WINDSOR — Augusta Amateur Radio Association will present its annual Windsor Hamfest Saturday, Sept. 12, at Windsor Fairgrounds, Ridge Road. Gates open at 8 a.m.

Featured at the event will be a large ham radio and computer-themed flea market, meetings of the Seagull Net, Pine Tree Net and Maine Slow Speed Net, and all classes of FCC amateur radio exams, according to a news release from the association.

The exams are set for 11 a.m. Examinees must present two forms of identification, one must be a photo ID, as well as a non-returnable copy of any valid amateur radio license or exam credit held. The exam fee is $15.

Door prizes will be drawn at noon and the winning tickets must be present to win. The top prize is a quad band transceiver that operates on the 10 meter, six meter, two meter and 440 megahertz bands.

Breakfast and light lunches will be provided by the Whitefield Lions Club. Talk-in will be on the KQ1L linked repeater system.

Proceeds from the hamfest, which is sanctioned by the American Radio Relay League, will support amateur radio activities in the area.

Admission cost $5; children younger than 16 will be admitted free when accompanied with a paying adult. For more information, contact Bill Crowley, K1NIT, at 512-0312 or email at [email protected].

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