The 2011 Yuma Hamfest & Emergency Preparedness Show, along with the Arizona State Convention, will be held Feb 18th and 19th at the Yuma Fairgrounds. 2520 E. 32nd Street, Yuma, AZ 85365 All the details can be found on the Website: http://www.yumahamfest.org/ Extensive Vendors, Tailgaters, and exhibitors will be throughout the Fairgrounds. The fun begins Friday at Noon, and then continues on all day Saturday. Besides the vendors, there will also be a wide variety of Seminars in 2 different buildings on the site. Here is a link to the Programs you can see. http://www.yumahamfest.org/seminars.html (Shameless plug time!) Be sure not to miss the program "Collecting and Restoring Radios of the Past" by noted QRZed regular WA6MHZ, at 2:20PM Saturday in the Newcomer building Saturday at 6PM will be the wonderful Buzzard BBQ loved by all. http://www.yumahamfest.org/barbecue.html Dinner features a choice of either barbecued pulled pork or chicken, baked beans, potato salad and rolls with butter. You have a choice of coffee, sodas or bottled water to drink with your meal. No one leaves hungry. Many more exciting things are happening there, including great Prizes, an Antenna clinic, a hidden transmitter hunt, DXCC Card checking, etc The Hamfest is most pleased to welcome Bob Allison WB1GCM from ARRL HQ speaking on the way tests are performed on the new radios reviewed. Hope everyone within driving range (easy from all of SoCal and AZ) can make it for this wonderful Hamfest!