Prizes for Superfest 2014 (additional prizes will be added as they are received)
Grand Prize: ICOM IC-7100
First Prize: iPad mini with Retina display
Special Raffle Prize – Donated by Rohn Tower, Peoria IL – A 30’ Rohn 25 tower will be raffled off. Donations will be used to support the Wayne A. Downing Home for Veterans, Peoria, IL
Note: The winner will have to pick the tower up at Superfest.
Other Prizes include:
4 gift certificates from the ARRL (2 – $25 and 2 – $50)
11-Yaesu FT-252 HT’s (1 raffled off each hour of Superfest)
2 – Comet Mobile 2M/440 antennas
ARRL Repeater Directories
3 – Midland weather alert radios
6 – Craftsman multi meters
3 – Weller soldiering gun kits
2014 Forums….all forums will take place in the Amren-Cilco building.
8:30AM-9:30AM Tom Cicioria will discuss the HR4969 bill. In June, 2014 with Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) as the sponsor and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) as co-sponsor, HR 4969 – the “Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014″ – was introduced into the 113th Congress. This bipartisan effort would direct the FCC to extend the “reasonable accommodation” provisions for Amateur Radio antennas to include all types of land-use regulation, including deed restrictions and restrictive covenants.
9:30-10:00 Salvation Army discussion on SATERN
10:00AM-11:00 AM Panel discussion on the new Yaesu Fusion Repeater system. Chris Wilson, National Sales Director for Yaesu Amateur Radio Products will be here as well as 4 current Fusion Repeater Owners to discuss implementation experiences.
11:00AM -12:30 Gordon West, “State of the Union Address”
12:30-1:00PM, Mark Allen, ARES/EMA
1:00PM – John Coker – Scanner Update -
Amateur Radio License Testing
Testing will begin at 11:30 AM Saturday Sept 21, in the Photography Building
Bring your original Radio License (if any) and a copy, and the original and a copy of any of any Certificate of Completion (CSCE) not already acted upon by the FCC. Copies are needed to send with your license application. Fee for 2013 is $15.00. You will also need identification such as a Driver’s License, a picture ID or school ID.
Contact Bob Bush at….. W9WTF@ARRL.net for more information.
Vendors (As of 9/14/2014)
The Peoria-Area Amateur Radio Club wishes to thank the following indoor vendors for their continued support of the 2014 Peoria Superfest !!
Dits and Dash
Electric Guru Parts House
The Gourmet Cupboard
Gold Medal Ideas
Hub City Amateur Radio Sales
Ham World Inc
RF Adapter Guy
Radio Shack – Washington Store
Rodewald Sound and Lighting
Stephanie’s Discount Depot
West Mountain Radio