2014 Socorro Hamfest
8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday, October 18, 2014
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 24, 2014
Many thanks to all of you who attended the 2014 SARA/TARA Hamfest.
Talk-in on 146.68-; 100 Hz PL
444.500 linked to 055A
When and where
- When? Saturday,
October 18 th, 08:00-14:00 MDT
NM Fire Fighter's
- No overnight RV parking at
the hamfest site
- Walk-ins will be accommodated as long as seats/meals are available.
- Time: 18:00 on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Location: Bodega Burger Co. (map)
- Cost: $20.00
Speaker: Don Scott, N5UJT - "Why Can't We Just Communicate"
Arrangements will be made to deliver prizes not clained at the hamfest.
Need not be present to win. Grand prize winners will be announced here within 24 hours of drawings.
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 - - Hallway #2, Classrooms A & B
Last minute changes have necessitated reassigning locations for forums. Please check schedules at the hamfest on Saturday morning for the locations for forums. Thank you.
- 08:00 Mesh Networking Overview
- 09:00 ARRL
- 10:00 Mesh Networking Hands-on
- 11:00 State ARES/RACES meeting
- 12:30 D-STAR Admins
- Vendor setup: 16:00 - 17:45 October 17th
- Ham's Tour of the VLA: Friday, Oct.
17th, 13:00, at the VLA site, 50 miles west of Socorro on Hwy. 60.
- Silent Auction
Swapfest and Tailgate
- Reserve tailgate spaces and indoor tables ($10 each)
- Set up beginning at 07:30 October 17th
year several area artists and craftspersons will have tables at the
SARA/TARA Hamfest. This will be an opportunity for all to stock up on
fine arts notes and Christmas cards, crafts and jewelry.
Braun, AC5BX, 722 California St., Socorro, NM 87801. Phone: 575/835-3456.
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