Hoxie Hamfest

WOOHOO it’s finally time for some eyeball QSO’s.  The Hoxie Hamfest is this coming Friday and Saturday, 2/17 and 2/18/2023.  This is the website:  https://w5wra.org/index.php/2023/01/11/winterfest-2023/ It’s a wonderful get-together.  It’s the first Arkansas Hamfest of the year! The Russellville Hamfest is now known as the Arkansas River Valley Hamfest.  It’s scheduled for 4/4/2023. This is the website: https://sites.google.com/view/arv-hamfest/home Be sure to note the different location from previous years.  This Hamfest is always well attended and there is no doubt some radio-trading and story swapping (tall tales and leg pulling) will be going on! Repeater owners and Trustees take note:  The Arkansas Repeater Council will hold it’s yearly meeting at the Arkansas River Valley Hamfest.  I don’t have an agenda for the Hamfest yet, so I don’t know what time it will occur.  There will be a business meeting, so be sure to make time to be there.  This meeting was held at Queen Wilhemena Hamfest last year, and we heard from a LOT of people that wanted it to be closer to the middle of the state. Of course, our Section Manager N5LKE plans to be at both.  Jay and I both are looking forward to seeing everyone. Please let us know if there is anything we might help you with.

J.M. Rowe N5XFW
AR Section SEC

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