Louisiana Delta Carter Strong 4nd Annual Hamfest

Louisiana Delta Carter Strong 4nd Annual Hamfest

Calling all amateur radio enthusiasts! The Louisiana Delta Radio Club is excited to invite you to the 4th Annual Carter Strong Hamfest. This event, a highlight in the amateur radio calendar, promises a day filled with radio fun, learning, and community engagement. Mark your calendars for June 1, 2024, and get ready to join us at the Barak Shriners Lodge in Monroe, LA.

Event Details:

  • Date: June 1, 2024
  • Location: Barak Shriners Lodge, 6620 Frontage Rd., Monroe, LA 71201
  • Website: kc5dr.org
  • Sponsor: Louisiana Delta Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 147.135 127.3
  • Public Contact: Joseph Holland, KB5VJY
    • Address: 6019 New Natchitoches Rd., West Monroe, LA 71292
    • Phone: 1-318-348-0153
    • Email: kb5vjy@gmail.com

Event Highlights:

  • Vendor Exhibits: Browse through a variety of amateur radio equipment, parts, and accessories. Discover great deals and hard-to-find items.
  • License Testing: Get your amateur radio license or upgrade your existing one with VE testing available on-site.
  • Raffle and Door Prizes: Participate in exciting raffles and stand a chance to win fantastic door prizes.
  • Food and Refreshments: Enjoy delicious food and beverages available for purchase throughout the event.
  • Networking Opportunities: Meet fellow hams, share your experiences, and expand your amateur radio network.

Club Background:

The Louisiana Delta Radio Club, based out of West Monroe, LA, is an ARRL-affiliated club with around 50 members. The club operates five repeaters, a portable tower, an APRS network, and various other equipment. Established in 2013, the club fulfills a vital role in the community, working closely with the Louisiana ARES organization and the Office of Homeland Security. They offer communications support for numerous activities, including Parks on the Air.

Directions and Parking:

The Barak Shriners Lodge is conveniently located off the Frontage Road in Monroe, LA. Ample parking is available for all attendees. For detailed directions, visit the Louisiana Delta Radio Club website.

Contact Information:

For more information or to have your questions answered, contact Joseph Holland at the details provided above.

Join us for a day of radio fun, learning, and community at the Louisiana Delta Carter Strong 4th Annual Hamfest. Whether you’re a seasoned amateur radio operator or new to the hobby, this event offers something for everyone. We look forward to seeing you there! For more details and to stay updated, visit kc5dr.org.

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