NEAR-Fest XVI – October 10 and 11, 2014 – Deerfield, New Hampshire

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NEAR-Fest XVI – October 10 and 11, 2014 – Deerfield, New Hampshire

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NEAR-Fest is not optional! There is no I can't get that day off, I have plans or I'm watching the weather... You go and you have fun it's just that simple.. http://www.near-fest.com

I will be up there at 7am Friday helping set up the GEMOTO/PRA/DMR area and I will see all up there!!


Below is this years official frequency list for all attending..

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 system at the flea... about 50 of us)
GEMOTO/PRA UHF Simplex 446.200S 131.8
DMR Simplex and NNE Talkgroup
443.850 Epson NH W1ASS 88.5 often used Friday to get everyone in before 900 repeater goes up.

Deerfield General Area (and serving fairgrounds):
927.6875R 88.5/CS Deerfield W1ASS
443.850 Epson NH W1ASS 88.5 <--- amazing foot print
NEAR-fest official TALK In 146.700 88.5

In NH:
443.850 Epson NH W1ASS 88.5 (495 to the Fairgrounds. I can't stress this repeater enough add it to your radios now!)
53.070R out 100.0 52.07in 151.4 Derry NH receiver for those with 6m
53.77R Gunstock 71.9
Goffstown/UNK NH 927.7125R

On the Way Up Thru MA:
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 P25 NAC353 or D244
Waltham 449.075 88.5/CS (active till nh border area then switch to Epson)


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My wife and I will be there sometime Friday morning, and staying on the grounds. Bringing lots of stuff to sell. I'll make sure I stop by your booth and say hi. 73/Mark/W1MTW.
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Scott and Mark had some cheesy excuses the last few of these but I'm pretty sure they promised they were coming this time?

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I did?


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I'm almost positive...

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Going to try and make the Fest for the first time. I have some pre narrowbanding Motorola radios to sell. 2 UHF MT2000's 2 spectras VHF and UHF with remote heads. GE lowband mobile etc.
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ScanBoston wrote:Scott and Mark had some cheesy excuses the last few of these but I'm pretty sure they promised they were coming this time?
I'm working both days, unfortunately. Maybe next spring.
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Unacceptable! You said some of the same rubbish last time.... Take the days off. NEAR-Fest is not optional.

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Don't make me come down there and drag you two...

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Scott, Ricky and I are going if I can get a comp day.

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radioguruphil wrote:Scott, Ricky and I are going if I can get a comp day.
There's an outside chance I could go Friday, but very remote. Saturday is not an option at all. Friday would depend on how some things fall into place at work. Normally I could get the day off Friday but there is a scheduled occurrence that requires me being there. If that gets delayed, maybe I'll go if that was a "hitch a ride" offer and you guys are coming back Friday night.
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I pray for this everyday.... Good thing I'm not religious Any updates?
Scott SNE Webmaster wrote:There's an outside chance I could go Friday, but very remote. Saturday is not an option at all. Friday would depend on how some things fall into place at work. Normally I could get the day off Friday but there is a scheduled occurrence that requires me being there. If that gets delayed, maybe I'll go if that was a "hitch a ride" offer and you guys are coming back Friday night.

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DMR NEAR-Fest News from NE1B
FREQUENCIES -
2 meters - On Site Repeater 145.36, CC3 (GILFORD, NH), TS2, NNE (3133) TG,
Near Site and On Site 145.19, CC9 (CHESTER, NH) TS2, NNE TG
Simplex 145.79, CC1, TG99
70 cm. - Simplex 446.075, CC1, TG99

DMR TABLE - NEDECN will have an information table in Concession Bldg #2, Friday and Saturday

DMR FORUM - 9 AM Saturday morning covering "What's New in New England" by NE1B and Programming Radios by N1DM.

VOTE ON TALK GROUP USE - Please reply with your choice a, b, c below:
a. Separate MA and NH/ME on different Talk Groups allowing for simultaneous uninterrupted QSOs in each state.
b. Only separate the TGs during Busy Hours (commuting times) 7:30- 8:30 AM and 4:30- 6:30 PM.
c. Leave NNE (3133) active all the time in MA, NH and ME (no change).
NEW DMR REPEATERS THIS WEEK (5):
Guilford, Cornwall, Bloomfield, New Haven (CT)
Falmouth (ME)

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Bill,
Sounds interesting. I'll have to stop by your table. My curiosity got piqued when I saw Falmouth, Me, since I'm in next door in Windham.
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Scott and update on whether you will be joining us and if so which day?

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Sadly, it'll be spring of 2015. Unable to escape work this time. My wife can't take vacation after May 1 due to the nature of her job so I should have no excuses regarding attending then.
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Leaving for CT Saturday to visit my son at college, work on Friday. Maybe in the spring?


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