Hamfest at the Shore

Hamfest at the Shore

Get ready to dive into the fascinating world of amateur radio at the Hamfest at the Shore, proudly presented by the Old Barney Amateur Radio Club. This event is scheduled for a day of dynamic activities, learning opportunities, and community gathering on May 11, 2024, at the Surf City Firehouse on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.

Event Details

  • Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • Time: Event timings not specified
  • Location: Surf City Firehouse, 713 Long Beach Island, Surf City, NJ
  • Admission: Information on admission fees was not provided
  • Website: Visit Hamfest at the Shore

What to Expect

Hamfest at the Shore is your gateway to exploring the depths of amateur radio. Whether you're looking to upgrade your equipment, learn from seasoned hams, or connect with other radio enthusiasts, this hamfest has something for everyone.

  • Vendors and Exhibits: The fest will feature a variety of tables both inside and outside, offering a range of items from amateur radio equipment to unique finds. Vendors interested in setting up at the event can download the application form from the hamfest website.

  • Food and Refreshments: Enjoy delicious food available on-site, perfect for keeping you energized throughout the event.

  • Educational Opportunities: Engage with experts and gain valuable insights into the world of amateur radio. The event promises to be an excellent learning experience for amateurs and seasoned users alike.

Special Features

  • Talk-In Station: The hamfest provides a talk-in station on frequency 146.835 (PL 127.3) to assist attendees in locating the venue or for any inquiries on the day of the event.

  • Community and Networking: This is a fantastic opportunity to meet other amateur radio enthusiasts, exchange knowledge, and build friendships within the community.

Supporting the Future of Amateur Radio

The Old Barney Amateur Radio Club is committed to fostering the growth of amateur radio. The club was recently awarded a grant by the ARRL Foundation to support the Southern Regional HS Amateur Radio Club. This initiative will help educate students about amateur radio, covering various aspects from basic operations to emergency communications, enriching their STEM education.

Plan Your Visit

Make sure to mark your calendar for this enriching event that promises to be both informative and enjoyable. Whether you are a seasoned ham or just curious about the hobby, Hamfest at the Shore offers a welcoming environment for everyone to learn, share, and celebrate the spirit of amateur radio.

Join us for a day filled with exciting activities, great food, and excellent company at Hamfest at the Shore!

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