Slidell EOC HamFest
Sponsored by the Ozone Amateur Radio Club
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
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
Here is their
Business number: 985.236.1453
Hamfest Chairperson is: Paul
Email Address is :
Winners of the main Prizes are as
Main Prizes: 1st Main Prize is an Icom-7200
- George Tippett, WB5PKK
2nd place Prize is
an Icom-4100A - Richard East, N5IAW
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
Here is a link to let you search for
Conventions and Hamfests.
Clara Hamfest-Keez Park-2450 Hwy 28 E Pineville,
Shack: 2190 4th St., Slidell, LA • Mail: PO Box 553, Slidell, LA
70459 • Webmaster: John Guthans, AA5UY • Artwork by Judy Guthans, AA5UZ