New England Amateur Radio Festival

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New England Amateur Radio Festival


May 4 & 5, 2018

Deerfield, New Hampshire

General Admission Ticket News

Not available online

Regretfully we can no longer sell advance tickets online. It is a PayPal thing! You may still purchase them at Ham Radio Outlet in Salem NH (cash sales only) starting April 1st as well as at a number of hamfests and flea markets in the area…. OR YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THEM AT THE GATE on Friday morning.

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New this Spring
Running Concurrently with NEAR-Fest

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New England Tech Trek

Schedule of Events – NEAR-Fest XXII

The Educational Sessions/Discussion schedule is now available:


The Grand Prize for NEAR-Fest XXIII is:

Elecraft KX2 Transceiver

Package includes many popular options including KXAT2 Antenna Tuner, Hand Mic, KXBT2 Battery Pack and KXBC2 Charger. Value $1100.75

Additional prize: