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LAMAKAAN ANNUAL RADIO CONVENTION'3

21 - 22 DECEMBER, 2019, HYDERABAD

Lamakaan Amateur Radio Club(LARC) was started by a Group of Hams as a non-profit organisation based at Hyderabad, India. LARC consists of radio amateurs and Short Wave Listeners whose vision is to create an interest in Amateur Radio communication and experimentation and to promote the advancement of radio art. 

Pl Note: Being a LARC member entitles you to avail discount at LARC-3 registration and any other discounts that may be offered and which will not be available to others. So go ahead and become a member first and get you LARC Membership ID number before proceeding.

For further details,  Please send an email to info@lamakaanradio.com

LAMAKAAN ANNUAL RADIO CONVENTION 2019

Where Hams meet

Lamakaan Annual Radio Convention was born out of an intense desire by a handful of fun loving yet serious home brewers to come together and showcase their latest experiments with newer radio techniques, exchange information and keep abreast with developing wireless technological breakthroughs taking place around the globe and in general learn more about their trade from other fellow hams.

Set in the erstwhile land of the Nizams, the Lamakaan Annual Radio Convention organised by Hyderabad’s Lamakaan Amateur Radio Club(LARC) in association with the Prestigious Muffakam Jah College of Engineering and Technology(MJCET), is hosted on MJCET’s sprawling campus every year.

LARC’s association with MJCET started with LARC hosting Hamfest India in 2014(HFI-14) along with MJCET, which saw a record number of delegate turnout.

From 2015 till 2017, LARC held its yearly eyeball meet at ‘Lamakaan’-the cultural hub of Hyderabad. It was during the end of 2017 that LARC decided to launch out and throw open its door to all like minded and serious homebrewers in the ham community both pan India and abroad. And for that LARC once again teamed up with MJCET and launched the Lamakaan Annual Radio Convention in 2018.

Now into its 3rd edition, Lamakaan Annual Radio Convention is literally turning out to be the Mecca for amateur radio enthusiasts.

Who's Speaking?

VU2VPR

VU2VPR

OM Vilas Rabde - Pune

VU3HGO

VU3HGO

OM Vijay - Jangaon

VU3OOI

VU3OOI

OM Prasanna - Pune

VU2CUW

VU2CUW

OM Sarabjeet -Yamuna Nagar

VU2RDM

VU2RDM

OM Ramesh - Vijayawada

VU2ASH

VU2ASH

OM Ashok - Pune

VU2GHB

VU2GHB

OM Hari - Chennai

VU2MUE

VU2MUE

OM Sandeep - New Delhi

VU2UAV

VU2UAV

OM Kavi - Chennai

VU2LN

VU2LN

OM Sinosh - Kolkatta

VU2SJV

VU2SJV

OM Sanjeev - Visakhapatnam

VU2ZAZ

VU2ZAZ

OM Naidu - Vikarabad

VU2SPF

VU2SPF

OM Bhatnagar- Bhavnagar

VU3VWR

VU3VWR

OM Ragav - Chennai

VU2PEP

VU2PEP

OM Paddy - Hyderabad

VU2ESE

VU2ESE

OM Farhan - Hyderabad

Event Schedule

#SessionSpeakerTimeVenue
1Registration & Breakfast08:30 AMReception
2InagurationVU2ESE 09:00 AMMain Hall
3Homebrewing with MeasurementsVU2ESE 9.30 AMMain Hall
4APRS with Baofeng and AndroidVU2MUE 10.00 AMMain Hall
5Hands on experience with digital modsVU2SJV 10.30 AMMain Hall
6Rapid Prototyping for homebrewersVU2CUW 11.00 AMMain Hall
7Fox Hunt11:30 pmOutdoor Area
8LUNCH Break1:00 pm
9Homebrew VHF Antenna Contest2:00 pmMain Hall
102.4 GHz transverter for EsHailVU2GHB 2:30 pmMain Hall
11DIY satellite pass tracker and notifierVU3HGO 3:15 pmMain Hall
12Build your own EsHail ground stationVU2UAV 4:30 pmMain Hall
13UBITX workshop3.00PMMain Hall
14US FCC Exam3.00PMMini Hall
#SessionSpeakerTimeVenue
1Breakfast8.30AMReception
2Machine Learning9:00 amMain Hall
3Limited Space AntennasVU2ASH 9.30 AMMain Hall
4Microwave circuit desing on kicadVU2LN 10:00 amMain Hall
5VLF receiver for studying Ionosphere and Space weatherVU3OOI 10:30 amMain Hall
6Propagation 101 - Understanding how the Radio waves travelVU3VWR 11:00 amMain Hall
7Touch screen based controller for uBITXVU2SPF 11:30 amMain Hall
8DDC SDR Hermes II-lite (Release)VU2ZAZ 12:00 pmMain Hall
9Lunch1:00 pmOutdoor Area
10KNN Homebrew Challenge2:00 pmMain Hall
11Hands on with SSTV3:00 pmMain Hall
12Supercapacitor based SMPS for 100W radiosVU2VPR 3:30PMMain Hall
13Teaching Ham RadioVU2RDM 4:00 pmMain Hall

Workshops

UBitx

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This time around LARC is having an Ubitx mela for its members wherein we are offering a big discount off the online listed price. Fully assembled, tested and ready to use UBitx-V3 is now available at 4K that also includes cabinet, speaker and mike. This offer is only applicable to LARC members whose membership is active, who have a valid licence (Restricted/General) and who register for the event and personally attend the workshop. This will not be given for absentees. So, hurry up and book your kit by paying a non-refundable token advance and pay the balance in cash at the venue.

Antuino

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Rs 7050/-

Antuino is yet another collector’s item coming from the LARC’s table. After receiving many requests from Hams across the world, it was decided to make this available with its many updated features. This kit is much more advanced than what was offered during LARC-2. Kit includes a graphic display in its own case that can work HF to UHF range. Kit is available at reasonably priced for its functions. You need to pre-book this as well.

Demos / Sessions

Es'hail

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US FCC Exam

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Contests

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homebrew challange

The QSP

QSP is the journal of Lamakaan Amateur Radio Club. The QSP being a technical journal is full of construction articles, amateur radio projects and other articles. It publishes only original articles, interviews, news and reviews.

Would you like to write for the QSPRead our submission guidelines.

The journal is distributed among the members of the club. The membership fee of the club includes free copies of the magazine.

Here are some sample articles from the first issue of the magazine:

Content
Editorial – Thomas George, VU3UGT
President’s Message – Rajan, VU2KNN
Build the Norcal40 CW Transceiver – Rahul, VU3WJM
Interview: VU2AU Sudhakar Paranjpe – by VU2PSQ, Prashant
Restoring the Drake TR-4C – Rajan, VU2KNN

ACCOMMODATION

We have checked out to the best of our ability and found some reasonable and clean places to stay.

You can book the bed as per your budget. 100% Payment should be made in advance during reservation and no cancellation is allowed.

Here are some of the options that we recommend:

AC Luxury Hotel Double room with triple sharing

Twin double Bed

Rs 2200 per head for 2 days

Economy Single Addon-Bed

Rs 1600 per head for 2 days

AC Deluxe Hotel Double room with triple sharing

Twin double bed

Rs 1500 per head for 2 days

Economy Single Addon-Bed

Rs 1000 per head for 2 days

Economy Dormitory

Economy Dormitory Single Bed

Rs 400* per head for 2 days

* Subject to availability and on a first come first served basis

Special Instructions:

  • Room :       Check-in on 20th Dec 7PM        Check-out on 22nd Dec 7PM
  • Since all the rooms mentioned are blocked under LARC name, they cannot be booked separately at the same hotel.
  • Room allocation will be filled sequentially for the rooms blocked by LARC.
  • Accommodation: Triple sharing includes twin sharing on double bed and single occupancy on extra bed.
  • Pick & drop facility available subject to number of bookings and availability and will be updated in due course.
  • Neither the Club members of LARC nor the organizers of the convention will encourage or promote liquor consumption at the venue and place of accommodation. If anyone indulges in it will be doing so at his/her own risk and LARC will in no way accept any responsibility nor accept any claims/damages arising out of it.

Registered Delegates

Below are the registered delegates. Updates after every 24hrs

Reach Us

Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology is located at Rd Number 3, Venkateshwara Hills, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034 is the heart of Hyderabad.

VU2LHR Repeater works on 145.600Mhz (Std -Ve Shift) and is accessible from most part of the city.

Reach out to our volunteers for any guidance

Team Coordinator Mobile
Event / Stalls / Workshops Sasi – VU3ELR 8106416614
Travel & Accommodation Charan – VU3JCR 9000565511
QSP Thomas – VU3UGT 8885563868