2016 ARRL State Convention HamfestSEPTEMBER 2-4, 2016
"The Grand-Daddy of Them All"
Returns to Cleveland County Fairgrounds
For General Hamfest Info  (980) 295-5151
or chairman@shelbyhamfest.org
David Ledford, W4JL 2016 Hamfest Chairman

Please click on the links above for information pertaining to the hamfest.   We can't wait to see you on Labor Day Weekend!

Shelby Hamfest is always Labor Day Weekend
September 2-4, 2016

Location of Fairgrounds: 
1751 E. Marion Street, Shelby, NC  28152
Approx. 35 miles west of Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Hours of Operation:
On Friday (September 2) hours are 9am - 3 pm
(Buildings & Flea Market)

On Saturday and Sunday
Gates open at 7:00 AM each day (September 3 & 4)
Inside Dealer Buildings will be open 8:00 AM-5:00 PM on Saturday
Inside Dealer Buildings will be open 8:00 AM-1:00 PM on Sunday

$8.00 Pre-Registration
$10.00 admission at the gate

For flea market info click link above

Talk-In:  146.880 (-), No Tone - W4NYR Repeater

Golf Cart Information - Information is from 2015

Upper Cleveland Golf Cars
5714 Fallston Road
Lawndale NC
704-538-8684
 
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·         Rental rates: (rates are taken from last year's website, please check with vendor for rates in 2016)

1 to 2 Days  $55.00 per day

3 Days           $50.00 per day

4 days           $45.00 per day

5 Plus days   $40.00 per day 3 days   $50.00/day
4 days        $455 plus days  $40.00/day

 
Golf cart use will be restricted to handicap and S.A.R.C. carts only during regular hours of operation for the Hamfest.  Wheelchairs and Scooters can be used at anytime for handicapped individuals.

Forums

2016 SHELBY HAMFEST FORUMS

September 3, 2016

 First floor – Bailey Center, Cleveland Community College

9:00-9:50                 “Your Call Sign – The names have been changed to protect the innocent.”  (Audio/Video Presentation) Dan Henderson N1ND, ARRL Headquarters

10:00-10:50             ARRL Membership Forum Roanoke Division / NC Section Combined Meeting   Dan Henderson N1ND, ARRL Headquarters
Dr. Jim Boehner N2ZZ, Bill Morine N2COP & Dr. Karl Bowman W4CHX

11:00-11:45           National Parks on the Air Margie Spangenberg KK4AGN
                            Anderson Radio Club

1:00-1:45              DMR:  Where We Area and Where We Are Headed
                            Marv Hoffman WA4NC, Boone, NC
                            Roger Mull, KD4JQJ, Irmo, SC

2:00-3:30             MARS Forum   Billy Pearson, AAA4NC, Army MARS 
                                                               
North Carolina State Director.

3:30-4:30              AMSAT Barry Baines WD4ASW, President of AMSAT &
                                               John Kludt K4SQC


VE TESTING

There will also be VE testing available on Saturday only.  WCARS is providing the testing service for a cost of $10.00.  For more information:  chairman@shelbyhamfest.org

Will be given on site at 4:00 PM Tuesday through Thursday at the fairgrounds.

 Will be given at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 3rd at Cleveland Community College


UPDATED 8/5/2013 - VIDEOS




***** NEW LAST YEAR *****

If you wish to reserve a space but cannot travel to the land rush then here is a possible alternative for you.  Open Covered Reservable Spaces. 

This area has 8 X 16 ft. spaces, with access to power.  No tables are provided with these spaces.

This area will be available to move into after the land rush on August 28, 2016. These are limited in availability please contact Mark Thornburg for more information at inside@shelbyhamfest.org.  Prices are $30.00 per 8x16 space. An admission ticket is also required.

We recommended that you bring cords and power strips.  Spaces share receptacles.

NO VEHICLES ALLOWED IN THIS AREA.

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Below are the winners of the prizes at last years hamfest!

 

 

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE 59TH ANNUAL SHELBY HAMFEST!

Our Winners for 2015 were:

Pre-Registration:  HyGain TH-3MK4 

Dave Wood W4EJ (Picked Up)

Main Prize on Saturday:  Ameritron 811H

  Michael Parnell

Main Prize on Sunday:  Flex Radio 1500

  Bill Huber

Hourly Prize Winners: Alinco DJ-500

Robert Lozier (Picked Up)
Michael Roland
Dwight Ramsey (Picked Up)
Jeff Thompson
Michael Williams (Picked Up)
Lois Bishop (Picked Up)
Tom Hunt (Picked Up)
Craig England (Picked Up)
Allen Aycloth
Roger Owens (Picked Up)
Mark Gordon

 

 

 

 

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Buy Tickets

2016 Pre-Registration Ticket sales are over!

TICKETS BOUGHT AFTER WE BEGIN TO SET-UP AT THE HAMFEST (LAND-RUSH WEEKEND) - THE WEEK OF AND THE WEEKEND OF WILL BE $10.00

 

Ticket price increase is due to a North Carolina Admissions Tax which went into effect last year and additional operational expenses.

 

CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE ACCOMPANIED WITH A PAYING ADULT.

 

Thank you for your interest in Shelby Hamfest.  We look forward to seeing you this year!

Phone for General Hamfest Questions 8AM-10PM EST (980) 295-5151
email questions you may have by clicking
here if you have any questions.
Your questions will be forwarded to the appropriate sub-committee chair person.


PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING AND ABIDE BY THEM - LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WILL BE NOTIFIED IF VIOLATION OF THE FOLLOWING IS DISCOVERED.

NO X-RATED MATERIAL WILL BE DISPLAYED

NO WEAPONS WILL BE PERMITTED AT HAMFEST

NO REGISTERED SEX-OFFENDERS ALLOWED ON PROPERTY

NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

ONLY LICENSED DRIVERS SHOULD DRIVE GOLF CARTS

SARC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THEFT OR ACCIDENTS!

 

 

SARClub Logo is a Registered Trademark of Shelby Amateur Radio Club, Inc.  Used with Permission

 

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