NEAR-Fest XX October 14 & 15, 2016 NEAR-Fest is NOT Optional!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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NEAR-Fest XX October 14 & 15, 2016 NEAR-Fest is NOT Optional!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#1 Post by ScanBoston » 09 Oct 2016 12:38

Who is going to NEAR-Fest XX Friday and Saturday, October 14th & 15th 2016 at the Deerfield Fairgrounds???

As I always remind people who say that can't go.... NEAR-Fest is not optional!!

Anyways...
NEAR-Fest XX http://near-fest.com is Friday and Saturday.

Below is this year's official frequency list.


The W1ASS Epsom NH repeater is on the air and better than ever. Still on 443.850. Its 88.5 both in and out. Nevertheless, in addition, it is now mixed mode P25 with a NAC of 353 This is fantastic news as this repeater reaches way down into Massachusetts and is full quieting portable on the fairgrounds. I always tell folks if you add one channel to your radio for NEAR-Fest this should be it.
P25 folks this is the busiest couple of days for Epsom please listen to mixed mode and yield to analog use.


Anyways the rest of the official freq list for Fall of 2015

On site: And all are welcome to join us!
GEMOTO 900 On Site Repeater (WA1NVC) 927.5875out 100.0 902.5875in 131.8 (most active)
GEMOTO/PRA UHF Analog Simplex 446.200S 131.8
443.850 Epsom NH W1ASS 88.5in and out and P25 NAC353
GEMOTO Cool kids with P25 448.775S Nac353 (Westborough Direct) lets keep Epson open for a lot of analog use
900 Super Cool Kids with P25 now on 927.400S Nac293 [I'm not one of them...]

Greater Deerfield General Area (and serving fairgrounds):
927.6875R 88.5/88.5 Deerfield W1ASS
443.850 Epsom NH W1ASS 88.5in and out and P25 NAC353 P25 N353 (495 to the Fairgrounds. I can't stress this repeater enough add it to your radios now!)
The NEARfest official TALK In 146.700 88.5

MotoTrbo NH Statewide various repeaters or Direct on site

In NH:
443.850R Epsom NH W1ASS 88.5/88.5
53.77 Gunstock 71.9
Goffstown/UNK NH 927.7125R
MotoTrbo NH Statewide

On the Way Up Thru MA:
MotoTrbo MA Statewide
Georgetown MA 927.7250R 100.0
Goffstown/UNK NH 53.07R 52.03in DerryIn151.4 HopIn71.9
Framingham MA 53.27R 71.9 100.0 will take you all the way to the fairgrounds..
Westborough MA 448.7750R P25NAC353 or D244
Waltham 449.075 88.5/CS (active till nh border area then switch to Epsom)

P25 on the way up
Waltham 146.6400R NAC293
Westborough MA 448.7750R NAC353


see you there K1BOS

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#2 Post by schwab » 09 Oct 2016 14:01

EPSOM for crissakes!
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#3 Post by cdgordon » 09 Oct 2016 21:33

I think you will be quite cold and lonely if you show up there in November.
Correct date is [h=4][font=&quot]October 14 & 15, 2016[/font][/h]
ScanBoston wrote:Who is going to NEAR-Fest XX Friday and Saturday, November 14th & 15th 2016 at the Deerfield Fairgrounds???

As I always remind people who say that can't go.... NEAR-Fest is not optional!!

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#4 Post by KA1KIJ » 10 Oct 2016 08:39

Looking forward to Near-fest this weekend and the music jam session Friday night too that is allot of fun but bring ear plugs.
Please stop by the Whitman Amateur Radio Clubs WA1NPO table to say hello. Lots of STUFF :) I am looking forward to seeing everyone there.
73's KA1KIJ Bob

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#5 Post by ScanBoston » 10 Oct 2016 10:07

Thanks I went back and edited it. ooops! Scott will you be making it?

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#6 Post by garys » 14 Oct 2016 19:22

It was nice to see John and Eric up there today. Weather was nice, I sold a lot of my "junk", and had a good day. Hope you guys stay warm and have a good time tonight.
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#7 Post by N1ZZN » 15 Oct 2016 17:30

Had a great time as always, even came away with the grand prize today! Not one drop of rain either day. Got a bit cold overnight, but with the small electric heater in my tent, that was not an issue at all. Great seeing everyone who I ran into, as always.
Jeff Lehmann - N1ZZN WQDJ863
Hanson, MA

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#8 Post by W1MTW » 17 Oct 2016 18:48

Congrats on winning the grand prize! They messed up your call on the NEAR-Fest home page. They have it as K1ZZZ.
Mark, W1MTW
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#9 Post by N1ZZN » 17 Oct 2016 19:50

W1MTW wrote:Congrats on winning the grand prize! They messed up your call on the NEAR-Fest home page. They have it as K1ZZZ.
Thanks for catching that. Just sent Mr. Mike W1RC an email to have that fixed...
Jeff Lehmann - N1ZZN WQDJ863
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