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HAMFEST INFO

2023 Orange Hamfest
Orange, Texas
SAT Feb 25, 2023


HOSTED BY:
Orange ARC, Jefferson County ARC, and Beaumont ARC


VENUE: Orange County Convention & Expo Center
11475 FM-1442
Orange, TX 77632

I-10, exit 869.

https://tinyurl.com/OrangeConvCtr-OrangeTX/


PUBLIC HOURS: Saturday, 02-25-2023, 7:30am to 2:00pm


DIRECTIONS:
I-10, exit 869.
Go SOUTH on FM-1442.
Go 1/2 mile.
Orange Co. Convention and Expo Center will be on the right.


GPS COORDINATES:
30 07.28N 93 52.92W
30.1244 -93.8922


GOOGLE MAP AND DIRECTIONS FROM YOUR STARTING POINT:
https://www.google.com/maps/dir//”/@30.1208104,-93.9517098,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x863952c16b95ec97:0x6c6059f784b89da4!2m2!1d-93.8816688!2d30.120829!3e0

 

TALK-IN: 147.180 MHz +600 (PL 103.5)

EVENT SCHEDULE: 
6:00am – Setup, Dealers & Tailgating
7:30am — Hamfest opens for flea market, dealers & tailgating
9:00am – Programs and Forums begin.
10:00am — VE Testing (Agri-Life Room)
1:30pm – Grand Prize Drawings
2:00pm — Close


FEES:
Admission – $10.00 per person (age 12 & younger are free).
Dealer tables – $15.00 ea
Flea market tables – $15.00 ea
Tailgate spaces – Free – (limited spaces available).


FORUMS: 
09:00am-10:00am – ARES Current Issues
Lee Cooper W5LHC, Vice Director, West Gulf Div.

 

09:00am-10:00am – Radio & Electronics Technology of WWII
Steve Gomez KE5O

 

10:00am-11:00am – ARRL Current Issues
John Robert Stratton N5AUS, Director, West Gulf Div.
Lee Cooper W5LHC, Vice Director, West Gulf Div.
Stuart Wolfe KF5NIX, Mgr, South Texas Section

10:00am-11:00am – What They Don’t Want You To Know About Strategies
for POTA, Field Day, or Other Contests!
Phillip Baugh KI5OLV

11:00am-12:00pm – New Concepts in Portable and Emergency Power for
Amateur Radio
Rick Beaulieu KG5AOK

 

INFORMATION:

https://www.qsl.net/w5nd/index_files/HAMFEST%20INFO/hamfest%20info.htm

http://arrl.org/hamfests/orange-texas-hamfest-2023

https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/2023-orange-texas-hamfest-saturday-february-25-2023.843718/

Public Contact: 
Rocky Wilson, N5MTX
3736 Third Avenue
Orange, TX 77630
(409) 988-8906

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