Microwave Update 2023 (postponed from 2020, 2021, and 2022)
Hilton Garden Inn at Bradley Airport
Windsor, Connecticut
April 14-15, 2023

plus 46th Eastern VHF/UHF Conference

Microwave Update (MUD) is an international conference dedicated to microwave equipment design, construction, and operation.
It is focused on, but not limited to, amateur radio on the microwave bands.

Update 19 February 2023


The North East Weak Signal Group would like to invite you to the annual Microwave Update Conference to be held April 14 and 15, 2023 (with additional activities April 13th and 16th at the Hilton Garden Inn at Bradley Airport, Windsor, CT

Microwave Update is the premier microwave conference of the year and was initially started by Don Hilliard W0PW (sk) back in 1985. This is the ideal conference to meet fellow microwave enthusiasts and share ideas and techniques that will help you conquer your next microwave band.

Topics will include small dish EME, microwave propagation, parabolic dish feedhorn design and construction, SSPAs, circuit design, latest microwave devices, software defined radios, digital modes just to name a few.

Topics for the Eastern VHF/UHF Conference sessions will include antennas, propagation, EME, roving, SDRs, SSPAs, circuit design, digital modes, and activity nights.

Banquet Speaker will be Chip Cohen, W1YW talking about the RF Invisibility Cloak

Activities - see Schedule for details

Thursday morning, there will be a tour of ARRL Headquarters
Thursday afternoon, a tour of the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT
Thursday evening will have an informal social gathering
(BYOB due to hotel rules).

Friday evening will have an indoor SWAP meet and
informal social gathering (BYOB due to hotel rules).

Of course, there will be the traditional Saturday night banquet.

On Sunday morning at the Vintage Radio Museum, Windsor, CT, there will be a tailgate swap meet. The museum will have reduced price admission.

There will be a SUPER Test Equipment Lab and noise figure testing available during the conference and a Vendor area.

Plus AUCTIONS of good stuff after Lunch each day

We plan to have an informal program for family on both Friday and Saturday.

Prize and Auction contributions welcome!

Getting here

Airplane - Bradley International Airport. Free shuttle to hotel.

Train - Amtrak from NY and south or Boston Windsor Locks Station via New Haven
- Hartford Line from New Haven
- Bus #24 or Lyft from Windsor Locks Station to Airport, Free shuttle to hotel.

Hope to see you soon once again!

Mark Casey K1MAP Conference Co Chairman
Paul Wade W1GHZ Conference Co Chairman

The hotel is ready to take reservations. Please book your hotel early, so we can make sure rooms are available for everyone. Late booking has been an issue at past MUDs, and we would like to have everyone at the same hotel. It's more fun for all. See the Hotel section for reservation information.