The Muscatine Amateur Radio Club and the Washington Area Amateur Radio Club will present the 25th Annual Southeast Iowa Hamfest on Sunday, October 4th at the Muscatine County Fairgrounds in West Liberty, Iowa. The hamfest features indoor and outdoor flea market, commercial vendors, license testing, food and drink. Gates open at 7:00am. All tickets are $5. Children age 14 and under are admitted free. There will be hourly drawings for door prizes, including a cash grand prize drawing. Indoor flea market table space is available for $10 per table. A "Tailgating" flea market space is free with paid admission and available on a first come, first serve basis. Electricity will be available for a fee. Advance setup will commence on Saturday, October 3rd from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. The annual Wiener Roast will be held Saturday at 6:00pm with a meal price of $4 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under. Overnight camping will also be available for a fee. For more information, visit Http://www.muscatinehams.org or contact Tom Brehmer, N0LOH, at (563) 263-3097 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In honor of this being our 25th Annual Southeast Iowa Hamfest, we've received donations for door prizes and free handouts for our information table:
Here is the list of door prize donations:
ARRL - 2 $25 and 2 $50 gift certificates (www.arrl.org)
Elecraft - a DL1 dummy load minimodule kit (www.elecraft.com)
Yaesu - 24 hats (www.vertexstandard.com)
NCG Company - 6 Coffee mugs and a 2m/70cm Slim Gain HT SMA Ant. (www.natcommgroup.com)
DX Engineering - $25 gift certificate and 5 hats. (www.dxengineering.com)
Tigertronics - a Signalink USB soundcard interface (www.tigertronics.com)
Electric Radio Magazine - a free subscription (www.ermag.com)
Walcott CB - a Roadpro Rechargeable Emergency System (www.walcottcb.com)
Radio Society of Great Britain - books (www.rsgb.org.uk)
RigExpert - $50 Registration for MixW software and $25 gift certificate (http://www.rigexpert.net)
We will have hourly drawing for door prizes including this year only, "Hamfest Bucks," which are $25 gift certificates good at participating vendors at the hamfest.
You must be present to win any of the door prizes.
The following are donating free hand outs that will be available at the information table:
ICOM America (www.icomamerica.com)
At 12:30pm we'll have the presentation of the 2009 Iowa Section Youth Amateur Operator Award, followed at 1:00pm by our Grand Prize Cash drawings for $50, $100 and $200. (You need not be present to win one of the grand prize drawings.)
Hope to see you at the 25th Annual Southeast Iowa Hamfest!
For more information, visit http://www.kc0aqs.org/hamfest