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Greater Houston Hamfest

Greater Houston HamFest

2019 Greater Houston HamFest will be our 18th year
Friday March 22, 2019 12 pm to 8 pm - Vendor Setup Only
Saturday March 23, 2019 - Tailgate 6am-3:30pm 
Programs 7 am - 3 pm, Indoor sales 8 am - 2 pm,
License Testing 9 am, 11 am and 1 pm  
Grand Prize Raffle 2 pm  · Two balloon launches - Equipment Check Table
RV parking available     Scouts, Military, and First Responders (in uniform) get in free. Children under 12 free.

Countdown to 2019 HamFest








Keep your paypal receipt and pick up your advance tickets at the door.
Big Raffle at 2PM
$100’s in Hourly Door prizes.

7 am to 8 am                  ARES – Jeff Walter, KE5FGA
8 am to 9 am                  Tornado Alert – Mickey Lee
9 am                                 Balloon Launch #1
9 am                                 License Test Session #1
9 am to 10 am                Houston Area Hospital Emergency Communications – Linda Kangas, W5LDK
10 am                               Fox Hunt by Southeast Texas Amateur Club – SETAC
10 am to 11:30 am         ARRL Forum – Ed Hare, W1RFI,  John Stratton, N5AUS and Paul Gilbert, KE5ZW 
11 am                               License Test Session #2
11:30 am to 12:30 pm   South Texas Balloon Launch Team – Andy McAllister, W5ACM
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm     Antenna Grounding – Chuck Abramson of ABR Industries
1:00 pm                            Balloon Launch #2
1 pm                                 License Test Session #3 
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm        No Program
2:00 pm                            Raffle Drawing
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm        No Program
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm        Texas VHF FM Society Winter Board of Directors Meeting

Fort Bend County Fairgrounds
4310 Texas 36
Rosenberg TX 77471

Contact Phone Numbers
Hamfest  Hotline 401-584-GHHF (4443)
Talk In 146.94 Tone 167.9


Huge Hamfest - 1000s in Attendance

Huge Raffle and lots of Door Prizes

Manufacturers' Presentations

$1000s in Prizes

Ham Radio Dealers

Great products that you need!

Fun for the Whole Family

Goodies are Everywhere

Lots of Vendors

Plenty of Dealers

Lots Of Fun

Plenty of Vendors

Great Prizes

Great Expert Presentations

Manufacturers' Representatives

Some Great Used Gear

Ham Radio Classroom and License Testing

Live HF Station

Gigantic Outdoor Flea Market

Bargains Galore

Fun for the Whole Family

Satellite Communications

Manufacturers Showing New Products

Fun, Fun, Fun !



Scouting and Ham Radio


Manufacturers Representatives

Programs and speakers
ARRL Forum – Ed Hare, W1RFI, ARRL Labratory Manager
John Stratton, N5AUS, West Gulf Division Director

ARES District 14 Meeting – Jeff Walter KE5FGA

Balloon Program and Launch – Andy MacAllister W5ACM

SMD and Kit Soldering – Donovan Balli KG5BDZ

Raffle Tickets $2.00 Each – Drawing at 2 PM
Door Prize Hourly Drawings Start at 9 AM
Raffle Tickets can only be purchased onsite

Fort Bend County Fairgrounds
4310 Texas 36
Rosenberg TX 77471

Contact Phone Numbers