NOVHF Net Announcements

Updated 9/27/04

Upcoming meetings, VE Tests and other events

JARC VE schedule for 2004: 11/7. All JARC VE sessions are Sunday mornings at 9:00 am at the JARC Clubhouse located at 1521 Palm Street in the Wally Pontiff, Jr. Playground. For information call the JARC at 831-1613.



October 16, 2004 – PINEVILLE, LA.  The Central Louisiana ARC presents the Pineville Hamfest at Kees Park, Hwy 28 East, the Ferriday-Jonesville exit.  Hours are Saturday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Free admission.  Talk-in is on 147.33 +.  Contact: JJ Wages, KD5MDQ at 318-641-6635.  Email:  On the Web:


November 13, 2004 – MONROE, LA.  The Twin City Ham Club presents the Monroe Hamfest.  Contact: David Gore, KC5LFB at 318-237-9245.  Email:  On the Web:


November 19-20, 2004 – OCEAN SPRINGS, MS.  The Jackson County ARA presents the Ocean Springs Hamfest at the St. Martin Community Center.  Hours are Friday 5:00-9:00 pm, Saturday 8:00-2:00 pm.  VE testing Saturday at 9:00 am.  Talk-in is on 145.11-.  Contact: Don Arnold, KB5FHX.  Email:  On the Web:


December 4, 2004 – MINDEN. LA.  The Minden ARA presents the Minden Hamfest.  Contact: Dusty Collins, KB5WFE at 318-371-0636.  Email:  On the Web:


February 4-5, 2005 – JACKSON, MS.  The Jackson ARC presents the Capital City Hamfest and ARRL Mississippi State Convention.  Contact: Jeff Sykes, K5VU at 601-925-2305.  Email:  On the Web:


March 11-12, 2005 – RAYNE, LA.  The Acadiana ARA presents the Rayne Hamfest and ARRL Louisiana State Convention at the Rayne Civic Center, 300 Frog Festival Drive.  The Friday Crawfish Boil and Fai-Do-Do returns for another year.  Contact: Al Oubre, K5DPG at 337-367-3901.  Email:  On the Web:


April 29-30, 2005 – BAKER, LA.  The Baton Rouge ARC presents the 67th annual Baton Rouge Hamfest at the Baker Civic Auditorium, 3325 Grooms Road in Baker.  Hours are Friday 3:00-8:00 and Saturday 8:00-2:00.  Talk-in is 146.79.  Contact: Ed Laughery, AD5JVat 225-686-1450.  Email:  On the Web: