Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Paris Texas Hamfest

Woo Hoo!!!!

Time is getting short!!!

The 4th annual Paris Texas Hamfest will be here before you know it.

When: October 10 and 11

Where: 570 e center st.

Paris Tx. 75460

Costs: $2.00 admission, $15 tables, $10 unlimited tailgate space

This year will be a two day EVENT !!

Friday: Big Fun!!

  • Dealers, campers and outdoor vendors setup at noon.
  • Doors will open to the public at 5:00 pm
  • HamJam 08 !! J.D. Moss and the Texas Highwaymen will take the outdoor stage for a live Concert at 7:00pm (bring your lawn chairs)
  • Doors to the main hall close to the public at 8:00
  • Overnight camping, tent or RV will be permitted. Hook ups $15
  • Overnight security will be provided inside of the building by Phred ‘08
  • Concert will be over around 10:00pm.
  • Lots of local restaurants will be open.
  • Staying over night? Call the Paris Holiday Inn direct at 903-785-9510 and be sure to mention Hamfest for the special rate!!!

Saturday:More Fun!!

  • Dealer setup at 6:00 am
  • Doors open to the public at 8:00am
  • New dealer guests this year will include Austin Amateur Radio Supply, Clear signal Products, GLA Systems (Texas Bugcatcher) , HF Projects and more
  • Well over 150 door prizes will be given away starting at 8:30am from sponsors such as Yaesu, Comet antennas, Pro-cuts Paris, Electric Radio, ARRL, Cable X-perts, Borden Radio, N3FJP software, Nifty Accessories, Michael Todd Computers and communications, H. Ward Silver N0AX, Radio Daze, Cheapqsls.com, QRZ.COM, HI-Q Antennas, Sirloin Stockade Paris, SteppIR, Oreilly’s Auto Parts, ABC auto parts, DX engineering, World Radio Magazine, CQ magazine, Phred ‘08, A & A Engineering, Softrock, The Paris Texas Radio Group and more!!!
  • Live music by the band "14th Street Reunion" and "Crosstown Connection"
  • Contests This year include Global Mobile II, and 80 meter Shoot Out and a 2 meter shout out with cash and Trophies awarded for all 3 contests.
  • VE testing
  • The Best BBQ you have ever had will be served around 10:00am
  • Grand prize awarded around noon!!

As you can see there will be lots going on and we would love to have you here!!!!

If you need more information please go to www.paristexasradio.com/hamfest or call Richard 903-783-0968 or ki5dx@yahoo.com

Tables and vendor space will sell out , book now!!

We are still looking for volunteers, door prize sponsors, event sponsors , a group or club that would like to come up and sponsor a foxhunt and more.

Thanks to The Paris Texas Radio Group, K95.5 FM , The Paris Texas / Lamar County Chamber of commerce, The Red River Valley Fair Assoc, The ARRL , QTH.COM, EHAM.COM , Pitcock’s Wrecker Service, Ted Randall and the QSO radio show, Lamar county Electric Co-op and many others for making this event possible.