New England Amateur Radio Festival

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New England Amateur Radio Festival


October 13 & 14, 2017

Deerfield, New Hampshire

Admission Tickets


You can get tickets at the gate

See you there!

Vendor and Exhibitors


Vendors and Exhibitors

Please review the FAQ and Rules

Door Prizes (NEAR-Fest XXI)

The Grand Prizes for NEAR-Fest XXI were:

Grand Prize

Retail price is about $1,700. Street price is around $1,300.

(Saturday) Winner: Richard Garfield – KB1YTO from Johnson, VT

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

(Friday) Winner: Dan Rau – K1RAU from Shirley, MA