.Prizes, Forums, Vendors and Testing

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

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”

12:30PM – 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 8/17/2014)

The Peoria-Area Amateur Radio Club wishes to thank the following indoor vendors for their continued support of the 2014 Peoria Superfest !!

Allen Short

AC0HB Engineering

Amateur Accessories 

AT Re-cyclers 

Chicago Surplus

 Electric Guru Parts House

Electronic Rainbow

The Gourmet Cupboard

Hub City Amateur Radio Sales

Jim’s Engraving

John Coker

Hinsey Electronics

HRO Kiosk

RF Adapter Guy

Radio Shack – Washington Store

Rodewald Sound and Lighting

Rohn Tower

Salvation Army

Tower Electronics


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