Ozone Amateur Radio Club - HamFest
Slidell EOC HamFest
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The Slidell EOC HamFest:
The Hamfest Committee thanks all who came to this years's hamfest.  Without the support of the ham community, this hamfest would not be possible.  The OARC also thanks all who came to the hamfest planning meetings and worked so hard to make this a success.  The OARC would like to express its thanks to Paul, WB9SUG, our Hamfest Chairman for organizing the meetings and doing the planning. Thank you's to the kitchen staff and cooks Gloria, Julie, Laura, Roger, KE5YKI, Billy, KG5WBL, and Jay, KF5KAE for all their hard work. To our all our club members who worked in the different jobs to make this workl Thank YOU.  Ladie's Table; Gail, KC5CQJ, Chris, KE5FLN, and Judy, AA5UZ. Forums; Don, K5TUL, Bill, KF5PQ, and Glen, KG5CEN. Scholarhip Table; Bill, KF5PQ and Club Table, Sean, N5PGO. Photographer; Murray, KG5VLV.  Some of our members presented; they were Emile, KE5QKR-Digital Modes, ARES forum, Manny, WD5BJR and Emile, KE5QKR.   Glen, KG5CEN help with projection equiptment and talk in along with Joel, KG5UTJ. We had 14 VE's; they were Tommy, AA5II, Tim, KC5EAK, Arthur, N5PED, Brett, KG5IQU, John, AC5KL, Sharon, KA5DOW, Joseph, N5JF, Dave, AG5NM, Don, AE5DW, Irene, KC5KGR, Mike, KM5LS, Scott, KD5PCK, Judy, AA5UY, and John, AA5UY.  We had 1 new Tech, 3 upgraded to General, and 3 upgraded to Extra.  Others who worked the doors collecting tickets were Billy, KG5WBL, and Stephanie.  As more information is turned in as to who did what, names will be added.  

There was also a very nice sign at the front of the park that Don Veach's son did for us.  He has a company that does this.  He has done this now for the second time and it is very nice.   Here is a link to their facebook page.   https://www.facebook.com/signgypsiesslidell/
Here is their Business number: 985.236.1453

Hamfest Chairperson is: Paul Strickland-WB9SUG
Email Address is : hamfest@w5sla.net

Winners of the main Prizes are as follows:

Main Prizes: 1st Main Prize is an Icom-7200 - George Tippett, WB5PKK
                     2nd place Prize is an Icom-4100A - Richard East, N5IAW
                     3rd Prize is an MFJ-993B Antenna Tuner - Dan Lott, KF5TON

A link will be placed soon on this page to take you to our hamfest photo page.  It will be several days before those are posted.  

Upcoming Hamfests:  We will be happy to list your hamfest link.  Send to AA5UY@arrl.net
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Shack: 2190 4th St., Slidell, LA • Mail: PO Box 553, Slidell, LA  70459 • Webmaster: John Guthans, AA5UY • Artwork by Judy Guthans, AA5UZ