Nixa ARC Hamfest - Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 8:00 a.m.

Central Missouri Radio Association

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From: NARCFEST 2018 <narcfest@...>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:39:48 -0500
Subject: Nixa ARC Hamfest - Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 8:00 a.m.

The Nixa ARC Hamfest is coming up quickly! If you haven't already, mark
your calendar for Saturday, November 13, 2021 - doors open at 8:00 a.m.

Location: Barnhouse Event Center - 5484 W. Sunshine St, Brookline, MO
GPS: 37-9-45 N / 93-23-47.0 W OR in decimal degrees -
:* *37.1625* degrees | *Longitude : -93.396389 *degrees
Talk-in: Southwest Missouri Linked Repeater System - local repeater to
Springfield will be the 147.015 or 147.225, PL 162.2 Hz on both
For a list of ALL repeaters that will have Talk-in Traffic,

Admission is $10.00 and you receive (2) prize tickets per admission
SUPER TICKET: $20.00 and you receive (20) prize
tickets per superticket (this has been VERY popular in the past!)
Tables: $10.00 (only 8 left! - to reserve your table, email
hamfest@... ASAP)


Tables: This year's hamfest will feature 40 tables total and will include
commercial vendors Associated Radio, D&L Antennas and Ham Crazy and Jerry,
W0PP, of Greene County ARES and the Nixa ARC will be on hand to program
radios with the regional ARES file for analog radios

Prizes: Grand Prize: Yaesu FTM-300DR Analog / Fusion dual-band Mobile
(drawing at 1:00 p.m.)
Other prizes: Yaesu FT-70DR Analog / Fusion dual band
Portable Radio
Princeton 80WIN - 10m to 80m HF antenna
LDG mAT-125E HF Auto Tuner
DX Engineering $100 Gift Certificate
Alpha Antenna $100 Gift Certificate
N3FJP $50 Gift Certificate
Baofeng UV-5R Dual Band Portable &
accessories (TWO drawings!)
ARRL Gift Certificates
***** MUST be present to win your prize
- you will have until 12:45 to claim your prize as drawing information will
be posted at the prize ticket table. Prizes not claimed at 12:45 will be
re-drawn for those remaining at the hamfest
with the grand prize drawing
at 1:00 p.m.

VE Testing: 8:30 a.m. - Upstairs conference room - NO pre-registration
needed - Provided by Rob Huelga, W3LGA, and the Nixa ARC VE Team

Presentations: 10:30 a.m. - "When Kilocycles meet Solar Cycles" by Rob
Steenburgh, AD0IU, and Bob Renard, N7WY. Rob works with the team that
"predicts" the short term space-weather forecast of which Bob pulls from
when he sends out his weekly HF
activies emails on the email reflector. Some
discussion on the forecast process and how it can be interpreted to improve
your HF operating skills will be discussed
12:00 p.m. - "FT-8 for Everyone" will be presented
by Larry Grinstead, WA0JZK. Larry will discuss this popular HF digital
mode, some information that pertains to all users and their equipment, and
where to find SPECIFIC information
pertaining to YOUR individual
setup on the Internet

Food: The Barnhouse Grill will be open for Breakfast AND lunch during the
event and it has a sit down area for those attending to sit and visit, eat,
and/or drink coffee!

More information and detailed driving directions can be found here: