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Lincoln Amateur Radio Club

PO Box 5006
Lincoln, NE
68505-0006

Phone: 402-770-9157

www.lincolnhamfest.org

Lincoln Hamfest 2014!

Greetings all!
Announcing the ARRL Nebraska State Convention for 2014, the Lincoln Hamfest! Sponsored by the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club.

The 2014 ARRL Nebraska State Convention/Lincoln Hamfest will be held on Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at the Lancaster Events Center at 84th & Havelock in Lincoln. Hours will be from 8:30 am until 2:00 pm. Flea market setup will be Friday 4pm to 8pm & Saturday at 7:30am. Commercial setup will start on Friday from 3pm to 8pm. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day (but you need to be present to win)! There is abundant and FREE PARKING. RV Parking is also available for a small fee. Vendors will be present, so plan accordingly…you never know what new treasure you might find!

Programs and forums will be presented throughout the day as well.

 

 

ARRL Nebraska State Convention 2014

ARRL

Nebraska State Convention

“End of Winter Hamfest”

Hosted by the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Flea Market – Forums – FCC Testing

 On-going Tech Demos

Lancaster County Event Center
84th and Havelock Ave., Lincoln, NE

Hours

General Adm. Saturday 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Flea Market setup starts at 7:30AM Saturday
Commercial Vendors only will be allowed into the facility starting at 2:00 PM and Flee Market tables can start setting up at 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday, March 14th, 2014.

 

CONVENTION FLYER

View 2014 convention flyer!

CONFIRMED  EXHIBITORS

WBØW
D & L Antennas
Creative Edge Monograms
Q-ES (Quality Electronic Supply)

Arrow Antennas
, DIT And Dash

FORUMS, FUN AND TEST SESSIONS

10:00am –  VE Exams 

10:00am -  Digital Techniques by W1LXE Bill Lyons

11:00am -   Logbook of the World (LoTW) by NN1N Dave Patton

12:00pm -  Nebraska ARRL Officials Meeting in Nebraska  Room

  1:00pm -  ARRL Members meeting in Nebraska Room

  

TECHNICAL SESSIONS AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Be sure to visit these Demonstrations held throughout the day:


Packet Cluster
Winlink 2000
APRS
EchoLink
IRLP
WSPR
PSK31

GREAT HOURLY PRIZES!

Drawings every 15 minutes for lots of other neat stuff! 

Grand Prize Drawing at 2:15 PM

 You MUST be present to win all prizes!

ADMISSION AND TABLE PRICES

Entry for those 18 and over will be $8.00 per person and will include 1 raffle ticket.
Additional raffle tickets can be purchased at the convention for $1.00 each.
No charge for anyone under 18.

Admission for LARC members is $5.00 per member and will also get 1 Raffle ticket.

8 ft. flea market tables – $10.00 each 

 Pre-registration is encouraged. New in 2014 will be express lane, so make sure you pre-register so your not waiting in line.

 Join the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club Now! Enjoy all the benefits of membership!
LARC Membership is only $15.00/year!
To join, Click the PayPal Link Below

PayPal is available for convention registration, flea market tables, and LARC dues payments.


Click on the PayPal logo below to go to our online registration page.

General Manager – Reynolds Davis, KØGND
Treasurer – Greg Brown, KTØK
Secretary – Heather Poysa, KDØBXA
TALK-IN KØKKV 146.16/76
D-Star 145.25(-)
APRS beacon on 144.39

FREE PARKING

200 RV CAMPER HOOKUPS

Convention flyer, registration forms, and the latest info about the 2014 Nebraska ARRL Convention can be found by clicking on the appropriate tabs on the top of this page.

 

Convention Support and Donations by the Following:

 

Arrow Antenna Logo

 

 

Please support these generous sponsors!

 

 

Camper Hookups

Want another option for accomodations for the Hamvention?

Do you have an RV?

Lancaster Events Center has camper hookups for $20 – reserve at http://www.lancastereventcenter.com

Our Grand Prize for 2014!

Grand Prizes for the 2014 Lincoln Hamfest.

We have Great Prizes to give away, so make sure to stick around until 2:15 PM for your chance to win one of these, because you MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

1.  Yaesu FT-7900 Mobile 2m/70cm Radio.

2.  Microsoft Surface Tablet Computer,  32GB Memory.

3.  Flex -1500 SDR Radio.

See Ticket Sellers on the floor to purchase additional chances to win.

 

Setup Times

Vendors will be allowed into the facility to set up from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, March 14th, 2014.

Lancaster Event Center Arena is Secured this year, no worry about anyone coming in while unattended.

 

Flea Market tables will be permitted to set up starting Saturday morning at 7:30 AM.

Lincoln Convention Hotel – Ask for the ARRL Convention Discount (Staybridge Suites)

Warm. Welcome. Home-Like. Comfortable. Casual. Community. Inviting. Thoughtful. Fresh Approach.