Hamfest 2018

An ARRL Sanctioned Event Presented by the Oro Valley Amateur Radio Club

November 10, 2018

Marana Middle School

11285 West Grier Road

Marana Arizona 85653

Gates open at 7:00 AM (5:00am for sellers) and close at 1:00 PM 

Admission:  $5.00 includes a bottle of water.  Children under 12 admitted free when accompanied by a paid adult.

Seller: $10 per space includes seller 

Students with valid AZ school ID are admitted free

 

Pre-registration for the VE testing is preferred but not required.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

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Talk in on the OVARC Repeater System

Announcements at the hamfest will be broadcast on 146.56 simplex

Per AZ State Law, no smoking or firearms are permitted on school property including parking areas. 
 

Download Hamfest PDF Flyer

 

 
 

2017 Hamfest Seminar Schedule

2017 Seminar Schedule

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8:00 – 8:55

An Introduction to the digital mode FT8,

Jay Baack N1RWY

Loop Antennas,,

George Cooley NG7A

Lightning Protection,,

Tom Fagan K7DF

9:00 – 9:55

Batteries for Remote Operation,

Jay Baack N1RWY

Stealth Antennas,

Carl Foster KB7AZ

Shack Grounding,,

Tom Fagan K7DF

10:00 – 10:55

Troubleshooting Interference at Mountaintop

Repeater Sites,

Greg Ryan N7GCR

Section Manager’s Workshop,,

Rick Paquette W7RP

FCC License Testing,

Quinton Gleason NU7Y

11:00 – 11:55  HEMP Protection,

Don Cox K6QZL

Emergency Communication Protocols,

George James KD7XP

Download Seminar brochure here

Directions to the Oro Valley Hamfest

Directions to Marana Middle School

Additional information