Monday, March 12, 2012

Green Country Ham 2012 Highlights

On March 9 and 10, the 2012 Green Country Hamfest was held at the Claremore Convention Center.

Shoppers fill the hall looking for that special bargain!
Need a radio? Tuner? Amp? Antennae?
Coax? Wire?

Many clubs are represented from around the state including the
 Broken Arrow Amateur Radio Club.

Tulsa Repeater Organization
Mayes Country Amateur Radio Club
USS Oklahoma & USS Batfish Amateur Radio Club
Tahlequah Amateur Radio Club
Tecumseh Amateur Radio Club

Wagoner County Amateur Radio Club

Hamfest is also a time to meet up with friends!

Some attendees take in a forum or two.
Mark Conklin N7XYO gave a presentation about ARES.
Ben Joplin WB5VST at the ARRL display.

And then there are the prizes!

and more prizes!
Merlin Griffin WB5OSM selecting the next winner.

Green Country Hamfest is the largest hamfest in Oklahoma. This year's attendees were not disappointed. Whether they went for equipment, ham education or just to hang out with friends, this year's event was a big success!

Thanks to Bill Downes KE5VKB for the photos.

Thanks to Oklahoma Public Information Officer Cindy Downs, K5CED, for the report.

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