Announcing the ARRL Nebraska State Convention for 2015, the Lincoln Hamfest! Sponsored by the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club.
The 2015 ARRL Nebraska State Convention/Lincoln Hamfest will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Lancaster Events Center at 84th & Havelock in Lincoln. Hours will be from 8:30 am until 2:00 pm. Commercial & flea market setup will be Friday 2pm – 5pm & Saturday at 7:30am. New this year there will be security officers through out the evening into Saturday morning. 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.
Nebraska State Convention
“End of Winter Hamfest”
Hosted by the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Flea Market – Forums – FCC Testing
On-going Tech Demos
Lancaster County Event Center
84th and Havelock Ave., Lincoln, NE
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 21, 2015.
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:
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 2015 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 – Connie Zehr, NØGMA
TALK-IN KØKKV 146.16/76
APRS beacon on 144.39
200 RV CAMPER HOOKUPS
Convention flyer, registration forms, and the latest info about the 2015 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:
Please support these generous sponsors!
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
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.
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.