Call for Volunteers for the AMSAT Booth at Hamvention 2017
The 2017 Dayton Hamvention®, sponsored by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association will be held this year on May 19-21. Hamvention is the largest hamfest in the United States, and AMSAT will be there again this year.
You can assist AMSAT by volunteering to help staff the booth. While there, you will meet other AMSAT members, interact with the satellite designers, builders, and operators, and enjoy all that Hamvention has to offer.
People are needed to assist with the setup of the booth on Wednesday, May 18 (A few people to move the equipment from the storage area leaving the hotel at 9 am, most at the Fairgrounds from 11am to 4 pm), to staff the booth Friday (9 am to 6 pm), Saturday (9 am to 5 pm), and Sunday (9 am to 1 pm), and pack up on Sunday (1 pm to 3 pm). If you are leaving late Sunday, or Monday morning, please consider helping transport the display to the storage area on the south side of Dayton. This is normally completed by 5 pm. Most people volunteer for one or more 2 hour shifts in the booth.
Please send an e-mail to Steve Belter, N9IP if you are willing to help AMSAT at the
Hamvention. Please let Steve know as soon as possible if you¹re available to assist.