Upstate Hamfest update

We are happy to announce the following main prizes for the Upstate Hamfest on Saturday, May 4th.

Our Grand Prize is a Yaesu FT-891 HF/50 MHz transceiver, drawing will occur at 2pm. Second Prize is a Kenwood TM-V71A 144/440 MHz Dual Band Transceiver, drawing at 1pm. Third Prize is a Yaesu FT-65 144/440 MHz Dual Band Transceiver to be drawn at noon.

Please note: You do NOT have to be present to win the Grand, Second, and Third prizes. For the hourly and door prizes, you DO have to be present to win.

You can get your tickets online now on our website.

Thank you for joining us at this year’s Upstate Hamfest

Thank you from all of us here at the Blue Ridge Amateur Radio Society, for joining us for the 58th Annual Upstate Hamfest. A special thank you to Robert Webster (WR8RW), this year’s Hamfest Chairman, and to all the volunteers who helped setup, run, and cleanup after everything was over.

We hope all of our guests and vendors had an enjoyable experience, and will join us again next year!

2017 Upstate Hamfest is tomorrow!

The 58th annual Blue Ridge Amateur Radio Society’s Upstate Hamfest is tomorrow, May 6th. The gates open promptly at 8am to the public, if you didn’t buy tickets online, the gate fee is $10. For those that did buy your tickets in advance, please make sure you bring your tickets with you.

Online Hamfest tickets are now closed

Online Hamfest tickets are no longer available for purchase, tickets will be $10 at the gate. We hope to see all of you bright and early on Saturday. The weather is expected to be a nice, beautiful sunny day with the temperatures in the low 70s.

Hamfest is almost here!

Our annual Hamfest is right around the corner this coming Saturday, May 6th, gates open to the public at 8am. Online ticketing is $8, $10 at the gate. Come on out and join us!

PS You may have noticed that our Facebook event for the Hamfest was cancelled, we are currently looking into how this happened, but rest assured, the event is still on!