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Thursday 18 April 2024

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Hamfest Schedule 2008 - 2009

Hamfest Schedule If you tried to call us, 570-888-2751, and got our machine, it may mean we are at one of the following Hamfests. (A Hamfest is a Social Gathering, Swap Meet, Tech Fleamarket, etc. dedicated to Amateur Radio.) It isn't an exclusive event, tho. Check one out. You may love it. You will find New, used, refurbished electronics and computer equipment. Everything from Rare, Antique Radios to Modern State of the Art goods. For more information, check out this link: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests.html#listing Our 2008-2009 (tentative schedule) We plan to be at these Hamfests... Barring rain, sleet, snow, acts of God or Congress, or just being to old, and tired to drive there... Come say Hello : 13 September 2008 Radio Amateurs of Syracuse Liverpool, NY Contact: Viv Douglas, WA2PUU Phone: 315-698-4558 (We won't be there, but check it out, if you are in the Syracuse Area) 13 September 2008 Pompey,NY Pompey Hills Fire Department Henneberry RD *Unless we have torrential rain, or a snowstorm, we are planning to be there. 20-21 September 2008 Peoria, IL Exposition Gardens 1601 West Northmoor RD We hear this is a really great show. Depending on our energy level, we might give it a go. But it is a long trip. Check it out if you are in the area, tho. 21 September 2008 Flea At MIT MIT Campus Albany and Main Streets Cambridge, MA Contact Steve Fineberg W1GSL Phone 617-253-3776 Opens to Public at 9:00 A.M. 27 September 2008 Amateur Radio Association of Southern Tier Chemung County Fairgrounds Horseheads, NY 14845 Contact: Elliott Blauvelt, N20JM Phone: 607-739-5626 Our local club. One of the best. We will be there. Wouldn't miss this one for the world !!!! 28 September 2008 Cleveland Hamfest and Computer Show Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds 164 Eastland Road Berea, OH Phone 1-800-Cle-FEST (Now, if we are not too worn out from Horseheads, we will try to be at this show. It is a nice show. Worth the visit, if you are in the Cleveland area.) 5 October 2008 CARA Fest Howard County Fairgrounds 2210 Fairgrounds Road W Friendship, MD Contact: David Prestel, W8AJR Phone: 410-552-2652 Hard to resist a place called Friendship. 10 -11 October 2008 Near-FEST IV New England Amateur Radio Festival Deerfield Fairgrounds Route 43 Deerfield, NH Contact: Michael Crestohl, W1RC email: info@near-fest.com This club picked up the "torch" from the Hosstraders Show. It is still working out the kinks, but is a nice show. Nice location. Good people. We try to attend. Alot depends on the New England weather. (Will it be sunny, rainy, snowy, Or worse?) Be there is you are in the area. 19 October 2008 Flea At MIT MIT Campus Albany and Main Streets Cambridge, MA Contact: Steve Fineberg, W1GSL or phone: 617-253-3776 This is the final Flea of the season. Always worthwhile. Hope we see you there. 26 October 2008 Mason Dixon Hamfest Carroll County Ag Center 700 Agriculture Center Drive Westminster, MD Contact Pat Kilroy, N8PK Phone: 301-286-1984 Fax: 410-583-4149 email: n8pk@arrl.net 26 October 2008 Hamfest and Auction Massillon Boys and Girls Club 730 Duncan St SW Massillon, OH 44646 Contact: Terry Russ, N8ATZ Phone: 330-837-3091 15-16 November 2008 Indiana State Convention Fort Wayne Hamfest and Computer Expo Allen County War Memorial Coliseum 4000 Parnel Ave Fort Wayne, IN *This is usually the last show we do each year. Please try to attend if you are in the area. The club does a heck of a job, and can really use your support. Feb, 2009 Marathon NY Show No date on ARRL site yet, but I will update as soon as it appears. Always cold, and always fun. A good show to shake the cabin fever! 7 February 2009 Virginia State Convention Richmond Frostfest Richmond Raceway Complex 600 East Laburnum Ave Richmond, VA Contact: Cas & Debbie Grys KF6CUE or KG6GCQ Phone: 540-872-5949 email: casdeb@earthlink.net We have re-added this show to our agenda. It is a nice break in the winter. 13-15 February 2009 Orlando Amateur Radio Club Orlando Fairgrounds 4603 West Colonial Dr Orlando, Fl Contact: Mort Cohen, WA2ARS Phone 407-814-0434 Email: hamcation@aol.com A Really Nice Break From the Winter Weather. Glenn went in 2008... Don't know if we will make it this year. Nice show... 15 February 2008 Mansfield Mid-Winter Hamfest and Computer Show Intercity Amateur Radio Club Richland County Fairgrounds 750 North Home Road Mansfield, OH Contact: Dean Wrasse, KB8MG Phone: 419-589-2415 email: meta107man@yahoo.com Ok, this is probably the one we will make. I keep thinking ORLANDO, tho. This is a Great show, Great Club, Nice people. 28 February 2009 Amateur Radio Association of the Southern Tier National Guard Armory Horseheads, NY Contact: Elliott Blauvelt, Jr N20JM Phone: 607-739-5626 Local Club..We try to never miss this one. More to come: As the clubs list their 2009 Schedules I will update this..Honest, I will try not to get a year behind again. Hope to see you at the Hamfests. Preview: Anandale, Md in February Dayton, Oh in May Cortland, NY in June