Alamogordo Amateur Radio Club (AARC) 36th Annual Hamfest
Saturday - Sep 3, 2022, starting around 7 AM to 3 PM at the Otero County Fairgrounds:
Otero County Fairgrounds
401 Fairgrounds Rd
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Hamfest Website (check regularly for updates)
Pre-register by mail:
Alamogordo Amateur Radio Club
P.O. BOX 1191
Alamogordo, NM 88311-1191
For a printable mail-in Pre-Registration Form click HERE
Please make all checks payable to the "Alamogordo Amateur Radio Club Hamfest 2022" and indicate whether the enclosed check is for just registration, or for registration and swap tables. Also indicate if you will be attending the Dinner on Saturday evening. Mail the form to the address above.
$1.00 Raffle Tickets available at the door.
Registrations received by Aug 28, 2022 are eligible for the Pre-Registration Prize (Pre-registration prize – TBD).
Free admission! Open to the public.
The gates will be opened to the public promptly at 0700 on Saturday morning.
Plenty of parking at the Otero County Fairgrounds. No RV hookups, but dump station on site.
All Facilities Are Air Conditioned.
Food Wagon on site for morning brew, eats and lunch (support your local vendors). And it's close to White Sands Mall.
VE Testing will be conducted on site around 1pm-ish.
Vendors Note: Vendors are welcome to arrive on Friday, Sept 2 any time after 1500 hrs and until 1900. Fairgrounds will be open from that time only.
Door prize drawings throughout the day, on the hour and half hour (donations from local and Ham related vendors).
The drawings for the big door prizes will be around 2 pm in the afternoon.
Must be present to win all prizes EXCEPT the Grand prize which will be mailed to winner or held for pickup at a later date if not available.
2022 prize list:
Main prize – Icom IC-7300 All Mode Radio
2nd prize – Yaesu FTM-100DR VHF/UHF C4FM Digital Dual-band or?? depending on in stock
3rd door prize – Alinco DJ-MD5XTG VHF/UHF Dual Band DMR HT
4th door prize - Power Supply
AARC is also looking for items to be donated as door prizes throughout the event.
We are also looking for folks/groups who would like to do short presentations at our event.
Street mailing address for packages please use:
Russell Jaskolowski (KI5RUS)
1107 Hendrix Ave
Alamogordo, NM 88310
Thank you all for supporting our small club serving the community!
Richard Norton , KB7SQF
2022 President AARC/Hamfest Committee
YOU DO NOT NEED ALL 13 COLONIES TO GET THE CERTIFICATE
YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET THE 2 BONUS STATIONS FOR A CLEAN SWEE
Bands and Modes
World Games Special Event Station
The World Games will be held in Birmingham, AL from July 7 - 17, 2022. The Birmingham Amateur Radio Club (BARC) will be operating a Special Event Station (W4G) during the event. For the operating schedule go to https://w4cue.com/w4g/ and scroll to the bottom of the home page and click on Operating Schedule.