Delaware Valley Area Hamfests - 2000

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January  
   
January 12  
  Philadelphia, PA - Phil-Mont Mobile RC (Auction)
PO Box 88, Abington, PA 19001-0088
215-448-1139 (24-hour club information)
Russ Stafford, W3CH
PO Box 88, Abington, PA 19001-0088
610-631-3401 (Ext. 902)
147.030 & 444.80 (PL 186.2)
E-mail:   russ@hdj.com
http://www.phil-mont.org
VE Testing*:  see web site
   
January 30  
  Odenton, MD - Maryland Mobileers ARC (MMARC)
Odenton Vol. Fire Department Hall, 1425 Annapolis Road (Rt. 175) - Indoors only
Maryland Mobileers ARC, 7609 McGowan Ave, Glen Burnie, MD  21060
Bill Hampton, N3WGM
410-766-2199
Talk-in:  146.805-
E-mail:  diamondb@space4less.com
http://www.space4less.com/usr/mmarc  |  Directions & Map
Cost: $4 entry, $10 table
   
February
   
February 26  
  Iselin, NJ - Woodbridge Radio Club (Auction)
Iselin VFW Hall, GSP Exit 131 to Rt. 27 North, make left at light; mile on left
Parking in rear of building
Woodbridge Radio Club (WRC), PO Box 153, Fords, NJ  08863-0153
Jerry Arose, KK2J
732-721-1046 or Bill Steeg, N2CNK, at 908-222-1784
Talk-In:  146.82- (PL 151.4)
E-mail:  KC2AH@aol.com (Jerry) or  N2CNK@worldnet.att.net (Bill)
http://members.home.net/famhist/k2odp/
Cost:  $2
Opens 8:00 am, Auction Starts 9:00 am
   
March
   
Cancelled  
  York, PA - Keystone VHF Club  (York Springfest)
York County Vocational Technical School, 2179 South Queen St., Exit 6 off I-83
York Springfest 2000, c/o Keystone VHF Club, PO Box 7462, York PA  17404
Richard Goodman, WA3USG
717-840-4152
Talk-In:  146.97-
E-mail:  yorkfest@aol.com
http://members.aol.com/yorkfest/  (hamfest) or
http://yourpage.blazenet.net/stack (club)   |  (Directions)
Cost:  $5 ($4 with on-line Coupon)
Opens 6 am for tailgaters, 8 am indoors
VE Testing*:  Contact Virginia Moore (N3LZS) at 717-252-1694
   
March 18  
(Sat) Harmony Twp., NJ - Cherryville Repeater Assn.
North Hunterdon High School, Rt. 31 S, Clinton, NJ (-mile south of I-78 on Rt. 31)
Cherryville Repeater Association, PO Box 308, Quakertown, NJ  08868
Randy Vance, N2MQZ
437 Vulcanite Ave., Alpha, NJ  08865
908-788-4080 or 908-454-4370
Talk-In:  147.375+ (no PL, extended coverage)  or  146.730-
E-mail:  w2cra@qsl.net  or  n2vwl@juno.com  or  n2mqz@aol.com
http://www.qsl.net/w2cra/frames/hamfest00.htm
Cost:  $6 (XYL, kids under 14 free);  Vendors $15 ea, electric $5 extra
VE Testing*:  Contact Marty Grozinski, W2CG at 908-788-2644 before 10:00 pm
   
March 25-26  
(Sat/Sun) Timonium, MD - BARC, Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computer Fest
Maryland State Convention
Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD,  I-83 to Padonia Rd East
Baltimore Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 95, Timonium, MD 21094
 Maryland State Convention  Hamfest
 Sharon Dobson, K3DUH  Bill Dobson, N3WD
 800-HAM-FEST  (800-426-3378) or
 410-HAM-FEST  (410-426-3378)
 800-HAM-FEST  (800-426-3378) or
 410-HAM-FEST  (410-426-3378) Mailbox 9233
 E-mail:  k3duh@amsat.org  E-mail:  n3wd@juno.com
 http://www.gbhc.org/arrlconv.html  http://www.gbhc.org/

Talk-In:  146.76-, 224.24-, 444.625+  (PL 107.2)
Cost:  $8 for weekend pass -- Attend for FREE! Volunteer 2 hours; contact Volunteer Worker Chairmen
VE Testing*:  Sunday, 10:00 am, register by 9:00;  Info contact Bob Busch (WB3KXJ) at 301-317-7819 or e-mail rbusch@erols.com

   
April
   
April 9  
  Hamilton Township, NJ - Delaware Valley Radio Association (DVRA) (Spring Hamfest)
Tall Cedars of Lebanon Picnic Grove, Sawmill Road, Hamilton Township
Directions:  (From PA): I-95 North to I-295 South; exit 60A to I-195 East; Exit 2 to Yardville; South Broad St to end, approx 3.7 miles; left at Yield onto Old York Rd; next right onto Sawmill Rd; site 1.1 miles on right.
(From SNJ) I-295 North to Rt. 130 North to the intersection just before the Home Depot (I-195). There is an army/navy store at the corner. Make a right, follow to hamfest.
Delaware Valley Radio Association, PO Box 7024, W. Trenton, NJ  08628
Darryl Foyuth, N2JVP
609-882-2240
Talk-In:  146.67-,  442.65+  (PL 131.8)
E-mail:  N2JVP@amsat.org
http://slac.com/w2zq
Cost:  $6 general;  $10 tailgate, $15 covered table (includes 1 admission)
   
April 30  
  New Castle, DE - Penn-Del ARC
ARRL Delaware State Convention
Nur Temple, 198 S. DuPont Hwy, Rt. 13, -mile north of the Rts. 13 & 40 split
Pen-Del ARC, PO Box 1964, Boothwyn, PA  19061
Hal Frantz, KA3TWG
302-793-1080  Fax:  302-793-1081
Talk-In:  146.955-, 224.22- (starts 6:00AM)
E-mail:  hfrantz@snip.net
http://www.magpage.com/penndel/hf2000.htm
Time:  8 am to 1 pm
Cost:  $5, Kids under 12 free;  Tables $12, $15 with power;  Tailgate $10, setup 6:00 am
VE Testing*:  9:00 am (look for signs)
Convention Sessions:
  • 09:00 am Guest Speaker, Bill Moore (NC1L), from ARRL;  Topic:  awards (plus QSL checking)
  • 10:00 am ARRL and Club Leaders Forum
  • 11:00 am SkyWarn Spotter Training Class
   
May
   
May 6  
(Sat) Grasonville, MD - Kent Island Hamfest
Kent Island Amateur Radio Club (KIARC) and Anne Arundel Radio Club (AARC)
Grasonville, MD VFW Grounds, US 50/301 East to Exit 44: VFW Ave (past Kent Is. Narrows Bridge)
Anne Arundel Radio Club (W3VR), PO Box 308, Davidsonville, MD  21035
Tony Young, WA3YLO
Talk-In:  147.105+, or 146.94-, or 448.225 (PL 114.8)
E-mail:  tonyy@juno.com (Tony, WA3YLO), or w2kbr@toad.net (Ray Allen, W2KBR)
http://home.att.net/~n3szw/aarc.html
Cost:  $4, Tailgate space free for hams;  Indoor tables available;  QLF (left foot CW) Contest!
   
May 6-7  
(Sat/Sun) Edison, NJ - The College of NJ and various computer clubs (run by KGP Productions)
The Trenton Computer Festival - including ham classes, seminars, exams and tailgating
Free Bus Service from Metuchen train station (from NYC, Phila, Newark, Trenton, etc.)
New Jersey Convention Center, Raritan Center, Route 514 (NJ Tpk. Exit 10), Edison, NJ
KGP Productions LLC, PO Box 37, Kendall Park, NJ  08824-0037
800-631-0062 (Mon-Thur 9 AM to 5 PM)
E-mail:   kgp@mail.com
http://www.pcshow.com/  (KGP Productions)
http://www.tcf-nj.org/  or  http://www.tcfshow.com/Vendor Brochures (in PDF format)
Cost:  $12 Sat, $10 Sun, Children under 12 free;  Banquet Saturday night $25
   
May 7  
  Wrightstown (Bucks County), PA - Warminster ARC
Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, Penns Park Road, Wrightstown, PA
Warminster ARC, PO Box 113, Warminster, PA 18974
Tony Simek, N3YNH, at 215-674-5218  or  Roy Conners, K3TEN, at 215-947-9373
Talk-In:  147.09+, 443.95  (PL 131.8)
GPS:  N 40 15' 51" / W 74 59' 16"
E-mail:  pa_dept@hslc.org (Tony Simek, N3YNH) or  k3ten@bellatlantic.net (Roy Conners, K3TEN)
http://www.voicenet.com/~k3dn/
Cost:  $6, Tailgate $10, Table $15
Opens 7 am (vendors at 6 am)
VE Testing*:  11 am, 10:30 check-in;  call Tom, WA3TQJ, at 215-343-3494, e-mail tomtqj@worldlynx.net
   
May 7  
  Hagerstown, MD - Antietam Radio Association (The Great Hagerstown Hamfest)
Recreation Center, Hagerstown Community College, I-70 Exit 32B to Edgewood Drive
Antietam Radio Association, P O Box 52, Hagerstown, MD  21741
Tina Jones, KB8ZQM
1164 Halltown Rd., Harpers Ferry, WV  25425
304-728-7769  Fax: 304-728-3024 (fax 24 hrs)
Talk-in:  146.94- and 147.09+ (W3CWC)
E-mail:  kb8zqm@citynet.net
http://www.qsl.net/w3cwc  or see flyer at http://www.qsl.net/w3cwc/images/hamfest2.PDF
Cost:  $5, Kids under 12 free / Table:  $10 advance, $15 at door;  Indoor/Outdoor
Opens 6:00 am (gates), 8:00 am (building)
VE Testing*:  8:30 am, walk-ins OK;  Info contact Greg Lanham, WA4VE (540-772-4792 or kuan@visuallink.com )
   
May 16  
(Tuesday) West Conshohocken, PA - PARA
PARAFEST 2000, St Gertrude's Church Hall , 209 Merion Ave, West Conshohocken, PA
Philadelphia Area Repeater Association, PO Box 954, Valley Forge, PA  19482-0954
Gene Mitchell, K3DSM
Talk-In:  146.76-
E-mail:  k3dsm@amsat.org
http://www.g-c-o.com/para/ ;  Directions;  Map
Indoor flea market, ARRL table, HRO Rep w/catalogs
Cost:  FREE for buyers & sellers
Opens:  7:30 PM
PARA 30th Anniversary celebration
   
May 19-21  
(Fri-Sun) Dayton, OH - Dayton Hamvention and ARRL National Convention
(the largest hamfest in the country, if not the world!)
Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Hamvention, PO Box 964, Dayton, OH  45401-0964  Attn: (Committee you need to contact)
Fax:  937-274-8369 (General Information) or 937- 454-5655 (ticket orders)
Advanced tickets and reservations a must!  This is an international event.
Talk-In:  146.94-
E-mail:  info@hamvention.org (general) or exhibits@hamvention.org (exhibitors)
http://www.hamvention.org
Guest Speaker will be W. Riley Hollingsworth (K4ZDH), FCC's Compliance and Information Bureau
Cost:  $16 in advance, $22 at door, children under 12 free (student voucher required)
Exhibiter:  $60/single, $125/two, $250/three (outdoors) plus admission, $530 indoors (adm included)
Opens:  8 am (Fri, Sat, Sun);  Banquet doors open 6 pm
VE Testing*:  Saturday;  contact sandman@dnaco.net
   
May 27  
(Sat) Winfield, PA - Milton ARC (Northumberland County)
Ray Grant, K3COD
5 Dogwood Street, New Columbia, PA  17856
570-568-1727
Talk-In:  146.985-
E-mail:  rgrant@csrlink.net
   
May 28  
  West Friendship, MD - Maryland FM Association and Free State ARC
Howard County Fairgrounds (MD Rt. 144, one mile West of Rt. 32)
FSARC, PO Box 19, Annapolis Junction, MD  20701-0019
Mike Cressap, W3IP, 1294 Dorothy Rd, Crownsville, MD  21032
410-923-3829 (until 10 pm)
Talk-In:  146.76-, 223.16/224.76, or 449.0/444.0
E-mail:  JWFrank@toad.net (John Frank, K3IC)
Cost:  $5;  Tailgate $5 per space;  Inside Table $20 in advance, $25 at hamfest (payable to MDFM Assoc.)
   
June
   
June 2-4  
(Fri-Sun) Rochester, NY - Rochester Hamfest and Computer Show
ARRL Atlantic Division/New York State Convention
Monroe County Fairgrounds, Route 15A, Rochester, NY
Rochester Hamfest Tickets, 51 Musket Ln, Pittsford, NY 14534-4046
Ticket information:  call 716-381-7757 before 9 p.m.
General info:  call Harold Smith, K2HC, 716-424-7184 during business hours.
E-mail:  rochfst@frontiernet.net
http://www.rochesterhamfest.org/rochester.asp
Cost:  $7 advance, $9 at gate;  Children under 12 free;  Registration & Banquet:  $27
Vendors $10 per space plus admission ticket (not included)
Opens Friday 6 am (flea market, runs continuously), Sat/Sun at 8:30 am (exhibit halls)

Buffalo Hamfest is Sat, 23 Sept (see http://www.buffalohamfest.org)

   
June 10  
(Sat) Bloomsburg, PA - Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Club (CMARC)
Bloomsburg Hamfest and Eastern Pennsylvania Section Convention & Computer Show
Bloomsburg Fair Grounds, Rt. I-80 Exit 34, then follow signs to Fairgrounds
Columbia-Montour Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 90, Mifflinville, PA  18631
George Law, N3KYZ
570-784-2299
Talk-In:  147.225+, 146.52 Simplex
E-Mail:  n3kyz@epix.net
http://townhall.bafn.org/~cmarc/  or  http://www.webcom.com/webpub/calendar.html#pa (details)
Cost:  $5, kids under 12 free;  $5 tailgate, $20 per table ($10 deposit due 1 June), $5 electric
Opens 8 am to 3 pm;  Indoor setup Friday 9 June, 6 - 10 pm, overnight lockup, and 6 am Saturday
Air Conditioned, 30,000 sq ft area indoors, 200 acres free tailgating
VE Testing*:  10 am, walk-ins only
Guest Speakers:  Riley Hollingsworth, FCC Special Counsel for Amateur Radio Enforcement (SCARE)
     and Dan Miller, ARRL HQ
   
June 17  
(Sat) Dunellen, NJ - Raritan Valley RC
Columbia Park, off Washington Ave, Dunellen, NJ
Raritan Valley Radio Club, PO Box 192, Martinsville, NJ  08836
Doug Benner, W2NJH
732-469-9009, Fax 732-469-6221
1020 Laurel Trail, Martinsville, NJ 08836
or Fred Werner, KB2HZO, 732-968-7789
Vendor contact:  Doug Benner (see above)
Talk-In:  146.625- (PL 141.3), 146.52 simplex, 442.250+ (PL 141.3)
E-mail:  dougbenner@aol.com
http://www.w2qw.org   On-line flyer
Cost:  $5;  Tailgate $10 (includes admission)
Opens 7:00 am (6:00 am for vendors)
   
June 18  
(Fathers Day) Frederick, MD - Frederick ARC (FARC)
Frederick County Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Maryland
Frederick ARC, PO Box 1074, Mount Airy, MD  21771
Eric Gammeter, N8AAY
10494 Balmoral Place, New Market, MD  21774
301-865-0865  or call SoundSource at (301) 695-2633 code: 6393
Talk-In:  147.06+, 146.64-, 146.52 simplex (K3ERM)
GPS:  39 24’42" N / 77 23’45" W
E-mail:   k3erm@qsl.net
http://www.qsl.net/k3erm/  or  flyer (in pdf format);  Map to Fairgrounds
Cost:  $5;  Tailgate $5 plus admission;  Tables $10 advance, $15 after 10 June
Opens 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
   
July
   
July 2  
  Lehman (near Wilkes-Barre), PA - Murgas ARC
Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 18 (I81 Exit 47B, Rt. 309 to Rt. 415 to Rt. 18)
Murgas Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 1094, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18703
Bob Michael, N3FA
15 Valley View Drive, Pringle, PA  18704
570-288-3532
Talk-In:  146.52 simplex, 146.61- (PL 82.5)
E-mail:  wb3faa@aol.com (Bob)  or  n3wpg@aol.com (Frank)
http://www.qsl.net/k3ytl/index.html;  Hamfest flyer/map:  http://members.aol.com/k3tow/
Cost:  $5 (advance $4), XYL and kids under 16 free
Vendors:  8' free outdoors, $5 other;  $14 indoors incl. table & 110 VAC
   
July 16  
  Kimberton (near Valley Forge), PA - Mid-Atlantic ARC (MARC)
Kimberton, PA, Fire Co. Fair Grounds, Route 113, south of the intersection with Route 23
Mid-Atlantic ARC, PO Box 352, Villanova, PA  19085
Bill Owen, W3KRB
610-325-3995
Talk-In on 146.835- and 443.80+ (PL 131.8)
E-mail:   hamfest-info@marc-radio.org  or gem@op.net
http://www.marc-radio.org
Cost:  $5;  Tailgate:  $5 (plus admission);  Indoor table w/electric:  $10 (plus admission)
   
July 30  
  Timonium, MD - Baltimore Radio Amateur Television Society (BRATS)
Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD
Baltimore Radio Amateur Television Society, PO Box 5915, Baltimore, MD  21282-5915
Mayer Zimmerman
410-461-0086 (voice or fax, 24-hour)
Talk-In:  147.03+, 224.96-
E-mail:  hamfest@bratsatv.org   or  n3hat@erols.com
http://www.bratsatv.org/  and  On-line Flyer & Map
VE Testing*:  Free!  9:00 am, check-in 8:30 am;  Pre-registration required, call John Creel, WB3GXW, at (301) 572-5124 after 6:00 pm, or e-mail to creewb3gxw@aol.com
Opens Tailgaters 6:00 am, Indoors 8:00 am;  Vendor set-up 2:00 pm Saturday
Cost:  $5, Kids under 12 free;  Tailgate:  $10
   
August
   
August 13  
  Bayville, NJ - Jersey Shore ARS (Hamfest by the Shore)
Bayville Fire House, Route 9, Bayville, NJ (GSP Exit 80S,81N at Toms River, Rt. 9 South to Bayville)
Jersey Shore Amateur Radio Society, PO Box 295, Toms River, NJ  08754-0295
Bob Murdock, WX2NJ
732-269-6379
Talk-In:  146.910- (PL 127.3) W2DOR/R
GPS:  39 54' 00" N / 74 09' 18" W
E-mail:  JSARSFEST@aol.com  or WX2NJ@arrl.net
http://members.aol.com/jsarsfest/jsarsfest.html
Cost:  $5 Buyers/Sellers, Tables $15 each (incl one adm), non-ham XYLs, YLs and kids under 15 free
VE Testing*:  Registration 11:00 am, Exams 11:15 am
   
August 13  
  Shrewsbury, PA - Southern PA Comm. Group, Red Lion Hilltop Transmitting Association
Cecil Mundorff, K3DCU
2085 Delta Road, Felton, PA  17322
717-927-6662  Fax: 717-927-9282
Email: k3dcu@juno.com
   
August 20  
  Mullica Hill, NJ - Gloucester County ARC
4H Fairgrounds, Rt. 77, 2 miles south of Rt. 45 / Rt. 536, Mullica Hill, NJ
Gloucester County ARC, PO Box 370, Pitman, NJ  08071
Jim Simeone, KC2AOF  or  John Schumacher, N2AWD
856-358-6316 (reservations)
Talk-In:  147.18+, 146.52 simplex, 224.66-, 442.10+ (PL 131.8) W2MMD
E-mail:  jimsime@voicenet.com (KC2AOF)  or  schumacher@kyw.com (N2AWD)
http://www.gcarc-w2mmd.org  Flyer in PDF format
Opens 8:00 am (general), 5:30 am (vendors)
Cost:  $4 ($5 after 11 August or at gate), Kids under 12 free;  Tailgate:  $5;  Pavilion:  $10
Awards:  DXCC, WAS, VUCC Field Checking
VE Testing*:  9:30 am
QSL Card Checking (DXCC, WAS, VUCC) at 12:00 noon
September
   
Sept 10  
  Dover, DE - Kent County ARC
Diamond State Drive-In Theater, Felton, DE (approx. 8 miles South of Dover on U.S. Rt. 13)
Kent County ARC, PO Box 1993, Dover, DE  19903
Nick Fedirko, N3YMS
302-678-8624
Talk-In:  146.97-, 147.300+ (no PL)
E-mail:  w3hzw@arrl.net
http://dtelunix.dtcc.edu/kcarc/
Opens:  7:00 am
Cost:  $5 (free tailgating with ticket);  No Sales Tax in Delaware!
Fox-hunting demo at 2:00 pm
   
Sept 16  
(Sat) Schnecksville, PA - Delaware Lehigh Amateur Radio Club
Schnecksville Fire Dept, mile south of town on PA Rt. 309
Delaware Lehigh ARC, Greystone Building, Gracedale Complex, RD 8, Nazareth, PA 18064-9278
Carl Seier, AA3IX
610-261-0403
Talk-In:  146.70-, 444.9+ (PL 151.4)
E-mail:  AA3IX@arrl.net
http://www.kutztown.edu/faculty/chuk/dlarc/ (club page) or
http://www.enter.net/~n3nva/dlarc/hamfest/DLARCHam.html (hamfest page);  $1 Discount Coupon
Cost:  $5 ($1 Coupon), non-ham spouse, kids under 12 free;  Tailgaters $7;  Indoor tables $11 (adm incl)
Opens 7:00 am, Vendors 6:00 am;  Breakfast sold
   
Sept 16 - 17  
(Sat Seminars;
Sunday Hamfest)
York, PA - York Hamfest Foundation
York County Vocational Technical School, 2179 South Queen St., York, PA (just south of I-83 Exit 6E, Rt. 74)
York Hamfest, PO Box 351, Dover, PA  17315
John Shaffer, W3SST
717-764-8193 (phone/fax, auto switcher, 24 hours)  or  717-764-4805 (fax, 24 hours)
Talk-In:  146.52 simplex
E-mail:    w3sst@juno.com   or  W3SST@yorkhamfest.org
http://www.yorkhamfest.org  |  Map of site  |  Schedule of Events
Cost:  $5 (on-line $1coupon), non-ham spouse, kids under 16 free;  Tailgaters $3 plus admission; Tables $15
     Vendor info/table reservations contact John Shaffer, W3SST;  or vendor info web site
Opens Saturday 2:00 pm, Seminars 3:00 pm
Opens Sunday (Hamfest) 8:00 am, Seminars 9:00 am (Vendors/Exhibiters 6:00 am)
Speaker:  Riley Hollingsworth (FCC Enforcement) at 10:00 am Sunday
VE Testing*:  Sat 16 Sept: 3:00 pm;  Fee $6.65;  Pre-register via e-mail:  w3axc@juno.com
VE Testing*:  Sun 17 Sept:  Free!  1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm;  Pre-register via e-mail:  jimpat@blazenet.net
   
Cancelled  
  Mt. Holly, NJ - South Jersey Radio Association (SJRA)
South Jersey Radio Association, PO Box 1026, Haddonfield, NJ  08033
http://www.sjra.org
   
Sept 24  
  Bowie, MD - Foundation for Amateur Radio (FARFest)
Prince George's Stadium, near US 301 & 50, Bowie, MD (Bowie Baysox Stadium)
Foundation for Amateur Radio, 8800 Rhode Island Ave, College Park, MD  20740
Dan Blasberg, KA8YPY
301-345-7381
Talk-In:  147.075+, 146.52 simplex
E-mail:  blasberg@bellatlantic.net  or amateur_radio@hotmail.com ;  Vendors: N4TCI@erols.com
Vendors contact Mary Morris, N4TCI, 6111 Burnett St., Alexandria, VA  22310, 703-971-3905
http://www.amateurradio-far.org
Cost:  $5;  Tailgate:  $10;  Tables $25 or less
Opens 6:00 am;  Attendance expected at 4,000 to 5,000 with about 700 tailgaters
   
Sept 28 - 30  
(Thurs - Sat) Willow Grove, PA - Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club (Packrats)
Microwave Update 2000;  24th Annual Mid-Atlantic States VHF Conference
Holiday Inn Select (Bucks County), 4700 Street Road, Trevose, PA  19053 (215-364-2000 or 800-HOLIDAY)
Mount Airy VHF Radio Club, PO Box 682, 56 Home Rd., Hatboro, PA  19040
John Sortor, KB3XG
610-584-2489
Talk-In:  146.52 simplex (W3CCX)
E-mail:  johnKB3XG@aol.com
http://www.ij.net/packrats;  for info see http://www.ij.net/packrats/MUD_2000/mud.html or Flyer (pdf)
Event Schedule:
     Sept 28 (Thurs) - Tour of area equipment warehouses surplus equipment
     Sept 29 (Fri) - Day 1 of conference (8 am to 5 pm);  Evening flea market at the hotel
     Sept 30 (Sat) - Day 2 of conference (8 am to 5 pm);  Evening flea market at the hotel
     Oct 1 (Sun) - Hamfest (see listing under 1 October)
Cost:  $45 at door, $40 advanced registration (includes proceedings)
   
October
   
October 1  
  Wrightstown, PA - Mt. Airy VHF Radio Club (Packrats)
Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, Penns Park Road, Wrightstown, PA
Mount Airy VHF Radio Club, 56 Home Rd., Hatboro, PA  19040
Joe Keer, KU3T
215-256-1464
Talk-In:  146.52 simplex (W3CCX)
E-mail:  ku3t@amsat.org
http://www.ij.net/packrats  for map see http://www.ij.net/packrats/HAMARAMA.HTM or Flyer (pdf)
Opens 7:00 am buyers, 6:00 am sellers
Cost:  $5 (non-ham XYL & kids under 13 free);  Vendors $10/space flea market, $15/8' table indoors
Microwave Update 2000 Conference:  Thursday - Saturday, 28-30 Sept (see info above)
   
October 8  
  West Friendship (near Columbia), MD - Columbia Amateur Radio Association (CARA)
Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, Maryland
Columbia Amateur Radio Association, PO Box 911, Columbia, MD   21044
Randy Krenz, N3HFK
410-750-0379
Talk In: 147.135(+)
E-mail:  cara@qsl.net
http://www.qsl.net/cara/
Vendor On-line Sign-up:  http://cc517968-a.hwrd1.md.home.com/hamfest/vendor_welcome.html
  or contact John King at 410-465-6324 (evenings, voicemail available) or e-mail kb3wk@arrl.net
Cost:  $5 (children under 12 free);  Tailgate $10;  Tables $20 (1-4), $18 (5 or more)
   
October 14  
(Sat) Leonardo, NJ - Garden State Amateur Radio Association (GSARA) / Middletown Township OEM
Croydon Hall, Leonardo Rd, Leonardo, NJ (Exit 114 off Garden State Parkway, Rt. 36)
Garden State Amateur Radio Association, PO Box 34, Fair Haven, NJ   07704
Mario Sellitti, N2PVP, PO Box 286, Keansburg, NJ  07734
732-787-7184
Talk-In:  145.485- (PL 151.4)
E-mail:  gsara@monmouth.com  or  N2PVP@arrl.net
http://www.monmouth.com/~gsara/  (Online Flyer)
Opens 8:00 am, Food 7:00 am, Set-up 6:00 am;  Breakfast 7:00 am
Cost $5 advance / $6 at door (non-ham spouse, kids < 12 free); Sellers $10 (includes 1 admission), $8 additional spaces
Advanced Ticket door prize (MFJ 259B) and hamfest door prize (ICOM 44 IC-T7H dual-band HT)
VE Testing*:  10:00 registration, 10:30 am exam
   
October 22  
  Sellersville, PA - RF Hill Amateur Radio Club
Sellersville Fire Company, Main Street, Sellersville, PA (new fire house)
RF Hill ARC, PO Box 336, Perkasie, PA  18944
Linda Erdman, KA3TJZ
2220 Hill Road, Perkiomenville, PA 18074
215-679-5764
Talk-In:  145.31-
E-mail:  robert@jtan.com
http://www.rfhill.ampr.org/ (if blank page appears using Netscape, try Internet Explorer)
VE Testing*:  10:00 am to 12:00
Opens 7:00 am, Vendors 6:00 am
Cost $5 (non-ham spouses and kids free), Vendor $12 per table, Tailgate $6
   
October 22  
  Westminster, MD - Carroll County Amateur Radio Club (K3PZN)
Mason-Dixon Computer & Hamfest
Carroll County Agricultural Center, off MD Rt. 32, Westminster, MD (map)
Mason-Dixon Computer & Hamfest , PO Box 2211, Westminster, MD  21158
John Hoge, W3JJH
Talk-In:  145.41-
E-mail:  W3JJH@arrl.net (John Hoge) or  K3PZN@qis.net
http://www.qis.net/~k3pzn/  
VE Testing*:  check-in 9-10 am; Preregister:
     Jim Nixberg, WX3B, 2926 Park Ave, Manchester, MD  21102; 410-374-9233;  nitz@selectsa.com
Cost $5 (kids under 18 free), Vendor $12 per table, $5 tailgate (setup 6:00 am)
   
November
   
Cancelled  
  Lawrenceville, NJ - Delaware Valley Radio Association (DVRA) (Fall 2000 Hamfest)
E-mail:  Abbott0903@hotmail.com
http://www.slac.com/w2zq/
   
December
   
No Events Scheduled
   
Notes

All hamfests are held on Sunday (typically opening at 8:00 am, 6:30 am for vendors) unless otherwise stated .
Dates listed as TBD have not been set yet;  last year's date is given in parentheses as an approximate timeframe.
Provided as a service to area hams.  Accuracy of information should be confirmed prior to attending.
 


*Volunteer Examiner (VE) License Testing:

Bring photo ID, original license, any CSCEs, and photocopies of license and CSCEs.  Nominal fee charged.
Save time by filling out FCC Form 605 in advance.
Click here for details on what to bring.
 



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List of Clubs in the Atlantic Division


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