Information - preliminary, to be updated!

Page updated: 14-feb-2019 09:57 +0100

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General

We expect you to arrive on Sunday 11 August and to depart on Wednesday afternoon 14 August unless you register other arrival/departure times. The conference will start on Monday 12 August at 08:00 sharp and close on Wednesday afternoon 14 August.

Preliminary information:

- Sunday evening

Get-together with buffet meal (open 17:00-22:00)

- Monday afternoon

Guided excursion around Fårö

- Monday evening

Church concert, Exhibition Party

- Tuesday afternoon

"Fox Hunting" - Find the hidden Transmitters

- Tuesday evening

Conference Banquet in Gotland traditions


Sufficient spare time has been set aside for informal contacts and meetings.
 

Location

The conference will be held at the Fårö kursgård camp on Fårö, an island just north of Gotland. The amateur radio station SL1HF card shows the location.


Transportation

Visby on Gotland can be reached from the Swedish mainland with car ferry from Oskarshamn and Nynäshamn (about 3 hours) and by air from Stockholm/Arlanda and probably other airports (less than 1 hour). Direct flight from international airports may be possible. The Travel info page will be updated with transportation details.


Bus shuttle

Late afternoon departures from Visby harbour/airport on Sunday; first departure from the camp on Wednesday afternoon. This round-trip transportation Visby harbour/airport - Fårö is included in the conference fee. Public buses are also available.
 

Accommodation

Lodging is slightly primitive, but has lately been improved considerably. Due to the limited number of rooms, participants should be prepared to share quarters. You will receive bed linen but you are asked to make up your beds yourselves. Leisure wear is appropriate at all times.


Food preferences

Please tell us your wishes for special food in "My Pages".


Family members

For family members the cost for lodging, full board and all social events will be SEK 1 950 incl. VAT (for youngsters aged 7-15: SEK 975 incl VAT). To be paid at the camp (credit cards accepted). Children aged up to 6 are free.


Weekend stay

Quarters are available for SEK 650 incl VAT per additional day before/after conference (for youngsters aged 7-15: SEK 325 incl VAT). Children aged up to 6 are free.


Exhibition

There will be an exhibition inside and outside; please indicate your wish to exhibit in "My Pages".
 

Internet

Internet is available (guest computers as well as wireless to laptops).
 

Amateur radio

There will be an amateur radio station, SL1HF, where you will be very welcome.
 

Conference fee

The fee of SEK 12 600 (SEK 4 200 for seniors and students paying out of there own pocket) + VAT includes all conference costs, full board and lodging from Sunday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon. Reservations will be allocated in order of receipt of payment.


Scholarship

Some HF 19 scholarship awards are at the disposal of the Organising Committee.


Confirmation of registration and invoicing

Invoice or confirmation of credit card charges and travelling information will be sent starting in April 2019. Please pay board and lodging for family members and weekend stays at the Fårö camp office not later than 13 August. Credit cards (Visa, Master Card and others, but not AMEX and Diners) are accepted, payment in SEK. Bank facilities and cash point are available in nearby Fårösund. More info at: info(at)farokursgard.se


Cancellation

Provided that cancellation notice is received 14 days prior to the event, 10 % of the conference fee has to be paid. For later cancellations, the full fee has to be paid. However, participants may be substituted at no extra cost.


HF 19 Conference Secretariat

Before and after the conference week:
WRAP International AB
HF 19
Ljungadalsgatan 2A
SE-352 46  VÄXJÖ
Sweden

Phone: +46-70-515 94 67

Contact persons:
Olov Carlsson, +46 70 5159467, info(at)nordichf.org (secretary)
Håkan Bergzén, +46 470 424 04, hakan.bergzen(at)combitech.se
(contributions)


During the conference week (including preceding weekend):

HF 19
c/o Fårö Kursgård
Fårö, Lauter 2
SE-624 66 FÅRÖ
Sweden

The HF 19 reception will be open 15.00 - 22.00 (Sunday), 07.30 - 17.00 (Monday to Wednesday).

HF 19 chairman int +46-70-515 94 67  (Olov Carlsson)
Stewardess int +46 tbd
HF 19 event manager int +46 tbd
Camp e-mail info@farokursgard.se
Camp office int +46 498 22 41 33
Camp telefax:  int +46 498-22 43 20
   


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