XLVIII EDXC Conference St. Petersburg,18-22 September

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XLVIII (48th) EDXC Conference 2015 

European DX Council (EDXC) and St. Petersburg DX Club are 
kindly inviting European DXers to take part in the 48th EDXC 
Conference 2015 to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia on 18-22 
September 2015. Guests from countries outside Europe are also heartly 
welcomed. Conference venue: RUSS Hotel, Artilleriyskaya ul, 1, St. Petersburg
http://www.hotelruss.spb.ru  or 
http://www.hotelruss.spb.ru/index.php?lang=eng 

The preliminary conference agenda (updates and changes are possible): 

Friday 18 September 16.00 – 22.00
Arrival, registration, informal contacts at the conference venue hotel

Saturday 19 September 10.00 – 14.00
Conference opening. Greetings from the St.Petersburg DX Club and Conference Organizing Committee by Mr Alexander Beryozkin. Greetings from EDXC by Mr Kari Kivekäs
Lectures and reports
1. “Pages of history of foreign broadcasting in Russian” by Mr Andrey Fyodorov
2. “DXing in Costa del Sol: July 2015” by Mr Alexander Beryozkin
3. “EDXC matters” by Mr Kari Kivekäs
4. “News and prospects of Christian broadcasting on the example of Protestant radio stations of St. Petersburg” by Mr Mikhail Nevolin

Saturday 19 September 15.00 – 18.00
Sightseeing city tour by bus. Excursion to the National Show Museum “Grand Maket Rossiya” (“Grand Model Russia”)

Sunday 20 September 10.00 – 14.00
Lectures and reports
5. “Modern SDR techniques in amateur radio and DXing” by Mr Alexander Gromov
6. “Receiving antenna: electric or magnetic?” by Dr Anatoly Bobkov
7. “RTRN St.Petersburg Regional Centre: broadcasting development plans” by Mr Mikhail Timofeyev
8. “EDXC 2016 Conference, proposed city: Manchester” by Ms Chrissy Brand

Sunday 20 September 15.00 – 18.30
Visiting the studio of St.Petersburg FM station “Dorozhnoye Radio” (“Road Radio”). Excursion to Prof. A.S. Popov’s Laboratory and Apartment Museums in the St.Petersburg Electrotechnical University, including report:
9. ”Historical significance of Prof. A.S. Popov’s scientific works in the field of radio” by  Ms.Larisa Zolotinkina

Sunday 20 September 19.00 – 22.00
Banquet dinner at the hotel restaurant

Monday 21 September 10.00 – 13.00
Exit session of the conference, part 1. Venue: St.Petersburg DX Club Headquarters in Bolshiye Porogi including report:
10. “Collecting Soviet and Russian vintage broadcasting receivers” by Mr Omar Cheishvili

Monday 21 September 14.00 – 18.00
Exit session of the conference, part 2. Venue: St.Petersburg Bonch-Bruyevich State University of Telecommunications
Lectures and reports
Excursion to the University Media Centre
Special broadcast of Radio Bonch students’ radio station devoted to the conference
Conference closing

Tuesday 22 September 10.00 – 14.00
Departure, informal contacts

More information at 
https://edxcnews.wordpress.com

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