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Rochester Hamfest


92nd Rochester Hamfest — June 1, 2019
Another Successful Hamfest!

We had 653 attendees, about 100 over last year, and everything ran very well. We’ll be getting started on next year’s event soon.

Special Thanks to Don Vallone, KD2REU for Creating this Video
Additional Thanks to Dave Mitchell, KD2RAF and John Van Griethuysen. N2BNE

The People Who Made It Happen!

The Rochester Hamfest has many of people to thank for making this event a success! If you’re not on the lists below, contact us ( so that we can be sure you get your points and a public thank you.

General Volunteers

Barry Blake AE2M Rich Hoffarth K2AXP Don Vlack K2DV
Bob Karz K2OID Steve Fell K2SRF Dave Enright K3WHD
Karl Heinz Kremer K5KHK Tim Barrett K9VB Mark Pedersen KC2UES
Kelly & Mary Anne Nichols KD0FOP Tom Wood KD2IOB Nathan Ayres KD2PQP
Don Vallone KD2REU Jeff Sonstein KD2RRB Jamie Oliver KF2B
J.D. van Griethuysen N2BNE Steve Blowers N2ITN John Viggiano NV2K
Dean Faklis NW2K Dan Waterstraat W2DEW Rodger Burkhart W2RMB
Cedric Kron WA2FTV Lee Morelli WB2JOR Tim Brown WB2PAY
  Susan Aiello  

Country Store Leaders

Bill Hopkins AA2YV Ed Gable K2MP Brian O'Connor KA2CGB

Talk-In (Managed by ARES)

David Crawford K2DPC Ralph Dutcher KD2BDZ Jim Stefano W2COP
  David Timmons W2DST  

Raffle Coordinator

Forest Shick WA2MZG    

Volunteer Examiners

Larry Safford AB2OY Don Kiser AC2EV Nicholas Manuele AF2M
Duane Fregoe K2SI William Gibson KB2CHD Fred Shippey WA2BQA


Breakfast and Lunch - Tech Logistics & Svcs Overnight Security and Parking Support - COP Security
Portable Restrooms & Sinks - United Rentals Venue - Hilton Exempt Club
Volunteer Shirts - T-Shirts Express  

2019 Rochester Hamfest Committee

Tim Guyot KB1POP George Lama KC2OXJ
Dave Mitchell KD2RAF Mike Moore KC2NM


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If you would like to volunteer for 2020, please email


Last revised: 06/26/19 11:29 PM

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