The Huntsville Hamfest is a very well organized event and offers a
great variety of activities for all those interested in Ham Radio! The
hamfest website is at http://www.hamfest.org and contains all the
information about the activities.
If you are planning on attending the Huntsville Hamfest this weekend
you might like to know about the contest activities that will be
happening this weekend..
Friday night, beginning at 7PM the Sunny South Contest Hospitality
Suite hosted by the Alabama Contest Group, Georgia Contest Group,
Southeast Contest Club and the Tennessee Contest Group will kick
off. This activity will be at the Holiday Inn adjacent to the Von Braun
Civic Center (VBCC). Of course this is a great chance to meet and
greet with contesters from all over.
Saturday morning in the Redstone Room at the Embassy Suites, there
will be three contest forums to include: "Introduction to Contesting",
"RTTY Contesting from the Get-Go" and "Simple Micro-Controller
Based Station Automation". There will be chances for door prizes that
will be drawn during these contest forums--you have to be present to
On Saturday evening there will be a Contest Dinner. Details are being
firmed up now and will be available at the Sunny South Contest
Hospitality Suite, Contest Forums and/or the Alabama Contest Group
booth (look for our banner at the hamfest). Additionally the Southeast
Contester of the Year will be awarded by the Georgia Contest Group.
You don't have to be a member of a contest club to join in with these
events. All those interested in contesting are welcome to attend.
Hope to see you at the Hamfest, 73!
Alabama Contest Group
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