Rochester Hamfest 2015: Back to Basics.
Mark your calendars: Saturday June 6th 2015
|Tickets||VE Testing||Sales Tax||Tents|
|Map to Hamfest location||On-site ATM||Grills & Cooking|
in the Flea Market
|Accommodations for Travelers and Campers|
Returning Hamfest Hits:
At the gate admission fees:
$8.00 per person
Youths under 16 accompanied by a paying adult are FREE!
Flea market parking is $13.00 per vehicle
Overnight camping (Friday arrival) permit is only $10.00 per vehicle
Pavilion space - aproximately 10'x10' with electricity $40.00 (Only 20 spaces available)
VE License Testing 8:00 AM—10:30 AM [No Pre-Registration Necessary]
The RaRa Volunteer Examiner Team will conduct amateur radio license examinations at the Hamfest site. Examinations start at 8:00 a.m. No pre-registration is required and the exams will given on a first come - first serve basis. The last candidate sitting for an exam will be allowed entry to the testing room at 10:30 a.m. Testing is conducted under the auspices of the Laurel Volunteer Exam Coordinator. There is no fee at this testing session.
Please bring with you: Two No. 2 Pencils, a pen, two forms of ID, at least one with a picture, and originals and copies and of any existing licenses, CSCE's, etc.
A birth certificate and parent's photo ID will suffice for minors who may not have their own photo ID. We do not have copying facilities, and may not be able to administer your test if you do not bring copies of documents.
For more information: Call our hotline or contact our License Testing Director directly.
Tents and canopies are permitted by the site owner. Tent stakes may NOT be driven into paved surfaces. Accidents happen: If you erect a tent or canopy, make certain your liability insurance will protect you. You will be personally responsible for any damages.
Under NY tax law, each selling vendor must be registered with the New York State Sales Tax Bureau. Permits must be obtained from the tax bureau in advance. State tax application form DTF17 and Instructions may be downloaded here.
For more tax information, call the New York State sales tax office at 800-225-5289.
The Town and Fire Department will not allow grills, BBQs, or any cooking at the Hamfest site.
There is an on-site ATM machine for your convenience located by the bar.
- Watch this space for breaking news and more details as this exciting event evolves!
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Updated: March 23, 2015 Webmaster@RochesterHam.org