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 2008 Florence EME conference
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The Day After (the conference)



The 2008 EME conference was held in Florence Italy

The conference was held in the auditorium of the Telecom Italia building of Florence, Italy, a suberp location.

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Following papers where presented:

- System components

F1EHN    - Photo database of EME antennas with their exact location.





G4DDK   - VLNA pre-ampli 23/13/9 cm.








IK5NTH  - Telecontrol for radioamateur use.








IK5WJD  - Remote Ham Radio Station. How to do it?







JH1KRC  - Moon Bounce Experiment With A 32m KDDI Cassegrain Antenna, Special Station 8N1EME


N2UO       - Computer Optimized Dual Mode Circularly Polarized Feedhorn. Click to read the paper





N9JIM      - Presentation about the Jamesburg Earth Station.






OE5JFL   - A 1296 MHz. EME beacon








OM6AA   - Prime-Focus Feed for 10 GHz.








PA3CSG  -You worked everybody on 144 MHz EME so try 432 MHz EME!(Aka What is different on 432 MHz EME?)

PA3FXB   - Presentation about the Dwingeloo 25 mt. Dish.






WW2R     - Backyard Microwave EME - Independent receive for the DB6NT MKU23G2



 - EME on 24-47 GHz and beyond

G4HUP   - Direct Frequency Synthesis for 47GHz Transceivers.
W5LUA  - 24 and 47 GHz EME activity by W5LUA and VE4MA.
W5LUA  - Mutual Doppler.

- Lab equipment

I5SXN   - Measuring noise figure.
K6JEY  - Measuring sun noise with an HP 400FL AC voltmeter

- EME Dxpeditions past and future

K2UYH    - Aruba DXpedition
DL1YMK - EME DXpedition to CX - May 2008
EA3XU     -  ED3DXU - EME 144 MHz. Expedition 9,10 February 2008 DUBUS & REF Contest JT65
W5LUA    - 1296 WAS Expeditions by W5LUA and WA5WCP.

- Radio-astronomy research using EME equipment

K6JEY - Update on the OVRO ( Owens Valley Radio Observatory) project.
I4AOR - Radioastronomy and Amateur Radio services:common challenges toward top levels in technical knowledge, system sensitivities and social compatibility.

- EME and software radio

IV3NWV  - Some notes on the performance of wideband sampling receivers for E.M.E. operations.
WA6KBL - New Developments in Winrad and software defined receivers

- Digital modes

DJ5HG - The Cat and the Squirrel:Fundamentals of Communication, overview on basic principles of digital communication.
IK2DDR  - CONTESTS, AWARDS and DXCC separation, between CW and DIGITAL on VHF-UHF-SHF
IW4CJM - Writing on the Moon.
K1JT    - Quest for Optimum Coding and Modulation Schemes for EME




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