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The official NEAR-Fest Web Site contains the latest news and information about the upcoming NEAR-Fest event for those who prefer a more traditional Web user experience. You can also purchase your advance admission tickets or reserve space in our Commercial Buildings. Our Web site also serves as a front end for this Forum where the discussion within the NEAR-Fest community takes place. Anyone who is a registered member can post. Register by sending an e-mail to w1rc@near-fest.com and provide user id, preferably your call sign, and e-mail address. This is to prevent unauthorized access to our community by spammers and other miscreants who would only attempt to sully it with their garbage and filth. 73, Mister Mike, W1RC, Benevolent Dictator.

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NEAR-Fest Official News and Information

No New Posts NEAR-Fest - The Basics - What You Need to Know.

This entire Festival News and Information section is READ-ONLY and used to disseminate official information related to the upcoming NEAR-Fest event. Please check this board every time you log in for important and updated information that everyone attending NEAR-Fest should know.

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Last post by ve9stu
in Re: Some Interesting Mot...
on April 22, 2016, 11:43:08 PM

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Current Admission Ticket, Tailgate Vendor parking pass and Commercial Buildings vendor inside selling space information.

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Last post by KB1NZN
in Re: On-Line Ticket submi...
on March 26, 2014, 10:44:26 PM

No New Posts Getting Here: Directions, Food, Camping, Lodging, etc.

This is for information and discussion of how to get to Deerfield, NH, where to eat, sleep or camp, both on-site at the Fairgrounds and elsewhere.

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Last post by W1RC
in Area Repeaters
on April 15, 2014, 10:09:45 AM

No New Posts The NEAR-Fest People Who Make it Happen

Some of the behind the scenes info that help shaped this great Radio Festival

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Last post by W1RC
in Warren Elly, W1GUD, Hono...
on December 06, 2015, 04:13:24 PM

No New Posts NEAR-Fest in the Media and in the Community.

This board contains archives of the media coverage of our hamfest as well as information on our benevolent projects to promote Amateur Radio with any excess funds. Members of the media will find our press releases here.

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Last post by W1RC
in Amateur Radio Operation ...
on June 21, 2016, 11:38:21 AM

Child Boards: Print Media - Newspapers, Magazines, etc, Broadcast Media - Radio, TV, etc, KA1SKY at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Concord NH, Archives, Silent Keys
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mishegas- Yiddish (n.) craziness, madness, insanity, disaster, chaos. Some of Mister Mike's favorite stuff not related to the 'Fester but fun nonetheless. Enjoy!

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Last post by W1RC
in Last Words (for Tommy So...
on June 07, 2016, 11:02:44 AM

Child Boards: James J "Whitey" Bulger, Multimedia, Technical Stuff

The Next One - NEAR-Fest XX - October 14 and 15, 2016

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This is the place to discuss the upcoming NEAR-Fest XX, to ask questions, make plans, etc. This category contains all posts specific to this 'Fester.

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Last post by W1RC
in Some New Stuff Coming Up...
on May 04, 2016, 09:55:48 AM

No New Posts Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc.

Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc. This is the place where information and discussion may be found on the various activities and "things to do" at NEAR-Fest XIX. This includes Forums, the amateur F.C.C. licensing examinations, AKA the VE Session, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, etc. - All the fun stuff you came to do!

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NEAR-Fest Archives - Message Boards and Posting from Previous Events.

No New Posts NEAR-Fest XIX - April 29 & 30, 2016

This is the place to discuss the upcoming NEAR-Fest XIX, to ask questions, make plans, etc. This category contains all posts specific to this 'Fester.

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Last post by W1RC
in Re: Welcome to the Near-...
on June 02, 2016, 05:33:15 AM

Child Boards: Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc.
No New Posts NEAR-Fest XVIII October 16 and 17, 2015

This is the place to discuss the upcoming NEAR-Fest XVIII, to ask questions, make plans, etc. This category contains all posts specific to this 'Fester.

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Last post by WA1ZCQ
in *** NEW! *** - The Fall...
on November 30, 2015, 09:03:25 PM

No New Posts NEAR-Fest XVII - May 1 and 2, 2015

This is the place to discuss NEAR-Fest XVII, to ask questions, make plans, etc. This category contains all posts specific to this 'Fester.

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Last post by AA1SU
in Re: Calling the Pirate S...
on May 29, 2015, 03:57:47 PM

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Archive of NEAR-Fest XVI

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Last post by K1QAR
in Re: K1QAR's boatanchor a...
on February 08, 2015, 04:38:24 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest XVI Discussion Board , Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc., NEAR-Fest XVI Commercial and Non-Profit Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest XVI "Jam-Fest"
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Last post by K1QAR
in Re: Malasia Airlines Fli...
on September 08, 2014, 01:55:59 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest XV Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc., NEAR-Fest XV Commercial and Non-Profit Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest XV "Ham-Jam"
No New Posts NEAR-Fest XIV October 11th and 12th 2013

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Last post by DrOptigan
in Re: Near-Fest XIV Jam de...
on October 24, 2013, 06:08:43 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest XIV Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc., NEAR-Fest XIV Commercial and Non-Profit Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest XIV "Ham-Jam"
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Last post by W1RC
in Sorry, No Archived Posts...
on May 31, 2013, 08:51:37 AM

No New Posts NEAR-Fest XII October 12th & 13th 2012.

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Last post by W1RC
in Sorry, No Archived Posts...
on May 31, 2013, 08:49:38 AM

No New Posts NEAR-Fest XI May 4th and 5th 2012

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Last post by W1RC
in Re: NEAR-Fest's Scrap Me...
on May 30, 2012, 12:17:44 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest XI Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc., NEAR-Fest XI Commercial and Non-Profit Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest XI "Ham-Jam"
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Last post by alferomero
in Re: bendix radio
on April 11, 2012, 11:10:01 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest X Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc., NEAR-Fest X Commercial and Non-Profit Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest X "Ham-Jam"
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Last post by WA1ZCQ
in Re: Spring 2011 Video of...
on May 13, 2011, 04:27:55 AM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest IX Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc., NEAR-Fest IX Commercial and Non-Profit Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest IX "Ham-Jam"
No New Posts NEAR-Fest VIII - October 15th and 16th 2010

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Last post by Bri
in Re: Jam Pics
on October 27, 2010, 01:02:17 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest VIII Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, Prize Drawings,etc., NEAR-Fest VIII Commercial Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest VIII "Ham-Jam"
No New Posts NEAR-Fest VII, April 30th and May 1st 2010

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Last post by Todd, KA1KAQ
in Re: 20 Years later its b...
on July 02, 2010, 10:34:20 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest VII Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Licencing Examinations, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, etc, NEAR-Fest VII Commercial Exhibitors and Vendors, NEAR-Fest VII "Ham-Jam"
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Last post by W1LUS
in VE Exams at Near Fest Oc...
on October 08, 2010, 05:03:28 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest VI Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, etc, NEAR-Fest VI Commercial Exhibitors and Vendors
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Last post by N1KXR
in Re: Shower Facilities
on October 14, 2009, 01:36:42 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest V Discussion Board, Information and Discussion on Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposia, Special Events, etc, NEAR-Fest V Commercial Exhibitors and Vendors
No New Posts NEAR-Fest IV October 2008

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Last post by Bri
in Re: Future Near-Fest Jam...
on January 23, 2009, 06:58:33 PM

Child Boards: NEAR-Fest IV Discussion Board, Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposiums and Special Events, NEAR-Fest IV Commercial Exhibitors and Vendors
No New Posts NEAR-Fest III May 2008

Archives of Postings Relative to NEAR-Fest III

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Last post by W1RC
in MOVED: Planetarium Stati...
on November 24, 2013, 02:02:04 PM

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No New Posts NEAR-Fest II October 2007

Archives of Postings Relative to NEAR-Fest II

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Last post by Don
in Re: Near-Fest Photos?
on December 02, 2007, 09:20:34 AM

Child Boards: Commercial Exhibits and Vendors, Forums, Workshops, Technical Symposiums and Special Events, NEAR-Fest II QSO Discussion Group
No New Posts NEAR-Fest I May 2007

Archives of Postings Relative to NEAR-Fest I

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Last post by W1AHM
in Re: GPS Coordinates for ...
on October 12, 2007, 03:46:31 AM

Child Boards: Hamfest Discussion Group, NEAR-Fest I Comments and Suggestions
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