The 40th Annual and Original
CHARLESTON HAMFEST, COMPUTER SHOW
and ARRL 2013 State Convention
This Hamfest is considered a family affair. C.A.R.S. reserves the right to eject any inappropriate materials from the premises. C.A.R.S. is not responsible for theft or accidents occurring at the Hamfest site.
Doors open at 8:00 AM and close at 3:00 PM. Dealers will be able to set up from 5 to 9 PM Friday and after 6:30 AM Saturday.
Armory Park Community Center, 5000 Lackawanna Blvd., N. Charleston, SC (32.885° N, 79.993° W).
Exit 213 off I-26, East Montague Ave. Improved Facilities. Close to Tanger Mall.
The WA4USN linked Repeater System (146.790- No Tone Charleston, 146.940- Tone 123.0 Summerville and 147.045+ Tone 103.5 St. George). Other area repeaters are 145.450-, 146.760-, 147.180+, 147.270+, 147.300+, 147.345+, 443.800+, and 444.825+ (all with Tone 123.0) and 147.150+ Tone 91.5
Pre-registered - $10.00 per 8ft table. At the door - $12.00 per table, if available. Chairs - $2.00 each.
Tailgating fee is $8.00 (must purchase admission ticket).
No camping facilities available. Self Contained Only parking available.
Grand Prize: $400.00, Second Prize: $200.00, Third Prize: $100.00. Prizes will be drawn at 2:00 PM. You need not be present to win. Door prizes will be given away during the day, must be present to win.
Tickets will be sold Saturday morning at the door. Admission $5.00 (includes 1 prize ticket). Additional prize tickets - $1 each or 6 for $5. Children under 12 admitted free.
Light breakfast plus world famous C.A.R.S. Dogs and BBQ Sandwiches available for lunch.
FORUMS (ARRL, Natural Disasters, etc.), BINGO for spouses and harmonics.
Forum and Activity Schedule:
10:00 AM BINGO
10:00 AM ARRL Presentations
Roanoke Division Report, Dr. James Boehner, N2ZZ, Vice Director
South Carolina Section Manager's Report, Marc Tarplee, N4UFP, Section Manager
ARRL Report, Sean Kutzko, KX9X, Contest Branch Manager
12:00 AM Weather Related Presentation
1:00 PM VE Exams
ARRL VE exams will be given on site. Please bring your Social Security Number, original and copy of your amateur license (if licensed) and any CSCE’s you have, $15 fee, and two ID’s, one with a photo. Testing begins at 1:00pm on a WALK-IN basis. Call KT4YW, Sheila, at (843) 871-4368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
AC & DC Electronics
Atlantic Custom Embroidery, LLC
Blue Collar Ants
dBj Radio & Electronics, LLC
Point of Contact:
Jenny Myers, WA4NGV, 2630 Dellwood Avenue, N. Charleston, SC 29405-6814 (843) 747-2324 or email: email@example.com
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