NARCFEST is NEXT WEEKEND — Saturday November 8, 8 am – 2 pm
Location: Nixa Event Center
421 W. South Street, Nixa Mo.

Driving Directions:
http://smlrs.info/hamfest-driving-directions/

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW:
High School and below students enter FREE

Lots of Parking is available in the grass lots on the SOUTH side of the road opposite the Event Center

Testing is between 9:30 and Noon. You don’t have to be there precisely at 9:30

Breakfast and Lunch are available from the commercial food vendor on-site

Vendors include Associated Radio, WB0W, Ham Crazy, and flea market activities inside

Speakers are currently scheduled this way:

10 am K5KC Building a Super Station

11 am KB0NHX Repeaters and How-To Tips

1 pm K9EID Audio for Radio Amateurs

All Prizes will be distributed at the hamfest. If your ticket is drawn, you have until 2 pm to claim your prize

Any unclaimed prizes at 2 pm will be re-drawn until they are awarded.

Talk-in on 147.015 (+) PL 162.2 but REMEMBER that SMLRS is a LINKED SYSTEM,

so any of these frequencies will work, depending on your location within the system coverage area:

53.270- PL 162.2 – Republic (51.570 input)
145.270- PL 162.2 – Nixa
145.390- PL 91.5 – Granby
145.450- PL 91.5 – Nevada
147.015+ PL 162.2 – Springfield East
147.225+ PL 162.2 – Springfield West
224.280- PL 162.2 – Springfield South
442.150+ PL 162.2 – Crane
442.425+ PL 162.2 – Springfield South
444.975+ PL 162.2 – Stockton Lake
A new System Fusion repeater will be set up on 444.275 / 449.275 at the hamfest, if anyone buys an FT1DR or FTM-400 and wants to try it out. For those wanting to congregate on it in analog mode, the PL is 162.2 Hz. Repeater should cover the Nixa area for those that need to use it.

District D ARES meeting after the 2 pm drawing

SO — come early and plan on having a GREAT TIME. We’re excited to see you at the NARCFEST.