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Offline Fansome

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Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« on: June 19, 2019, 2003 UTC »
All Hams: get to Huntsville, Alabama August 17 & 18, 2019

[www.hamfest.org]

Huntsville Hamfest 2019

    World Class Educational Forums
    License Exams both days
    Outstanding Youth Lounge
    Over 50 Commercial Vendors
    384 Flea Market Tables Air-conditioned, all indoors
    DX Banquet
    Covered Parking

    DX Card Checking
    Hospitality Suite
    YL Breakfast
    Major Door Prizes on Saturday and Sunday
    Plus hourly Door Prizes both days
    Live Streaming by W5KUB
    Talk-In on 146.94+ PL 100Hz

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Re: Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2019, 2020 UTC »
What's a YL Breakfast?

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Re: Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2019, 0637 UTC »
Promise not to steal that moon rocket at the Interstate rest stop before you get off for Huntsville, Al. They let the kiddies play in it. They don't need you blasting off in search of your long lost Tesla coupe.

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Re: Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2019, 0942 UTC »
It is one of the best in the region.  While your in town, do the space and rocket center too, lots of neat stuff to see.

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Re: Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2019, 2133 UTC »
I assume YL breakfast is for women attending and their husbands possibly

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Re: Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2019, 0604 UTC »
If you look to your left as you enter Alabama southbound from Tennessee on I-65 you'll see the famous "Booby Hatch" bar and dancing parlor where YL's do the ol' bump and grind. On the other side of I-65 is a cafe and truckstop. If you go to the latter tell 'em Pigmeat say's "Hey!". It's been a long time.

Al, aren't you afraid Col. Sartorius Snopes will cross into Alabama to seek revenge over that mass outbreak of food poisoning your "Catfish On A Stick" stand caused at the last World Iron Shooting Championships held at his place in Mississippi? It's not far from his place to Huntsville.

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Re: Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2019, 1356 UTC »
Any interest in an impromptu HFU gathering during the hamfest? I see several HFU members
who seem to live in the Huntsville / North AL area and the hamfest draws people from
all around. I haven't lived in "Huntspatch" since '83 but did maintain my HARC membership
for several years after.

Perhaps we could try to commandeer one of the tables in the main hall outside the hamfest entrance?

Any interest? Preferred time? Location? Suggestions? Whatever?
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Re: Huntsville Hamfest 2019
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2019, 0903 UTC »
The town has a fair number of microbrew pub/restaurant things reasonably close to the convention center.  There is also a killer BBQ place off Memorial called Gibsons.

I'm game...

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