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    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font color="#f79646"><font
          style="font-size: 38pt" size="7"><b>2018 ORANGE HAMFEST</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font color="#000000"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>HOSTED BY</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font color="#000000"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>ORANGE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font color="#000000"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>AND</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font color="#000000"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>JEFFERSON COUNTY AMATEUR
            RADIO CLUB</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font color="#000000"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>-ARRL Sanctioned-</b></font></font></p>
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    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>Saturday, February 24th, 2018</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>7:30 AM to 2:00 pm</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>Orange County Convention & Expo
            Center</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>11475 FM 1442</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>Orange, Texas 77632</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>Exit 869 from either direction off
            IH-10</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>Coordinates: 30</b></font></font><font
        face="Symbol, serif"><font size="5"><b></b></font></font><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="5"><b>07.28’ N 093</b></font></font><font
        face="Symbol, serif"><font size="5"><b></b></font></font><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="5"><b>52.92’ W</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="5"><b>or lat 30.1244</b></font></font><font
        face="Symbol, serif"><font size="5"><b></b></font></font><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="5"><b> lon -93.8922</b></font></font><font
        face="Symbol, serif"><font size="5"><b></b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="4"><b>Talk-in Frequency 147.180 +600 PL 103.5</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="center"><b><font size="+2">Website: 
          <a moz-do-not-send="true"
href="http://www.qsl.net/w5nd/index_files/HAMFEST%20INFO/hamfest%20info.htm">http://www.qsl.net/w5nd/index_files/HAMFEST%20INFO/hamfest%20info.htm</a></font></b><br>
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    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>Event Fees:</b></font></font><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b> </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Admission- </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-left: 0.19in; margin-bottom: 0in"><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Adults $8.00 per person
          </b></font></font> </p>
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        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Children 12 yrs and
            younger Free</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Indoor Dealer/Vendor tables $15.00 ea </b></font></font>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Indoor Flea Market tables $15.00 ea </b></font></font>
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    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Outside Tailgate spaces (limited) Free </b></font></font>
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    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in; page-break-before: always"><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>Hamfest
            Schedule:</b></font></font><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b> </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Friday, February 23-</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b> 5:00-9:00 PM- Dealer, Vendor, and Flea Market
            setup</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b> 6:30 PM- Hamfest Dinner- $15/plate</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-left: 0.38in; margin-bottom: 0in"><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>All Hams and their
            family are invited to join us for dinner at the Expo Center
            the evening before the Hamfest. Featuring Bar-B-Que brisket,
            smoked boudain, links, and all the trimmings! No alcohol
            allowed.</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Saturday, February 24-</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.31in; margin-bottom:
      0in"> <font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>6:00-7:30 AM-
            Setup for Dealers, Vendors, and Flea Market </b></font></font>
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    <p style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.31in; margin-bottom:
      0in"> <font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>7:30 AM-
            Hamfest opens for attendees</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.31in; margin-bottom:
      0in"> <font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>8:00 AM-12 N-
            Forums and Presentations (topics and times may change)-</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>TIME</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>TOPIC</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>MEETING
                    ROOM</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>8:00-9:00
                    AM</b></font></font></p>
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          <td valign="TOP" width="400">
            <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Hurricane
                    Harvey Flooding Impact- Roger Erickson, National
                    Weather Service</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Dupont
                    Room</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>8:00-9:00
                    AM</b></font></font></p>
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            <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Amateur
                    Radio Intra-Operability Communications</b></font></font><font
                face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>, Paul Gilbert,
                    West Gulf Division Assistant Director for Public
                    Safety Communications</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Meeting
                    Room #2</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>9:00-10:00
                    AM</b></font></font></p>
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            <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>ARRL Forum-
                    Lee Cooper, Section Mgr.</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Dupont
                    Room</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>10:00-11:00
                    AM</b></font></font></p>
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            <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Successful
                    Communications Using ACE HF Propagation Software-
                    Bob Barth, Long Wave, Inc. </b></font></font> </p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Dupont
                    Room</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>10:00
                    AM</b></font></font></p>
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          <td width="400">
            <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>VE Testing*</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Meeting
                    Room #2</b></font></font></p>
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            <p align="CENTER"><a name="_GoBack"></a><font face="Calibri,
                serif"><font size="4"><b>11:00 AM-12 N</b></font></font></p>
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            <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Building
                    High-Capacity Emergency Portable Battery Power
                    Systems, Rick Beaulieu, OARC </b></font></font> </p>
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          <td width="141">
            <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Dupont
                    Room</b></font></font></p>
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    <p style="margin-left: 0.19in; margin-bottom: 0in"><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>*No pre-registration
            required for VE Testing. Bring the original and a copy of
            your current FCC License and any C.S.C.E’s, picture I.D.,
            and $15 testing fee.</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.31in; margin-bottom:
      0in"> <font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>1:30 PM-
            Grand Prize Drawings </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.31in; margin-bottom:
      0in"> <font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>2:00 PM-
            Close</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-left: 0.5in; text-indent: -0.31in; margin-bottom:
      0in"> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>Continuous Door Prize
            Drawings!!!</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Door Prize and Grand Prize Tickets: $1.00 each or
            6 for $5.00, 12 for $10.00, etc. </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Drawing for the Grand Prizes at 1:30 p.m. You NEED
            NOT BE PRESENT for the Grand Prize drawings; however, you
            MUST BE PRESENT for all door prize drawings. Door Prize
            tickets will be put back in for the Grand Prize Drawings.</b></font></font></p>
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              <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
                    size="4"><b>GREAT DOOR PRIZES!</b></font></font></p>
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            <td width="346">
              <p align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
                    size="4"><b>FANTASTIC GRAND PRIZES!</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Extech
                      EX420 Digital Multimeters</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Kenwood
                      TS-590SG HF/6M Transceiver</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Baofeng
                      BF-F8HP 8W HT’s</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Kenwood
                      TM-V71A 2M/70cm Mobile XCVR</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Pairs of
                      Baofeng 5W HT’s</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Yaesu
                      FT-7900R 2M/70cm Mobile XCVR</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Operating
                      necessities and MUCH more!</b></font></font></p>
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              <p><font face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b>Comet
                      CAA-500 MkII Antenna Analyzer</b></font></font></p>
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    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>Google Map and Directions:</b></font></font><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b> <a
href="https://www.google.com/maps/dir//%27%27/@30.1208104,-93.9517098,12z/data=%213m1%214b1%214m9%214m8%211m0%211m5%211m1%211s0x863952c16b95ec97:0x6c6059f784b89da4%212m2%211d-93.8816688%212d30.120829%213e0">https://www.google.com/maps/dir//''/@30.1208104,-93.9517098,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x863952c16b95ec97:0x6c6059f784b89da4!2m2!1d-93.8816688!2d30.120829!3e0</a>
          </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>Lodging and area info:</b></font></font><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font size="4"><b> <a
              href="http://www.orangetexas.org/listing/business-category/stay/">http://www.orangetexas.org/listing/business-category/stay/</a>
          </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>Contacts for 2017 Orange
            Hamfest Information: </b></font></font><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="4"><b> </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Rocky Wilson (409) 988-8906, email: <a
              href="mailto:n5mtx55@gmail.com">n5mtx55@gmail.com</a> </b></font></font>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Chuck Vincent (409) 540-0477, email: <a
              href="mailto:batmo@aol.com">batmo@aol.com</a> </b></font></font>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in; page-break-before: always"><font
        face="Calibri, serif"><font style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>Hamfest
            Tables-</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Make your table reservations now! Tables normally
            sell out!</b></font></font></p>
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    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Dealers, Vendor, and Swap tables are located
            inside the air-conditioned 10,800 sq. ft. Expo Center
            Ballroom and are available for $15.00 each for individuals,
            dealers, and vendors. You can reserve your table(s) in
            advance by completing the Table Reservation Form below.
            Unreserved tables will be rented on a
            first-come/first-served basis. Tables that are reserved but
            not claimed by 9:00 AM Saturday, February 17 will be
            re-rented. No refunds on unclaimed tables. </b></font></font>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>110V AC outlets are available for most but not all
            table locations. Please share. Please plan to provide your
            own power cords and power strips. </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>There are a limited number of tables for
            non-amateur-radio related sales. These tables will be
            located in the hallways surrounding the outside of the Expo
            Center Ballroom. Sale or display of firearms, weapons, or
            sexually offensive materials is prohibited. The Orange
            Amateur Radio Club/Hamfest Directors reserve the right to
            limit non-amateur radio oriented table sales and to
            designate their location. Hamfest Directors will resolve any
            disputes fairly and will have the final decision on any
            disputes. </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>To reserve tables fill out the following Orange
            Hamfest Table Reservation Form, detach it, and mail it to:</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Orange Amateur Radio Club</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>P.O. Box 232</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Orange, TX 77631-0232</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Your mailed Table Reservation Form must be
            postmarked by February 11, 2018. </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Note: In all cases we will email you to confirm
            your table reservation. </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>If you need a hardcopy confirmation include the
            Table Reservation Confirmation Form and an SASE along with
            your completed Table Reservation Form. You do not need to
            submit the second form if you don’t need hardcopy
            confirmation.</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><br>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in; page-break-before: always"
      align="CENTER"> <font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>ORANGE HAMFEST TABLE
            RESERVATION FORM</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="4"><b>WE WILL SEND YOU AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><br>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Name__________________________________ Call
            __________ </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Address____________________________________________________________</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>120V power outlet needed? (Yes / No) </b></font></font>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Email address for reservation confirmation:
            ______________________________</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Number of Tables needed _______ at $15.00 each. </b></font></font>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Total Amount Enclosed $__________________ </b></font></font>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><br>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-left: -0.88in; margin-right: -0.88in;
      margin-bottom: 0in; border-top: none; border-bottom: 1.10pt double
      #00000a; border-left: none; border-right: none; padding-top: 0in;
      padding-bottom: 0.01in; padding-left: 0in; padding-right: 0in"> <br>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><br>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font style="font-size: 20pt" size="5"><b>TABLE
            RESERVATION CONFIRMATION FORM</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="4"><b>ALSO RETURN THIS FORM ONLY IF YOU
            REQUIRE A HARD-COPY CONFIRMATION </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><font face="Calibri,
        serif"><font size="4"><b>Remember to include SASE and both
            forms.</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in" align="CENTER"><br>
    </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Name ______________________________________ Call
            Sign __________</b></font></font></p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Amount received ________________________ for
            ________ tables. </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Hamfest representative acknowledgment
            ________________________ </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font face="Calibri, serif"><font
          size="4"><b>Date _____________ </b></font></font> </p>
    <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><br>
    </p>
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