New England Amateur Radio Festival

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New England Amateur Radio Festival


May 4 & 5, 2018

Deerfield, New Hampshire


Attention ARRL Members

There are contentious issues up for discussion and vote at the ARRL annual Board meeting on January 19th and 20th. Read all about them and let your Division Director know where you stand.


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