2016 MARAC National Convention Prizes

Door Prizes – Everyone please bring a gift valued at no more than $15. These will be swapped via
ticket drawing (no fee for a ticket).

Main Prizes- Everyone will get a ticket for the main prize drawings. Additional tickets can be
purchased at the event or in advance at a discounted rate. Get your chances in on one of several mobile HF rigs, SignaLink USB for digital operation, mobile antennas, and more!

MARAC National Early Bird Prize Announcement
By Kerry, W4SIG

If you haven’t already sent in your registration for the MARAC National in Memphis Aug 1-4 please get it in soon! June 1 is the cutoff date for eligibility for the early bird prize…a Kenwood TS480SAT mobile all mode transceiver!!! This great 100 watt rig with detachable control panel covers bands 160-6 meters and has a built in antenna tuner. Time is of the essence, so get those registrations in asap!

TS-480SAT General Features:

* 100W output (50 MHz: 50W) DC 13.8V
* TX/RX 16-bit AF digital signal processing
* Separate LCD control panel with built-in speaker
* Continuous RX: 30 kHz to 60 MHz
* TX covers all Amateur bands 1.8 MHz to 50 MHz
* Other features include a TS-950-Class quad-mixer
* PSK31 compatibility
* Packet cluster tune (with TM-D700A)
* PC-based control: ARCP-480 control program (free download from the Kenwood web site) enables PC-based control of all transceiver functions, as well as the customizing of TX/RX equalizer curves
* Optional IF filters
* Single cooling fan



When you come to the national in Memphis you will also be eligible to win a multitude of great prizes including:

• A Kenwood TS480SAT All Mode Transceiver (Yes! Another one!)

• Hustler mobile resonators for 40M, 20M, and 17M

• TigerTronics Signal Link USB Integrated Sound Card for digital operation

• Rig Expert AA-30 Antenna Analyzer

• Rig Runner Power Distribution

And much more!! Remember, you can buy extra tickets for these drawings either when you register or once you arrive at the national.



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