The 2019 Sevier County Hamfest

@ the Sevier County Fairgrounds


Saturday March 30th, 2019
Gates Open At 8:00 AM - Ends at 3:00 PM









754 Old Knoxville Hwy, Sevierville, TN 37862

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Admission:

$5.00 Per Person at the Gate, which also also includes setting up outside in the Boneyard (no electricity).
$10.00 Per Person if you want to setup inside the Exhibit Building (electricity if required).
Dealer's Will Also Be In The Exhibit Hall as Well as The Main Street Market Building (Dealers ony).
Inside buildings are climatically-controlled and Dealers of course are FREE to setup !


Dealers & Vendors can enter and Setup at 7:00 AM on Saturday or may setup between 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday.
Security and closed-in fence will be provided for Dealers setting up on Friday.
If you need to setup prior to 3:00 PM on Friday, please contact Rick at: hamfest@seviercountyars.org




Grand Prizes:

There will be door prizes given out every hour at the Main Street Market Building (from our Sponsor's and ARRL).


1st - Grand Prize drawing is a Dual-Band Mobile.
2nd - Grand Prize Drawing is a Dual-Band HT
(Grand Prize Drawing's will be at 12:00 Noon in the Main Street Market Building)


Winners must be present and have your admission ticket stub to win !





This will be an ARRL Delta Section Convention & a QSL Card
Checker will be present, along with presentations from ARRL staff.




Test Session:


VE Testing at the Main Street Market Building at 1:00 PM,
The Sevier County W4VEC Team will be doing the Test Session.
Cost is $12.00 cash, please bring the exact amount !
Those taking the Tech Exam will need a photo ID.
Upgrades will need to bring a copy of your FCC license.
Test on Saturday and have your license or upgrade on Monday !




Scouts:


Scouts in uniform, when accompanied by an
adult uniformed leader, are provided free admission !




Hungry ?


On-site food and drinks will be available.




Talk-In Repeters:


Main Repeater: 146.940 MHz (offset -0.600 MHz w/ no Tone)
Backup Repeater: 146.940 MHz (offset -0.600 MHz w/ no Tone)
Thank you WB4GBI !




Have Questions ?


Please visit us at the Sevier County Amateur Radio Society website
or Email us at: hamfest@seviercountyars.org




Open Door Policy:


All Amateur Radio Clubs and Organizations are welcome to setup !
(contact our hamfest staff for details and admission)




Need a place to sleep ?


Book your reservations early at these recommended Hotels & Motels:


Sleep Inn located in Sevierville
Days Inn by Wyndham Apple Valley located in Pigeon Forge/Sevierville
Days Inn by Wyndham located in Kodak/Sevierville
Baymont by Wyndham located in Pigeon Forge
The Lodge at Five Oaks located in Sevierville
Landmark Inn and Comfort Inn




Sponsors:


WIREMAN
DX Engineering
BridgeCom Systems
Sevier County Food Ministry
GigaParts
MFJ
Tennessee Digital Amateur Radio Group
WB4GBI Repeater System




Host:


Sevier County Amateur Radio Society is the Host for this event !




Annual Hamfest:


Sevier County Hamfest will be held on the 4th Saturday of March each year.