59th AARA HAMFEST 2019
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
March 8 & 9, 2019
The times and schedule slots may change as time gets closer to hamfest dates - please check back often for updates.
Friday, March 8, 2019
Time and Forum assignments are still under construction -
Check Forum Page for updates.
Saturday, March 9 2019
Forums - To be held in the Green Rooms - Times & Position subject to change. Check website for updates.
Green Room A Green Room B
0800 - 0845
|Louisiana Council of Amateur Radio Operators - Matt Anderson KD5KNZ|| Session
0800 - 0845
|AMSAT - Nick Pugh K5QXJ|
|0845 - 0900||:15 minute break||0845 - 0900||:15 minute break|
0900 - 0945
|Louisiana ARES|| Session
0900 - 0945
|Louisiana Contest Club|
|0945 - 1000||:15 minute break||0945 - 1000||:15 minute break|
1000 - 1045
|ARRL - David Norris K5UZ - Delta Division Director|| Session
|YAESU Repeater Forum|
|1045 - 1100||:15 minute break||1045 - 1100||:15 minute break|
|David Assaf III W5XU - DXpedition Lecture||Session
1100 - 1145
1230 - 13:30 - Bingo Room - SKYWARN CLASS - Roger Erickson KD5BUI of the
National Weather Service in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Schedule - Times and schedule listed below may not be correct at this time - Check out our website for details.
0700 - 0800 Dealer & Flea Market setup
0700 RV Park Registration Open
0700 Breakfast for Table Holders Only
0700 Registration Desk Opens
0800 Hamfest re-opens to General Public
0800 Café CQ – Opens for Breakfast
0830-1200 Bingo by Sandra Allen - XYL of John Allen NŘJA, Ramona Jobe KG5HNO & Dee Dischler - XYL of Tom Dischler W5OHJ
0900 - 1030 ARRL VE Testing – by Greg K5LFT (Fish Bowl Room). Please bring copies of FCC License (no copy machine on site), Photo ID, CSCE’s and $15.00 cash.
1050 - 1200 Go-Kit Owners Table Display & Q&A
1030 Café CQ Opens for lunch
1100 Fox Hunt Nick Pugh K5QXJ - (Bring your Fox Hunting equipment and see who is best).
1250 - 1400 QRP Rig & Go-Kit owners table display & Q&A
1400 Main Prize Drawings - Must be present to win Grand Prize
1500 Hamfest closes
CAFE CQ MENU (Refreshments) Saturday Breakfast (08:00) by Hi-Q Sweets Shop
Friday March 8th
Boiled Crawfish, Corn, Potato, Dip, Trays and Napkin $24.00 Per 4 lb. order (+/- depending upon market price). Must pre-register by March 5th.
Other items on the menu for those not eating crawfish.
$8.00 Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, Rice, Potato Salad
Saturday March 9th
$9.00 Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya, Corn, Cole Slaw, BBQ Pork Chop
$9.00 Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, Rice, Potato Salad
$6.00 6 oz. Hamburger, Lettuce, Tomato, Pickle, Condiments With Chips Add .50 for Cheese
$7.00 BBQ Sausage Poboy with Chips
Open For Suggestions on other Menu Items
Catering by Rene Prejean
Coffee, Donuts, and other delights
Saturday Breakfast (08:00) by Hi-Q Sweets Shop
Coffee, Soft Drinks, Iced Tea & Water Available All Day
Friday and Saturday schedules may change as Hamfest date gets closer. Please check back often.
Check our website for more information and updates at: