Sunday August 12th 2018
Jules Smith )
Friday, 10 August 2018|
Sunday 12th August 2018
Public Gates opening time : 10:00am
GPS nav: BH21 1RJ
Latest Met Office forecast: TBA
Building on the success of previous years, the Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society is once again proud to host the most popular rally on the South coast.
Features this year
Indoor and outdoor areas full of radio, computing, and electronics. traders
|Hamfest attracts traders from all over the UK, exhibiting items for amateur radio, computing, and electronics hobbyists. Also art and craft stalls. Many being under cover in our well appointed social club.|
For the smaller trader, Hamfest also operates a very popular car boot sale area.
|Food and Drink, Licensed bar|
Hamfest is located in the grounds of the Cobham Sports and Social Club, who provide a licensed bar as well as hot food and other refreshments.
Lecture stream and demonstrations presented throughout the day, open to all.
- 10:30 - Advances in Amateur Television (Noel Matthews G8GTZ)
- 11:40 - Amateur Deep Space Reception (An Update) (Paul Marsh M0EYT)
- 12:45 - An Overview of Amateur Balloon / Sonde Flying in the UK (Jules Smith G0NZO)
- 13:30ish - Demonstration balloon launch (wind direction permitting)
- 13:30 - DXpedition to the Galapagos Islands (Geoff Dobson G8OFQ)
- 10 GHZ Live Moonbounce (EME) Demonstration Throughout the day
FRARS HQ will be open to the public with its outstanding facilities on display.
Clubs and Associations join us to meet with the amateur community.
Live Contest station will be operating, taking part in the 4mtr contest, in the FRARS clubhouse.
Free Children's Play Area conveniently situated next to the main Hamfest field and seating area.
Talk-In on 145.550MHz FM
Free Car Parking next to the event site.
Disabled parking On site, for blue badge holders only.
Traders Booking and further information
For more information on Hamfest, or to reserve a space as a trader, please contact the FRARS Team at:
Please note - Car boot pitches are primarily reserved for cars. Sellers using large commercial vans are encouraged to book as 'Field traders'.
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