2018 “Ides of March” Hamfest
An ARRL Sanctioned Event

Brought to you by the Reelfoot Amateur Radio Club

An ARRL Affiliated Special Service Club

Saturday March 24, 2018 Tennessee National Guard Armory

2017 East Reelfoot Avenue, Union City Tennessee (next to Coca-Cola Warehouse)

Talk in on the WA4YGM 146.700- (PL 100.0 Hz) Repeater

For more information Bob K9IL or Harrell WD4LAR

Hamfest Doors OPEN at 08:00 Table prep at 07:00 Entry Fee over 16 years ONLY $8.00
16 years and under - $1.00

Door Prize tickets, One Grand Prize and One General Prize Ticket with paid entry fee, Others obtained FREE based on purchases from our vendors, One General Prize ticket for each $5.00 spent and One Grand Prize ticket for each $ 25.00 spent (Taxes & Discounts excluded)

Drawings all day - main prize drawing at 1 PM- Winners must be present to win

1st Place Grand Prize - $ 250 Cash 2nd Place Grand Prize - Kenwood TM-281A 2M FM mobile transceiver 3rd Place Prize - Kenwood TM-281A 2M FM mobile transceiver 4th Place Prize - TN07 Engineering MD-104 Backpack Antenna Many other Prizes and drawings throughout the day

Crocket County Amateur Radio Society, who runs the VE test session, will present a new Baofeng UV-5R HT to the first candidate UNDER age 18 to pass the Technician Class exam for a new license

Eight foot Vendor Tables! FREE Tables or electricity by reservation or first come, first serve.

VE Testing sessions at 09:00 & 11:00 in the test room - What to Bring to an Exam Session • QSL Card Checking on site • Bring your cards!! • QSL Forum by Ed AB4IQ 09:00 • WX Radar Interpretation Forum by Eddie Holmes from WBBJ at 10:30

All kinds of new and used ham items for sale by various vendors • Weather permitting, Tailgating will be allowed North of main building • Food and drinks and snacks on site • Handicap accessible

ARRL Representative on site - information - brochures

ARES Meeting with SM, SEC & ASEC at 10:00

The following fine suppliers have supported Reelfoot ARC Hamfests

 

TNØ7 Engineering

LOCAL HAMS PRESENT • COME MEET US • LEARN ABOUT THE HOBBY QUESTIONS ANSWERED • CLASS SCHEDULES • VE TESTING SCHEDULES