Hermon Hamfest 2024

Hermon Hamfest 2024

Mark your calendars for the 36th Annual Hermon Hamfest, hosted by the Pine State Amateur Radio Club. This year's event will take place on June 1, 2024, at Hermon High School in Hermon, Maine. Whether you're a seasoned ham radio operator or new to the hobby, this hamfest promises a day of learning, networking, and fun.

Event Details:

  • Date: June 1, 2024
  • Location: Hermon High School, 2415 Route 2, Hermon, ME 04401
  • Sponsor: Pine State Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.940 / 136.5
  • Public Contact: Jerry Burns, K1GUP

Schedule and Admission:

  • Time:
    • 7:00 AM for tailgaters
    • 8:00 AM for general admission
  • Admission:
    • $5.00 per person (free for children 12 and under)
    • Exam fee: $15.00 (no admission fee required if attending only for the exam)
  • License Testing: All classes of license testing at 10:00 AM (pre-registration required via hamstudy.org)

Activities and Highlights:

  • License Testing: Ensure you register in advance as no walk-ins will be accepted. Contact Pete Bither, AI1O, for pre-registration details.
  • Great Food: Enjoy delicious food throughout the event.
  • 50/50 Raffle: Participate in the raffle for a chance to win cash prizes.
  • Door Prizes: Enter to win various door prizes.
  • Tailgating: Browse and buy amateur radio equipment and accessories from other enthusiasts.
  • QCWA Meeting: The Quarter Century Wireless Association meeting will be held at a local restaurant at 1:00 PM, following the hamfest.
  • Antenna Launcher Competition: Show off your skills in this fun competition.

Directions and Additional Information:

  • Address: 2415 US-2, Hermon, ME 04401
  • Talk-In: Use the 146.940 -0.600 offset and a 136.5 tone for communication during the event.
  • Contact: For any questions, contact Jerry Burns at the details provided above.

Rain or shine, the Hermon Hamfest is a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow amateur radio enthusiasts, gain new knowledge, and enjoy a variety of activities. Don't miss out on this exciting event!

For more details and updates, visit the Pine State Amateur Radio Club’s website. We look forward to seeing you there!

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