2016 Orange Amateur Radio Club Hamfest Review

Orange Amateur Radio Club Hamfest in Orange, Texas The OARC typically holds their Orange Amateur Radio Club Hamfest , commonly referred to as the Orange Hamfest, during the last Saturday of February.  For 2016, the date fell on February 27.  This was my first year to make this show – I had purchased tables and planned to […] Read more »

Weatherford Hamfest Review

This was my first year to attend the Weatherford Hamfest in Weatherford, TX.  I wasn’t very sure what to expect, but I had heard from other Hams in the area that the show was small.  I was alright with it being small since it is practically in my backyard.  It presented a good advertising opportunity […] Read more »

Headed to IWCE in Las Vegas

Tomorrow I fly to Las Vegas to attend the IWCE conference.  This will be my first time to attend this show, so I am not sure what to expect.  But I do think it will be information overload for 2 whole days.  I chose Wednesday and Thursday only because those are the days of the […] Read more »

Cowtown Hamfest 2015 Review

Last weekend, January 16th and 17th, was the annual Cowtown Hamfest in Ft Worth, TX. This Hamfest has been around for years, but featured a brand new venue this year at the Forest Hills Community and Civic Center, in Forest Hills. It is just South of Ft Worth, neat I35W and I20. Unlike the venue […] Read more »

Belton Hamfest Fall 2014 Review

Last weekend, Oct 3-4, was the Fall Hamfest in Belton, TX. This was our 3rd Hamfest to attend, but it was our first time to camp-out in the parking lot overnight with other patrons of the fest. It was fun getting to know some new people and talking with everyone about radio. Some vendors were […] Read more »