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Alamogordo Amateur Radio Club

Alamogordo, New Mexico

 
       
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HAMFESTS From the Past

Click to Enlarge Each fall the Alamogordo Amateur Radio Club hosts a hamfest.

The hamfest is usually on the Labor Day holiday weekend. The hamfest is usually located at the Otero County Fairgrounds in north Alamogordo just east of Highway 54/70.

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Click to Enlarge Hams from all over New Mexico and West Texas provide an ample variety of used rigs, test equipment and parts on tables available inside the facility. There are always a number of private and commercial vendors that come to the hamfest each year. Some bring a variety of hard-to-find parts and new rigs, antennas and supplies. Click to Enlarge
Click to Enlarge Meeting rooms are always available for special interest groups and VE testing is scheduled throughout the day.

The well known W5PDY (now a silent key), Joe Knight, never failed to show up representing ARRL.

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Click to Enlarge In the evening there is always the delicious Hamfest banquet. One is always surrounded by good food and good friends.

There is always entertainment provided after the meal.

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