2017 STONE MOUNTAIN HAMFEST & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FAIR

Discussion in 'Hamfest and Convention Calendar' started by KK4KHS, Oct 14, 2017.

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  1. KK4KHS

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    2017 Stone Mountain Hamfest, Near Atlanta, Georgia.

    In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, this year’s 49th Annual Stone Mountain Hamfest theme focus being Emergency Communication and Preparedness with a very heavy emphasis on ARES, CERT, and RACES groups as well as the radio communications with hospitals and other emergency support groups.

    Topics of our forums are:
    • Featured Speakers will be Michael Cory, KI1U, ARRL Emergency Preparedness Manager.
    • James Lea, WX4TV What to Bring to a Disaster, Go-Kits, antenna options & power.
    • Digital Emergency Packet, FLDigi, Winlink 2000/RMS Express, NBEMS What To Bring To A Disaster, John Davis WB$QDX.
    • Solar Panels, Batteries and Emergency Power, Grace Lea, KM4TXT
    • ARES/RACES and the NVIS Antenna
    • Amateur Radio Volunteers in Puerto Rico. Issues, Facts, and First Hand Findings.
    Also, the Go-Box Competition is on Sunday, please have your members sign up and get more info at the below link. http://stonemountainhamfest.com/index.php/goboxcontestsignup/

    Hamfest Info at http://stonemountainhamfest.com/
     

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  2. KC4LNX

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    Weather looking very good for this event. Been 5 times and have enjoyed it.
     
  3. KJ4YQK

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    I like the Emergency Preparedness angle.... Will not be able to make it on Saturday, hopefully there are some deals on Sunday.
     
  4. KK4KHS

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    Look at the Forums.
     

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