58th AARA HAMFEST 2018
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
March 9 & 10, 2018
Friday, March 9, 2018
Time and Forum assignments are still under construction -
Check Forum Page for updates.
Saturday, March 10 (Forums - To be held in the Green Room - Times & Position subject to change. Check website for updates.
Green Room A Green Room B
|Louisiana Council of Amateur Radio Operators - Matt Anderson KD5KNZ|| 0900
|AMSAT - Nick Pugh K5QXJ|
|1000 - 1030||:30 minute break||1000 -1030||:30 minute break|
|Louisiana ARES|| 1030
|Louisiana Contest Club|
|1130-1200||:30 minute break||1130 -1200||:30 minute break|
|ARRL - David Norris K5UZ - Delta Division Director|| 1200
|YAESU Repeater Forum|
|1230 - 1330||BINGO ROOM - SKYWARN - Roger Erickson KD5BUI - NWS Lake Charles|
BOWL ROOM - VE Testing - Saturday 0900
Click here for more information http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/vetesting.htm
DXCC CARD CHECKING
Saturday, March 10, 2018 (Schedule) Times and schedule listed below may not be correct at this time - Check out our website for details.
0700 - 0800 Dealer & Flea Market setup
0700 RV Park Registration Open
0700 Breakfast for Table Holders Only
0700 Registration Desk Opens
0800 Hamfest re-opens to General Public
0800 Café CQ – Opens for Breakfast
0830-1200 Bingo by Sandra Allen - XYL of John Allen NŘJA and Ramona Jobe KG5HNO
0900 - 1030 ARRL VE Testing – by Greg K5LFT (Fish Bowl Room). Please bring copies of FCC License (no copy machine on site), Photo ID, CSCE’s and $15.00 cash.
1050 - 1200 Go-Kit Owners Table Display & Q&A
1100 Café CQ Opens for lunch
1100 Fox Hunt Nick Pugh K5QXJ - (Bring your Fox Hunting equipment and see who is best).
1250 - 1400 QRP Rig & Go-Kit owners table display & Q&A
1400 Grand prize drawings
1500 Hamfest closes
See rules: http://www.arrl.org/dxcc-field-checking
DXCC CARD CHECKING- Saturday all day by Bobby Baker WM5H of Monroe, Louisiana - Cell 318-732-9239
CAFE CQ MENU (Refreshments)
Friday Noon - Shrimp Fettuccine for workers & dealers / vendors.
The cost will be between $10-$12 per plate with drinks also available for
Friday Night (6:00 PM)- BOILED Crawfish (Pre-registration Only - see website) $24.00 = 4 pounds crawfish, 2 potatoes and 1 corn
$8.00 Chicken & Sausage Gumbo with potato salad
$7.00 Chicken & Sausage Gumbo w/o potato salad
Saturday Breakfast (0830) Nigh
$3.50 Egg and sausage sandwiches
$3.00 Egg sandwich
$150 Sausage biscuit
$ .50 Biscuits
Saturday Lunch (1200)
$9.00 BBQ pork steak plate lunch with rice, dressing beans, potato salad and slice of bread.
$3.00 BBQ Burger
$8.00 Chicken & sausage gumbo with potato salad
$7.00 Chicken & sausage gumbo w/o potato salad
Catering by Chris Trahan - firstname.lastname@example.org
Coffee, Soft Drinks, Iced Tea & Water Available All Day
Friday and Saturday schedules may change as Hamfest date gets closer. Please check back often.
Check our website for more information and updates at: