Orange Hamfest 2013
Orange Amateur Radio Club and
Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club
The Orange Hamfest is an ARRL affiliated event.
WHEN: Saturday, February 23th, 2013
WHERE: VFW Hall
5303 16th Street, Hwy 87 North, 1-mile North of I-10
Orange, Texas 77632
GPS Coordinates are30 08.36 N & 093 45.05 W (30.139333, -93.750833)
TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Map for directions to the Orange Hamfest >>>
There is Paved Parking, Lots of tables available.
$5.00 Admission charge
For more information on Lodging:
visit websiteLink for Lodging and Accommodations in Orange, Texas
Check with the Holiday Inn Express for their "Hamfest" rate.
KenwoodTS-480SAT HF radio
KenwoodTM-281A 2M mobile
KenwoodTH-K20A 2M HT
The tickets for the Grand Prize and door prizes are: $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00, 12 for $10.00, etc.
The Grand Prizes will be drawn at 2:30 p.m. You NEED NOT BE PRESENT for the Grand Prize drawings.
You MUST BE PRESENT for all door prize drawings.
Door Prize tickets will be put back in for The Grand Prize Drawings.
Grand Prize Winners:
Guy C Howell, Sr, W5CMK
OTIS G DUHON, KB5RNO
Lonnie L Hardamon, Jr, NQ5D
All tables have been reserved as of Feb. 19th. No more tables available.
You can check for availability of tables the day of Hamfest that may be available if they are not claimed by 9AM.
MEETINGS and FORUMS SCHEDULED
8AM - 9AM - TBD
9AM - 10AM – Area Ham Radio Balloon Launches Forum
10AM – 11:30AM - VE Testing --- Mike Faucheaux
11:30AM – 12:30 PM
All Meeting / Forum times and content are subject to change.
VE testing will start at 10:00 a.m. No Pre-registering.
Just bring the original and a copy of your current FCC License and any C.S.C.E’s,
and Picture I.D. We will have the latest forms
VENDORS Confirmed to be at Orange Hamfest
FOOD: The Ladies of the VFW will have coffee, soft drinks, and food available for your purchase Saturday.
Notice !!! Friday Night !!!
Remember our Friday Dinner (Feb. 22nd) after Hamfest Set-up!!!
All Hams and their family, who are in Town Friday before the Hamfest, are invited to eat with us at the VFW Hall.
Featuring Bar-B-Que Brisket, Links, and smoked Boudain, with all the trimmings.
Bring you folding chairs and your drinks. Serving starts at 6:30 p.m. Don’t be late.
There will be a $8.00 per plate charge for Dinner!
Contacts For Hamfest Information:
Rocky Wilson (409)-988-8906 or Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Delores Heintschel (409)-962-1435 or Email:email@example.com
Swap tables are located inside the air-conditioned VFW Hall and will be available for
$15.00 each for individuals, dealers and vendors. They may be reserved in advance by completing the
Reservation form. Flea market set-up is 7:00AM Saturday. Unreserved tables will be rented on a first-come/
First-served basis. Tables that are reserved but not claimed by 9:00AM will be rented. The Orange Amateur Radio
Club reserves the right to limit non-ham oriented tables!
Tailgating will be allowed, after all tables have been sold.
Make your reservations now!
No refunds on unclaimed tables.
Reserved tables not claimed by 9:00AM the day of the Hamfest, will be re-rented!!!
To reserve tables – fill out a reservation form and mail to:
Orange Amateur Radio Club Inc.
P.O. Box 232
Orange, Texas 77631-0232
For questions you can email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Must be postmarked by February 18, 2013
ORANGE HAMFEST TABLE RESERVATION FORM
Name__________________________________ Call __________
Number of Tables ________________________ at $15.00 each
Amount Enclosed ________________________
REGISTRATION TABLE CONFIRMATION
Note: For confirmation of your registration, fill in this part
Of the form and send an SASE with your Table Reservation Form
Name and Call sign ______________________________________
Amount received ________________________ for ________ tables.
Hamfest representative ________________________ Date ______
Page updated 2/19/2013
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