HAMFEST HAPPENINGS

VE Exams are available from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. on Saturday only. Come on in and upgrade or bring your spouse or child in for his/her Technician license.  Amateur Radio testing FCC exam fee is $15.00.  Reservations are not required but you may have to wait for an opening.

Commercial License Exams will be administrated by NRE examiners .  All tests are by reservation only to ensure the required test and paperwork is available for whichever exam you desire.  Call (813) 621-2333 or an email to mfletcher@abbx.net  for reservations.   License information and fee structure may be found on the NRE website at http://www.w5yi.org/page.php?id=25 .  

SouthCARS will operate their net from the first room in the Carriage House  in the tailgate area and be there all day to meet and greet all the members and other interested parties.  

DXCC/WAS/ VUCC/IARU card checking will be available all day Saturday in the main hall.  Drop off your cards and have them checked while you visit your favorite commercial vendor or stroll the tailgate area.

HT TRANSMITTER SPECTRUM  PURITY checking will be done all day.  Bring your HT to the booth near the Tampa Bay Hamfest booth in the rear of the Expo building.