Although some of these Hamfests are not local, they are generally within a day's drive
The Midland Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce the 2014 St. Patrick's
Day Hamfest and ARRL West Texas Section Convention.
The event will be held Saturday, March 15 at Midland County Horseshoe Arena.
This is a modern facility with LOTS of parking!
The club is again offering the Early Bird Special on our popular "Package Deal".
The "Package Deal" is one pre-registration ticket and 20 extra chance
tickets. The "Package Deal" is $18.00 until January 10, 2014!
All the details about the hamfest and the Early Bird Special are
at http://hamfest.w5qgg.org. You can purchase the Early Bird Special
online or download the registration form and mail it in. Table rentals are
also available for only $12.00 per table.
We hope you'll make plans now to attend.
73, Randy N5OVH
Midland Amateur Radio Club
2014 Albuquerque Duke City Hamfest / ARRL New Mexico State Convention
Join us at the Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town on August 8-10, 2014 for the biggest and best DCHF ever. The DCHF is proud to announce that we will be joined by a growing list of interesting dignitaries and speakers. From the League, we will host Mike Corey (KI1U), ARRL Emergency Preparedness and Response Manager. Joining Mike will be Bob Heil (K9EID), entrepreneur and the driving force of Heilsound and Ham Nation. We have tentatively secured internationally known receiver expert and contester, Rob Sherwood (NC0B). The 2014 DCHF will offer over 75 programs and demonstrations over 3 days in tracks pertaining to DX and Contesting; Education including using Amateur Radio and related technologies to further Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in public schools; Emergency Communications and Preparedness; and other general and technical topics of interest to Amateur Radio enthusiasts. The DCHF will offer VE Testing and Review sessions.
The DCHF offers many opportunities to eat and socialize. Join Bob Heil and the ARRL and DCHF staff for our Friday Night Mixer with our commercial dealers, manufacturers and suppliers. Saturday will kick off with the new DX/Contesting breakfast with Rob Sherwood. The Saturday evening banquet will feature Mike Corey from the League. After the banquet, enjoy the hospitality of various participating clubs, participate in contests and other fun activities, and join us for a midnight Wouff Hong ceremony. The Sunday breakfast will feature all of our VIP guests, as well as celebrating the students and new hams that have been involved with Saturday’s high altitude near-space balloon mission and other interesting Amateur Radio / STEM projects from the last year. And yes, we have secured a new banquet hall able to seat up to 200 people per event.
The hamfest will kick-off for the public at noon on Friday, with indoor flea markets, an expanded commercial sales area, forums, programs and activities. The outdoor tailgate starts Saturday at dawn, with the meals, forums and activities starting at 7:30 AM. On Sunday, our indoor flea market and commercial sales area will be open and available through early afternoon, along with the Sunday Breakfast, forums and activities. We’ll be reaching out to our out-of-state neighbors to join us and make this the biggest and best DCHF ever. The website www.dukecityhamfest.org will be open for pre-registrations soon. Get your reservations early, and we’ll see you in August. If you would like to conduct a forum or give a demonstration, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also search for Hamfests at the ARRL Hamfests and Convention Database