NEAR-Fest is not Optional!!! October 15th & 16th 2021

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NEAR-Fest is not Optional!!! October 15th & 16th 2021

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You missed the last three you better be at this one!!! NEAR-Fest is not Optional!!!

NEAR-Fest XXX
Oct 15th and 16th
Deerfield Fair Grounds, Deerfield, New Hampshire
NEAR-Fest XXX https://near-fest.com/ is Friday and Saturday.

Below is this year's official frequency list.

The W1ASS Epsom NH repeater 443.850. Its 88.5 both in and out. It's mixed mode P25 with a NAC of 353 This is a fantastic repeater that 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

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

Greater Deerfield General Area (and serving fairgrounds):
927.6875R 88.5/88.5 Deerfield W1ASS (Down hopefully will come back someday??)
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 on VHF Chester on the way in or UHF on Mt. Uncanoonac, Goffstown NH

In NH:
443.850R Epsom NH W1ASS 88.5/88.5 and P25 N353
53.77 Gunstock 71.9
Goffstown/UNK NH 927.7125R W1ASS (This is Back!!)
MotoTrbo NH Statewide VHF Chester on the way in

On the Way Up Thru MA:
MotoTrbo MA Statewide
Georgetown MA 927.7250R 100.0 W1ASS (Down hopefully will be back??)
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)


Hope to see you there K1BOS Scott H. Let us know if your going.

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The Goffstown 900 repeater is down again, and I think all 3 W1ASS 900s could now be gone for good.
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It is my intention to be there, either one of the days or both days. Stay tuned!
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That's great news Scott! Let's keep in touch before then. Jeff that is sad news!

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I'm happy to hear this!
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Unsure at this time, as I will be returning from Chicago that Friday :(
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Hello,

I bought tickets from Mr Mike up at the Vintage Electronics Fleamarket. I am all set!

73 Eric

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I'm actually going to get up there this year. Probably the first time since the 80s. I got into vintage radio restoration big time during COVID isolation, and I'm readying my Heathkit HW-16 & VFO for sale. I really don't want to deal with ePay and shipping and fees, so Deerfield is perfect: dump my unused ham gear, and maybe pick up a restorable 1950s shortwave receiver, and/or test equipment.

Heck, looks like I need to buy a cheap handheld with an actual PTT button for the weekend. :D
Bruce, KA1FGY
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