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Rochester Hamfest



92nd Rochester Hamfest — June 1, 2019

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Over $3,500 in Prizes!
Presentations by
Ham Radio Deluxe and HobbyPCB

Hilton Exempt Club — 137 South Ave, Hilton, NY 14468
7:00AM to 2:00PM


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The 92nd Rochester Hamfest will be happening on June 1st 2019 at the Hilton Exempt Club, 137 South Ave. Hilton, NY 14468 from 7:00AM to 2:00PM. Vendors and flea market sellers may enter starting at 7:00AM, non-selling attendees may enter starting at 8:00AM. Access from the East and West via Rt. 90 and from the south via Rt. 390. (Detailed directions will be in the Hamfest edition of the rag ) We've got plenty of space this year and are excited to host you and your friends for another great hamfest!

RVs welcome the evening before after 6:00PM (no hookups provided). RV parking will be in the main flea-market area.

Help Make The Hamfest Happen!

Join the fun and volunteer! Click Here to Sign Up!

The Hamfest will Include:

—  License Testing – Always Free 10AM-12PM

—  QSL Checking – For WAS, VUCC, DXCC and WAC

—  Presentations – by Ham Radio Deluxe and HobbyPCB

—  Testing Station – Want to do some quick checks before you buy? We'll have some basic test equipment available.

—  Bucket Raffle – Tickets 1 for $1, 6 for $5, 13 for $10. Prizes:

Complete HF Station:
• IQ32 5W HF Software Defined Radio
• Speaker Microphone
• Power Supply
• Antenna Tuner
• 50 ft RG-8X coax
• 1:1 Balun
• 300 ft Antenna Wire
• End Insulators
• Support Rope

Bird Model 43 Wattmeter (with certificate for element)

SignaLink Soundcard Radio Interface

Computerized Battery Analyzer

—  Door Prizes – You can win just by attending! (must be present to win)

$100 Gift Certificates

Magazine Subscriptions
• QRP Quarterly
• Nuts & Volts
• Circuit Cellar
• audioXpress

Wire Antennas

Ham Radio Software
• Ham Radio Deluxe

• IQ Keyer
• Anti Corrosion / Weather Guard Kit
• 20W Dummy Load
• Atomic Alarm Clock
• LED DVM-Cigarette Lighter Plug
• Lightening Surge Protector
... And More

—  Country StoreRaRa will be selling a few items, we'll try to sell yours for you too for a small percentage

—  Flea Market – And of course flea market space for you to buy and sell a variety of treasures.

—  Food – We have confirmed breakfast and lunch vendors, so come hungry.


Great news! We've dropped the fee to sell in the flea market. Entry is the same for those walking in to buy, or driving in to sell. Details below...

Member: As stated on the front page of our website, RaRa members get free admission.

Volunteers: Non-member volunteers that work for two or more hours will receive free admission.

Non-Members: $10 per person.

Students: Free (under 18 or with a college ID).

Sellers: No charge for any vehicle brought into the flea market. People in the vehicle will still need to pay for entry according to above.

Limited indoor flea market space w/ table available for $20.

Contact for an indoor reservation.

Non-Sellers: We have plenty of free parking for attendees not wishing to sell the flea market.

RVs: Are welcome to arrive the night before (May 31st), after 6:00PM.

There is no additional charge to arrive early, but you will need to pay admission fee in the morning as stated above.

Talk-in Call Sign: K2JD

Primary: 145.11MHz, PL110.9 (WR2AHL Repeater)

Watch this page and the Hamfest edition of the RaRa-Rag for additional details and updated information.

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We need volunteers! Click Here!

If you would like to volunteer, please email


Last revised: 04/21/19 11:16 PM

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