NEAR-Fest at the Deerfield (NH) Fairgrounds

Several thous11174735_10153826223527538_3330621752292986636_oand radio amateurs gathered this past weekend for the New England Amateur Radio Festival (NEAR-Fest).  Held each May and October at the Deerfield, New Hampshire fairgrounds, hams traveled from around the U.S. and Canada for this New England tradition.  Warren Elly, W1GUD, was a founding member of NEAR-Fest.  His commitment to both this event, as well as the field of amateur radio, was remembered with the wearing of “Warren W1GUD/4 SK” badges. Warren’s son, Walter, KC4UCQ, was also on-hand to open the gates marking the official start of the festivities on Friday.

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