Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest, AKA Timonium

Andre Kesteloot andre.kesteloot at
Sun Mar 19 08:07:27 CST 2006

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Wittich" <wittich at>
Sent: Saturday, 18, March, 2006 03:44
Subject: Greater Baltimore Hamboree and Computerfest, AKA Timonium

You should have received our flyer or vendor packet by now that the
"Hamboree" is coming up March 25th-26th.  If not, here's some useful
information.  This is the one and only fund raiser of the year for The
Baltimore Amateur Radio Club ( The Hamboree's web  
site is

A word about why we're sending this to you: We would be happy to remove
your name from our list if you simply reply and ask us to remove your
name.  You may have signed up through our web page, or by signing a  
for information at the minifest in January one of the last few
years.  Also, if you gave us your email address on the ticket stub,  
we used
that. As we stated above, we do not intend to send unwanted email, so if
you want to be taken off the list, just ask us and we'll do it.  We  
share our email list with anyone, and we send about half a dozen  
messages a
year to it, at the most.

THE HAMBOREE March 25-26
The Hamboree at Timonium is coming up March 25th-26th. We still have  
of tickets for tailgating and we have plenty of indoor sales space.   
If you
plan to tailgate, please order your tickets in advance to be sure you  
not disappointed, in case we sell out again.   Sunday, we will have  
available for tailgating at the gate.  Saturdays have sold out a few  
in the last few years, but Sunday should have accommodation for  

Indoor spaces are available in all the buildings. If you wish to be  
in the same place as last year, simply mark your order to say that.

We accept credit cards via PayPal. To order with this service, click to  Please note, we do add a small
service charge to cover the extra fees it costs us to provide this
service.  To provide notes or additional information, please use the
shipping instructions field on the PayPal checkout screen.

You can print the paper order form from and mail it in.
New this year, we have a consumer flea market and craft and home party
sales indoors, in the Home Arts building.
Prices for sales space for orders submitted by March 20 are:

Tailgating: $25 each space, includes 1 admission
Basic Indoor: $25 each space, includes 1 admission
New this year: Indoor flea, craft and Home Party Sales:  $15 per  
space per
day, $10 extra per table,
 One space all weekend with a table is $50.
Cow Palace Electronics Flea Mkt: $45 each, discount for 10 or more  
Exhibition Hall: $140 each for the first 5, $100 each additional table
Admission tickets for the weekend: $10 each, please send SASE if  
by mail or pick up at gate.  Tailgate, Basic Indoor and admission orders
will be held at the Timonium Rd gate.   All other sales areas  
documents can
be picked up at the Holiday Inn, 2004 Greenspring Dr on Friday from noon
until 10 PM and Saturday from 4 to 8 AM.  After 8 AM, they will be at  

In addition to the shopping, we'll have card checking, forums, a MARS
meeting, possibly NTS meetings and of course, Amateur Radio FCC  
Exams on Sunday morning.

Our forums will be Saturday In The Vista Room
10 AM Riley Hollingsworth, FCC
1 PM CERT and Amateur Radio, with Lt Jimmy Artis Baltimore County  
Office of
Homeland Security and Emergency Management

ARRL DXCC, VUCC and WAS card checking will be done from 9AM until 12  
in the Exhibition Hall SATURDAY ONLY.
3.905 CCN Card Checking will be done from 9AM until 12 Noon SATURDAY  
by pre-registration. To register please send an e-mail to  
n3wd1 at
for 3.905 CCN card checking.

For complete show details, check out

Thanks for taking the time to read this

Doug Wittich
Public Information Officer
Baltimore Amateur Radio Club

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