2015 Socorro Hamfest
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 3, 2015


Sponsored by:

Socorro Amateur Radio Association,
Tech Amateur Radio Association,
City of Socorro, Yaesu
and the
Vertu Fine Art Gallery

The Socorro Hamfest is sanctioned by the American Radio Relay League.

October 4 , 2015

2015 SARA/TARA Hamfest Flyer


Free Admission  Tailgating  Swap Tables  Grand Prizes  Silent Auction
Door Prizes  Forums 

Demonstrations 

Banquet  Arts/Crafts
 Friends Donuts/Coffee   Breakfast/Lunch SARA Hams
 

Talk-in on 146.68-; 100 Hz PL
and
W5AQA D-Star 444.500 linked to 055A


When and where


SARA/TARA Hamfest Banquet


Prizes

  • 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.

  • Half-Hourly Prizes  

    • SARA Canned Hams
    • ARRL Publications (Antenna Book, Repeater Directories, ...)
    • 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

Forums 

  • 08:00 Using HRD
  • 09:00 ARRL
  • 10:00 Seminar (TBD)
  • 10:00 State ARES/RACES meeting
  • 12:30 D-STAR Admins

Other Activities

  • 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)
    • online
    • mail-in
  • Set up beginning at 07:30 October 3rd  

Questions?

  • Al Braun, AC5BX, 722 California St., Socorro, NM 87801. Phone: 575/835-3456. E-mail:   

 

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