Update May 29th, 2015


I apologize for the late notice, but I just got back from another trip
to D.C. on behalf of our HR-1301 effort and was unable to get to the
listing until today.

This weekend is a busy weekend for Hamfests as we have one in each

Tomorrow, Saturday, May 30th is the annual Bergen Amateur Radio
Association (BARA) Spring Hamfest.

Located at:
Westwood High School
701 Ridgewood Rd.
Township of Washington 07676

8:00 AM till 2:00 PM

Rain or Shine- the Hamfest will have Indoor spaces and Outdoor
Tailgating spaces.

Amateur Testing: Technician thru Extra class exams – 8:00 am –
10:00 am
Please bring Photo ID and if previously licensed your original FCC
license and a photo-copy. The fee for Amateur license testing is

DXCC Card Checking courtesy of North Jersey DX Association

Lots of Parking
Lots of great Bargains and Goodies.
The Hamfest is open for vendors at 6AM, and at 8AM for buyers.
Refreshments – Breakfast and Lunch
Talk-in on 146.19/79 Repeater PL 141.3 & 146.52 Simplex

For more information go to the club website: www.bara.org

Stop by the club table and say hi to Vice-Director Bill Hudzik W2UDT
and myself.  See you tomorrow!

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On Sunday, May 31st is the Mt. Beacon ARC Spring Hamfest


Employee’s Recreation Center (near Downstate Correctional Facility)
83 Red Schoolhouse Rd (County Route 36), Fishkill NY 12524
(At the intersection of Old Bedford Lane and Red Schoolhouse Road)
Parking on Red Schoolhouse Road is allowed, but be sure to park beyond
the white line to ensure traffic safety and avoid ticketing.

Talk-in on 146.97 –600 (tone 100)

For More Info Contact
Adam Nowik, KC2DAA
(845) 849-3666
or go to the club website:  http://wr2abb.org/home/

FCC Exams—All License Classes!
Registration: 9am to 10am
Bring photo ID, original & photo copies of both your Amateur Radio
license and/or any CSCE’s, if any.

Indoor & Outdoor Location!
Non-Ham Spouses & Kids FREE!
Doors open: 8am to 2pm

See you there!  If you see me, please stop and say hello.

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Also on Sunday, May 31st is the annual Hall of Science ARC Spring

There will be a raffle drawing for a Flex 1500 SDR QRP radio donated by
Flex Radio Systems.  Drawing on May 31, 2015 at 1 PM
Winner need not be present to win for this prize only

Sellers setup starts at 7:30 and doors open to buyers at 9.00 AM.
NEW Free admission for new members joining at the hamfest.
Fully equipped food truck with hot food, coffee and soda.

Ham Radio Dealer KJI Electronics will be coming.
Door prizes and handouts donated by: ARRL, CQ Communications, Icom,
Nuts & Volts Magazine, Servo Magazine, MFJ Enterprises, Dave Schneider
Parts, RF Adapter Guy

Location at the New York Hall of Science Museum Parking Lot.
47-01 111th Street
Flushing Meadow
Corona Park, Queens NY.

Free Parking
Tune up clinic
ARRL DXCC card checker
ARRL Information
(Separate museum admission $6.00 with Hamfest ticket or from 10 AM to
11 AM come in FREE. Can re-enter later. )

For more information go to the club website at:


Please remember to bring the following: two pieces of identification
(one with a photo), your original license and a copy of it, any
original Certificates of Successful Completion of Examination (CSCE’s)
and copies of them.

Also remember to bring the proper fee in check made out to ARRL VEC or
exact change (NOTE: the 2015 fee remains at $15.00).  The HOSARC VE
Team will supply the FCC Form 605.

NOTE: Pre-registration is NOT required for the VE session.  Hamfest
exams start at 10:00 and walk-ins may register up until 11:00.

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Have a great weekend!  Hope to see you at one of these event.

73 de Mike N2YBB

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