2015 Socorro Hamfest
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Socorro Amateur Radio Association,
Tech Amateur Radio Association,
City of Socorro, Yaesu
Vertu Fine Art Gallery
The Socorro Hamfest is sanctioned by the American Radio Relay League.
October 4 , 2015
2015 SARA/TARA Hamfest Flyer
Talk-in on 146.68-; 100 Hz PL
444.500 linked to 055A
When and where
- When? Saturday,
October 3rd, 08:00-14:00
NM Fire Fighter's
- No overnight RV parking at
the hamfest site
- Walk-ins welcome as long as seats/meals are available.
- Time: 18:00 on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015
Location: Bodega Burger Co. (map)
- Cost: $22.00/person pay online
Speaker: Dwayne Allen, WY7FD, ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Vice-Director: So You're Bored With Amateur Radio.
Grand Prizes (Winners)
- FT 450 HF/6M (W5CSG, Bosque Farms)
- ID 880H V/UHF Mobile w/ DSTAR (W5CF, Deming)
- FT 60 V/UHF HT (WA0QJE, Silver City)
- HRD Full Package (WA5OZU, Albuquerque)
Need not be present to win. Grand prize winners will be announced here within 24 hours of drawings.
- SARA Canned Hams
(Antenna Book, Repeater
- So much more ...
Must be present to win.
ARRL VE Session
The TARA/SARA Hamfest will include a VE session for all theory elements. Walk-ins Welcome
- 11:00 - 11:55: Registration - Engine Bay, Main Table
- 12:00 - ARRL VEC Exam - Location TBA
- 08:00 Using HRD
- 09:00 ARRL
- 10:00 Seminar (TBD)
- 10:00 State ARES/RACES meeting
- 12:30 D-STAR Admins
- Ham’s Tour of the VLA: Friday, Oct. 2,
13:00, at the VLA site, 50 miles
West of Socorro on Highway 60
- Vendor setup: October 2, from 15:00 to 17:00
- Food on site via Green's Kitchen
- Silent Auction
Swapfest and Tailgate
- Reserve tailgate spaces and indoor tables ($10 each)
- Set up beginning at 07:30 October 3rd
Braun, AC5BX, 722 California St., Socorro, NM 87801. Phone: 575/835-3456.
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