New England Amateur Radio Festival

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New England Amateur Radio Festival


May 4 & 5, 2018

Deerfield, New Hampshire


Door Prize (NEAR-Fest XXII)

The Grand Prize for NEAR-Fest XXII was:

Grand Prize

Package includes many popular options including:
The KX2 Radio, Microphone, Internal Antenna Tuner, Lithium Ion Battery, and Rapid Charger.
This package is valued at $1,075

Winner: Harold Pugh Jr., “Pi”  — K1RV — Abington, MA

Winner for DMR/Analog Handheld – Greg Hoerner, Orchard Park, NY