’s PowerPoint presentation, comments and discussion by Mika Palo & José Rainho)
– 19.00 Italian DX’er Dario Monferini’s slide show about his recent trip to Peru
20.30 EDXC banquet at the hotel’s restaurant

8 September (Sunday):

08.00-09.00 Breakfast
09.00-18.00 A day tour by bus including: – a visit to the historical centre of Coimbra – a visit to the transmitter centre of RDP Centro (if possible) – visits (with wine tasting & lunch) to Quinta do Encontro vineyard & a wine museum in Anadia
18.30 Return to the hotel + DX programme/evening free
– 19.00 A documentary film about Hörby transmitter station in Sweden, Kari Kivekäs (0,5 h)
– 19.30 Anker Petersen’s presentation (slide show) about his DXpedition to Malaysia and Sumatra
21.00 Joint DSWCI dinner & optional EDXC farewell dinner at Restaurante Acrópole

9 September  (Monday):

07.00 A quick breakfast
07.45 Check out from the hotel
08.00 Departure to Lisbon by bus
10.30 A tour in Lisbon – visits to RDP Internacional (10.30) & Rádio Renascença (15.00)
– lunch on your own in Belém (12.30-14.30)
– sightseeing in Lisbon
18.00 End of the official programme

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