Hamfest Prizes

Register now for the 2018 Glacier Waterton Hamfest for a chance to win one of these great Prizes!!!


Grand Prize

Yaesu FT-857D and LDG Z-100 Pro Combo!!


The Yaesu FT-857D is the world’s smallest HF/VHF/UHF mobile transceiver, but provides base station-type performance from an ultra-compact package that’s ideal for mobile or external battery portable work. Wide frequency coverage, outstanding receiver performance, and the convenience of optional remote-head operation make the FT-857D the expert’s choice for high-performance mobile operation!

The new FT-857D version includes coverage of the U.S. 60-meter (5 MHz) band, plus the previously-optional DSP circuitry, at no additional cost!


LDG’s popular Z-100 economy tuner is now the Z-100Plus. Still small and simple to use, the Z-100Plus sports 2000 memories that store both frequency and tuning parameters. It will run on any voltage source from 7 to 18 volts; six AA batteries will run it for a year of normal use. Current draw while tuning is less than 100 mA. The Z-100Plus now includes an internal frequency counter so the operating frequency is stored with tuning parameters to make memory tunes a blazingly fast 0.1 seconds; full tunes take an average of only 6 seconds. Y-ACC radio connection cord also included.


Second Grand Prize

Yaesu FTM-3200DR


  • 144MHz 65W C4FM/FM Single Band Digital Mobile Transceiver
    Rugged & Compact 2m Digital Mobile with Front Speaker

Radio Features:
– 65W of Solid RF Power within a Compact Footprint
– Modulation Modes: C4FM Digital (V/D Mode, VFR Mode*, DFR Mode), FM Analog
– AMS (Automatic Mode Select) Function Automatically Recognizes the Signal as C4FM Digital or Conventional FM
– Loud and Crystal Clear Front Panel Speaker with 3W of Audio Output
– Digital GM (Group Monitor) Function
– Bright Multi-Colored LED Mode/Status Indicator Vibrantly Shows the Transceivers’ Status
– Illuminated Microphone with Direct Frequency Entry
– 220 Memory Channels with Alpha-Numeric Tags (Maximum 8 Characters)
– DSQ (Digital Squelch Code) Signaling Feature
– CTCSS and DCS Encode/Decode with Split Tone and DCS Encode-Only Capability
– Expanded Receiver Coverage: 136-174 MHz
– High Stability ±2.5 ppm TCXO Included
– Weather Broadcast Reception (USA version only)
– Severe Weather Alert Feature (USA version only)



Pre-Registration Prize




144 / 430 MHz Dual Band C4FM Digital / Analog FM Mobile Transceiver – Improved GPS – 50 Watts

The new FTM-400XD includes an improved GPS receiver that employs the latest in GPS technology providing faster and more accurate satellite searching functionality. These advancements will reduce GPS Time-to-First- Fix (TTF) thereby speeding up navigation and telemetry functions. And it has cross-band repeat capability!

The FTM-400XD uses C4FM FDMA (C4FM – 4-level FSK Modulation, FDMA – Frequency Division Multiple Access), which has been developed for the professional LMR communications. It uses this enhanced technology for a lower BER (bit error rate), resulting in stable communications without interruptions during mobile operations, even in a rapidly moving vehicle.


Special Fund Raiser!!!

Yaesu FT-70DR

As a fundraiser for the Hamfest, we will raffle off Yaesu’s new FT-70DR handheld radio.  Only 50 tickets will be sold at  $10.00 per ticket.  Buy your tickets at the event.

FT-70DR C4FM FDMA / FM 144/430 MHz Dual Band 5W Handheld Transceiver

The new FT-70DR is a compact and very attractively priced YAESU System Fusion transceiver providing both conventional analog FM operation and the advanced C4FM Digital mode.  The FT-70DR provides up to 5W of reliable RF power, and its large Front Speaker delivers 700mW of Loud Audio Output. Because C4FM has better BER (Bit Error Rate) characteristics than other digital modulations, the user can expect exceptional audio quality. The new digital FT-70DR includes our unique Automatic Mode Select (AMS) function. AMS detects the operating mode of the received signal as C4FM digital or analog FM, and then automatically and instantly switches the receiver to the appropriate mode. Users do not need to manually change between modes. The multi-colored LED Mode-Indicator displayed on the front allows the operator to easily see what mode the FT-70DR is in at any given moment. LED Mode-Indicator clearly and visibly shows the transmit/ receive mode by changing its color so that the operating mode of the transceiver is easily recognized at a glance. One of the other distinguishing features of the FT-70DR is Digital Group Monitor (GM) with DG-ID (Digital Group Identification) and DP-ID (Digital Personal Identification) now included in the FT-70DR, to simplify the GM operation. Simply put, the transceivers selecting the same DG-ID or DP-ID can communicate with each other. Between 00 and 99 DG-ID and DP-ID are selectable which provides loads of flexibility so that users can enjoy group communication with friends in GM mode in accordance to their individual operational needs.



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