March 10 & 11, 2017

Friday, March 10
0830 ICS - 100, 200, 700 Training - Free (25 seats available) Pre-registration required - Contact Glen at:  kf5fnp@cox.net
0900 Dealer & Swap/Flea Market Setup
0900 RV Park open - (Sign in at Front Desk)
1200 Pick up Pre-registration packets - (front Desk)
1200 Plate lunches served for workers & dealers / vendors
1500 – 2000 Registration and Hamfest Opens to General Public - New Time
1800 Crawfish Boil – Other refreshments on site (see menu below)
1800 Fais-Do-Do Music by local DJ
1900 Friday Prize Drawing
2000 Hamfest Closes 

Saturday, March 11 (Forums - To be held in the Green Room - Times & Position subject to change.  Check website for updates.
                                                                Green Room A                                                                                                    Green Room B 
 0830 Basic Backyard HF Antennas - Dave Redfern N4ELM   0830 AMSAT - Nick Pugh K5QXJ
 0930 SDR Receivers in the Ham Shack - Chuck Morrison N5WE &
     Jean Boudreaux W5JAB
 0930 ARRL Delta Division - Ed Hare W1RFI - RFI Causes &  
                                        Cures
 1030 Louisiana Contest Club - Marsh Stewart KA5M  1030  Louisiana ARES - Scott Wren KD5DFL
 1130-1230  SKYWARN - ED Roy WA5TNK  1130 Raspberry PI APRS - Kris Wotipka KD5QYV
     1230 Louisiana Council of Amateur Radio Clubs - Matt
     Anderson KD5KNZ
 1230 BINGO ROOM - Yaesu DR-1 System Fusion

Saturday, March 12 (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
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 Owners Table Display & Q&A
1400               Grand prize drawings
1500               Hamfest closes    

CAFE CQ MENU (Refreshments)  

Friday Noon - Shrimp Fettuccini plate lunch with green beans and corn. $7.00 - served for workers & dealers / vendors.
Friday Night - BOILED Crawfish (Pre Order Only - see website), Crawfish dip $.50, Chicken & Sausage Gumbo $6.00, Shrimp Fettuccine with green beans and corn $7.00, Potato salad $1.50.
Saturday (Breakfast 0800) - Egg and sausage sandwiches $3.00, Egg sandwich $2.00, Sausage biscuit $1.50, Biscuits $.50.
Saturday (Lunch 1100) - BBQ burgers $3.00, BBQ Sausage poboys $4.00, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo $6.00, Shrimp Fettuccine with green beans and corn $7.00, Potato salad $1.50, Potato chips $.50..

Coffee, Soft Drinks, Iced Tea & Water Available All Day

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Ladies Hi Q SWEETS (AARA Club Ladies)

On Friday Evening & Saturday, the Hi Q Sweets Ladies will be serving a variety of Homemade Cookies, Cakes, Brownies, Fudge, etc.
                                                    Can Soft Drinks (regular and diet), Bottled Water and Coffee.

TAILGATING IS FREE !
Friday & Saturday in designated area in front main building parking lot.

ATM on Site

Friday and Saturday schedules may change as Hamfest date gets closer. Please check back often.

Check our website for more information and updates at:
http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/

Update: 3/8/2017