MARC WB3JOE/R W3NWA Southeastern PA
Hamfest - July 7, 2013
The 2012 MARC Hamfest has come and gone and another great time was had by all! Pictures are in the Picture Gallery. The 2013 MARC Hamfest will held on Sunday July 7, 2013 and the announcement can be downloaded here.
The MARC Hamfest is located at the Kimberton Fire Company grounds, Route 113 (742 Pike Springs Road) south of the intersection with Route 23 in Kimberton, PA. The maps show that Kimberton is northwest of King of Prussia and just west of Phoenixville, PA. Talk-in is available on the MARC linked repeater systems with coverage to the north and west and near Kimberton provided by 145.13 MHz PL 131.8 repeater in Paoli PA and to the south and east by 147.06 MHZ PL 131.8 repeater in Newtown Square PA.
Doors open for sellers at 0700 and for buyers at 0800. Admission is $6 which entitles you to a door prize ticket. Sellers have an outdoor tailgate space for $6 (one car width, head -in parking) with an admission. An indoor table with electricity service is available for $10 each for 1 to 4 tables or $8 each for 5 or more tables with an admission. Reservations for indoor tables are required: firstname.lastname@example.org
Food and beverage sales are provided by authorized vendors only. Unlicensed children and spouse with a licensed Ham admission are free.
MARC sponsors at VE Test Session at the Hamfest at 1000, arrive by 0945 in the Pavilion. See MARC VE Test Session for additional information.
This is a great day in the country! Come to the MARC Hamfest in the morning and spend a leisurely afternoon in nearby Valley Forge National Historic Park.
Hamfest Location - Google Maps