MARA Hamfest

The MARA Ham Fest will be held at the Boys and Girls Club in Wasilla again this year. It will be on Saturday May 11th. The Address is 3700 Bogard Rd.

Setup Starts at 0900 and the ham fest will go to 1700.

There will be a barbee $5.00 donation, entry fee is $5.00 donation, table rental will be a $10.00 donation and contact John/KL1XM to reserve it.  We will have the Northwest Director

Michael Ritz / W7VO presenting ARRL information,  Craig/KL4E & Dan/KL7DR demonstrating and discussion Satellite Operations.  We’ll have VE testing at 1400.  If you like please bring a side dish to embellish the barbee. If you just have a couple items and don’t want a table the MARA country store will be operational an if the item is sold we would like a 10% donation to the club.  Also Club T-shirts, decals, patches and order coffee cups will be on hand.

The big item this year are the raffles we have going on.  MARA is raffling off a Kenwood TM-V71 dual band 2 meter rig and a Tigertronics TNC.  The raffle is going on currently and the drawing will be at the Club Picnic on July 26th . the tickets are only $5.00 and only 300 printed.  Contact you club officers if you would like to buy one or sell some.

The EARS club is also having a raffle for a round trip from Anchorage to Fairbanks for 2.  They are $10.00 each and there are only 300.  Contact any of the EARS Club officers to purchase.