Eastern North Carolina - 22nd Annual Down East Hamfest - Kinston, NC - June 30, 2012
The 22nd annual Down East Hamfest in Kinston, North Carolina will be held at Lenoir Community College on Saturday, June 30, 2012. LCC is located at 231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, NC 28503. Doors open at 8:00 AM with the scheduled closing time at 3:00 PM.
Ticket / Table information: Advance Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $12. Tickets at the door are $6 each or 3 for $15. Tables are $12 each and electrical outlets are $5 each. Tailgating Sites are $12 each for 2 slots. Tables and tailgating sites are available through Pre-Registration on a first come - first served basis. Table and Tailgate site locations are assigned by the HAMFEST.
PLEASE USE THE ATTACHED FLYER TO PRE-REGISTER. Additional information can be obtained from Byron Highland K4BMH by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (252) 347-1498 between the hours of 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM. All other calls will go to voicemail and will be answered as soon as possible.
Amateur Radio Exam Testing (Walk-Ins Only) begin at 11:00 AM. Those wishing to test need to bring an original and a copy of your license or certificate and Credit Certificate (if applicable).
SkyWarn Training & Information presented by NWS Newport / Morehead City will be held during the morning with times posted on the hamfest website when confirmed.
The Lenoir Community College Gym is a climate controlled facility with plenty of table space.
Economical Meals and Refreshments are available on site.
VENDORS: SET UP IS AVAILABLE FRIDAY, JUNE 29TH FROM 1:00 PM UNTIL 9:00 PM. An "Eastern NC Pig Pickin'" will be held at 6:00 PM Friday night for Vendors, so please try to arrive to set up early enough to eat. Barbeque Pork and Barbeque Chicken along with side dishes will be served.
The DOWN EAST HAMFEST is an ARRL Sanctioned Hamfest and has been for its entire life!
Down East Hamfest Association, Inc. www.downeasthamfest.org