2014 ARRL Maine State Convention and Andyfest

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Andyfest Hamfest

Time: The Hamfest will start at 0800L and end at 1200L                   andyfest-2014-vender-outline.png         2014-Handbill.pdf
Location: Ramada Inn 490 Pleasant Street, Lewiston see map at bottom of page.
Admission: $7 for 18 yrs. and older, free for under 18 yrs old.
Door Prize: $500 Gift Certificate to Ham Radio Outlet
50/50 Drawing proceeds go to Clarence AA1PN to help with his house fire recovery.

Special Room Rate at the Ramada Inn

Ramada Conference Center is again having their Hamfest Special of $65 (plus tax) per day, single or Double.
This includes indoor heated pool,sauna and Jacuzzi.
Call (207) 784-2331 for reservations and mention Androscoggin Hamfest or ARRL Convention
Please Note: if the phone rings more than three times it will be answered by a national call center that will NOT know about the convention discount.  Be sure you get the Lewiston Maine Ramada on the phone.

Commercial Vendors

Sellers and Commercial Vendors Setup starts 6:00 am Saturday

Talk in on 146.610-no pl tone

Curiosity Sales http://www.themainestore.com/

Kits 'N Pieces http://www.kitsnpieces.com/

Cobra Antennas http://www.k1jek.com/

Ham Source http://www.hamsource.com/

Hamfest Tables

Tables at the Hamfest are $7 for each table in advance and $8 on Saturday.
For clubs or non-profit groups, your registration gives you one free table with one free admission to promote your club or group.
If you want to sell items, then additional tables are $8 each and $7 for each person working the tables
Contact: Jerry Hume K1WTX Telephone: 207 225-3886 Email: wxman46@megalink.net

Forums

Forums attendance is free of charge
Contact:
Cory Golob KU1U cell/text: 1-860-576-9119
email: cory.m.golob@gmail.com
Ivan Lazure, N1OXA Telephone 1-207-784-0350 or Cell 1-207-577-5152
Email: n1oxa@arrl.net

Friday Night March 28th 2014

Time
Executive Board Room
Conference Room
Classroom
Theater
7:00pm



Replacing bad equipment lamps with LEDS
Leo Langelier N1BOK

8:00pm



ARRL Forum
Tom Frenaye K1KI

Saturday March 29th 2014

Time
Executive Board Room
Conference Room
Classroom
Theater
9:00am

TDR Circuitry and Viewing Your SSB Signal
Pete Magee - KA1GHF & Jerry Hume - K1WTX
fldigi Workshop
David Lowe WE1U
High Speed Multimedia
Chip Griffin - N1MIE
10:00am
SKYWARN
Tom Berman N1KTA
And Rick Smith N1SGL
QCWA
MEETING
ARES Leadership Meeting
John Goran K1JJS
The Doctor Is In
Joel Hallis - W1ZR
11:00am



ARRL Forum and W1AW/1 Maine Special Event Operation
Tom Frenaye K1KI & Doug Grant K1DG
12:00 NOON




12:15pm




12:30pm


VE Exams

DXCC Card Checker
Steve AA4AK at ARRL Table
9 to 10 am and 11am to Noon

Replacing bad equipment lamps with LEDS

Leo Langelier N1BOK

ARRL Symposium

Tom Frenaye K1KI

TDR Circuitry and Viewing Your SSB Signal

Pete Magee - KA1GHF & Jerry Hume - K1WTX
A TDR circuit, two-tone tests and viewing your ssb signal at low cost.

fldigi workshop

David Lowe WE1U email:we1u.david@gmail.com
Bring your laptop and flash drives... and questions regarding fldigi/flmsg/flwrap Narrow Band Emergency Message System. The intent is share solutions and files(hence flash drives) using this program trio on various computers and operating systems.
Please email questions in advance if possible.

High Speed Multimedia

Chip Griffin - N1MIE

SKYWARN Tom Berman - N1KTA

WX1GYX SKYWARN Program
Tom Berman - N1KTA and Rick Smith N1SGL
Overview of the SKYWARN Program and the WX1GYX Yankee SKYWARN Training Net.
This is NOT Weather Spotter Training, but will have infomation on
upcoming training.
http://wx1gyx.org/

QCWA MEETING

ARES Leadership Meeting

John Goran K1JJS Maine SEC

The Doctor Is In

Joel Hallis - W1ZR

ARRL Symposium and W1AW/1 Maine Special Event Operation

Tom Frenaye K1KI & Doug Grant K1DG

VE Exams

VE exams at 12:30 p.m. walk-ins welcome. For additional information or special arrangements call or email the Exam Coordinator:
Ivan Lazure, N1OXA
440 Webber Ave Lewiston, Me 04240
Telephone 207-784-0350 or  Cell 207-577-5152
Email: n1oxa@arrl.net


Convention Chairman

David Lowe WE1U
Telephone: 207-783-1759 leave a message with Name, telephone number and best time to return call.
Email: we1u.david@gmail.com

Map

Ramada Inn 490 Pleasant Street, Lewiston GPS: 44.07804N 70.18033W Google Map Link: http://goo.gl/maps/GTZT1
Use Maine Turnpike Exit 80(at mile 80) in Lewiston.
Take Alfred Plourde Parkway across Lisbon Street Bridge.
The Ramada Inn Convention Center is on the Left after traffic light at Pleasant Street.




Last Updated: March 24, 2014
URL: http://w1npp.org/pages/MEConvention2014.html
Blame: David Lowe WE1U we1u.david@gmail.com
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