Helena Hamfest



The seventh annual Helena Hamfest is fast approaching!

The event will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 8:00am to 12:00pm at the Helena Amphitheater in beautiful Helena, AL.

The theme of this year's hamfest is Digital Communications. We plan to have various demonstrations of digital modes, and our prizes this year fit into the digital theme. Some of our prizes will include:

A D-Star Transceiver (Icom ID-51A)
A Fusion Transceiver
A DMR Transceiver

In Shelby County, this time of year is usually beautiful, crisp, colorful, and with not much chance of rain, just as autumn should be -- not too hot, and not too cold, and absolutely perfect for an outdoor Hamfest!

We'll have tons of tailgaiters with tons of equipment for sale, and are expecting some great vendors.

Tables will be $10.00 each. Vendors or tailgaiters can bring their own tables if they wish. In that case, the only charge is the price of admission!

Admission: $5 per licensed ham

VE Testing will occur thanks to the ARA Group from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Testing is $15 per person, check or cash (correct change is appreciated). You will need a copy of an ID, such as a driver's license. If you are already licensed, you'll also need a copy of your current license.

If you need more information please visit our Contact Us page, where you can send us an email. Someone will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Talk-in will be on 147.320 MHz(-), PL 88.5


We welcome Ham World and MFJ Enterprises once again to our hamfest, stop by and see what they have to offer!

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