[AARA] AARA News

Herman Campbell kn5grk at lusfiber.net
Mon Jan 6 16:15:52 CST 2014


*AARA 2012  54th Annual Hamfest - Delta Division Convention - Rayne, 
Louisiana - - March 14 & 15
*


      The Annual AARA Hamfest in Rayne, Louisiana is approaching fast once again and everyone in the AARA Club would like to welcome you back to South Louisiana. This year our hamfest  will be hosting the ARRL Delta Division Convention. We look forward to having a full house and want to invite you back as part of the festivities here in South Louisiana. The dates for this year are March 14th and 15th, 2014.
      We will once again be having a Fais-Do-Do (dance) with the Texas Ham Playboys and a Crawfish Boil on Friday night. Saturday will be filled with plenty to do for everyone. Bingo will once again be offered, while many vendors and swap tables will be filled with everything "hams" could imagine. There will also be various forums and presentations throughout the day. Included in this email is a flyer for the Hamfest with all of the information, so check it out!
      Those persons that had tables at last years AARA Hamfest will have priority to tables this year
and we would like to extend our appreciation to you by offering you first chance at reserving your table(s) for this coming year. If you would like to reserve a table(s), please let us know before January 20, 2014 since that is the date that swap tables will be available to the general public. We will reserve your spot until January 20, 2014, after that time, we will make all available tables available to "anyone...anywhere".*So get 'em while you can!*
      Check out our website which has most of the information you may need,Flyer, Ticket Information, Pre-registration, Accommodations, etc.  Check out the website on occasions as there may be some changes. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at the hamfest.

Our website is:
*http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/*
Pre-registration Forms in Adobe .PDF or MS Word .doc can be found along with other forms.

      Remember, you have priority until January 20, 2014, so get those reservations in ASAP! We look forward to seeing you again this Year!
*                             Hamfest Flyer*
*http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/Files/AARA%20Hamfest%20Flyer.pdf*
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*         ATTENTION:  All AARA Members and Perspective Members*

      Our membership drive is on, if you have not paid your 2014-2015 membership dues, it is time
to get them in.  Club officers will be elected at the February 6th meeting.  You must be a paid
member to vote or run for office.
      You can download a Membership Application at:
*http://www.w5ddl.org/aara_membership_appl.pdf*
      Fill it out and return it to the address listed on the form ASAP.

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Official SELARC Logo 	

*/33rd Annual Hammond Hamfest /*

Saturday, January 18, 2014

*/SAME Location, /* */NEW Hotel Name!!/*

*
MAGNUSON HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
2000 SOUTH MORRISON BLVD
HAMMOND, LA 70403
*
*985-345-0556
GROUP NAME: HAMFEST
*
Mention the group name when making reservations (by phone only) to get 
the *special rate of $60* plus tax per day. Dates available are 
1/16/2014-1/19/2014.Rooms at this rate are limited.

(Take Exit #28 from I-55, Hamfest Hotel is at 2nd Traffic Light)

	

Link to ARRL <http://www.arrl.org/> *
DELTA DIVISION*

**

*/FREE admission and FREE parking/*

*Doors Open 8:00am  -  Main Prize Drawings 1:30pm*

Hourly Prize Drawings

VE Test Session (La Veranda Room)

*8:30am: *Registration Begins - Test Fee $15 cash, photo ID, copy of 
license or CSCE
  Testing Begins Following Registration

TYRONE BURNS VE Liason, n5xes at arrl.net <mailto:n5xes at arrl.net>

Forum Schedule (Pontchartrain Room)

*9***:00 - 10:00am:  LCARC **
****MATT ANDERSON KD5KNZ, LA Council ARC Chairman <mailto:kd5knz at gmail.com>

**10:00 - 11:00am:  TBA**

**11:00 - 12:00noon: ARRL/ARES ** **Region 9**

JIM COLEMAN,  LA Section Manager <mailto:ai5b at arrl.net>
ROGER FARBE,  LA ARES SEC <mailto:n5nxl at bellsouth.net>

**12:15 - 1:15pm: Ham Radio Technical Topic***s*

RAY MAY,K5AZU <mailto:k5azu at yahoo.com>

Dealers  &  Vendors

Click to Download Applications as*DOC file 
<http://www.selarc.org/Vendorapplication.doc>or HTM file 
<http://www.selarc.org/Vendorapplication.htm>***

** *Regal-Brown, Inc*. 
<http://www.regalbrown.com/COMMUNICATIONEQUIPMENT.aspx>

*Palmetto Antennas* <http://www.palmettoantennas.com>

*MCM Computers* <http://www.manta.com/c/mmf3yw9/mcm-computers>

*Hub City Amateur Radio Sales* <http://hubcityamateurradiosales.com/>

*K5SVC Tubes & Parts* <mailto:k5svc at natchez.net>

Swap Tables

Click to Download Applications as*DOC file 
<http://www.selarc.org/Hamfesttables.doc>or HTM file 
<http://www.selarc.org/Hamfesttables.htm>*

Good Food


  /***  Main Prize Drawings /***

*Grand Prize *

*Icom IC-7200 HF Transceiver (160 - 10 Meters)**/6m**, 2-100W, 201 
Memory Channels*

*Receiver 0.03-60MHz DSP, USB Port & Audio In/Out*

*Second Prize*

Icom IC-V80002 Meter FM 75W Mobile Xcvr, 207 Memory Channels

Front Panel Speaker, Weather Alert Scan, DTMF Encoder

with Workman UV325 Dual Band Antenna & PM5NMO 5" Mag Mount

*Third Prize*

*MFJ-259B 1.8 - 170 MHz Antenna Analyzer *

*SWR, Complex RF Impedance, Resistance & Reactance,*

*Cable loss, Frequency Counter and more, LCD Display*

*Fourth Prize*

Icom IC-V80Sport 2 Meter FM 5W Handheld, 207 Memory Channels

  Weather Alert Scan, CTCSS/DTCS, Uses 6 AA Alkaline Batteries

Want to see the Prizes? Just click here. 
<http://www.selarc.org/Hamfestprizes.htm>

Contact Table ManagerJim Valega WB5LSH <mailto:wb5lsh at arrl.net> or Any 
SELARC Officer!!!
Return to*SELARC Homepage <http://www.selarc.org/>*

**

*/SELARC Repeaters
/*147.000 (-600) WB5NET PL 107.2
145.130 (-600) WB5NET  PL 107.2
444.250 (+5) WB5NET PL 107.2

Updated: January 5, 2014



  

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