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HamEXPO! 2012 -- the Belton Hamfest -- April 14, 2012

Temple Amateur Radio Club -- Temple, Texas

Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CDT)

HamEXPO! 2012 -- the  Belton Hamfest -- April 14, 2012

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
COMMERCIAL VENDOR - Friday setup only
Floor pass(es) will be at the Registration Table during setup on Friday. Free sack lunches (2) for your registered staff. Additional lunches are $7/ea. No additional admission fee to pay.
Sold Out Ended $25.00 $1.62
Indoor Vehicle Space, for NON-COMMERCIAL Seller -- NO Table - Friday setup
Vehicle space for NON-COMMERCIAL, amateurs vending from pickup van, truck, trailer, or piled on floor. Tables available @ $10/ea. or bring your own. NO SACK LUNCH. Two complimentary admissions included; others in your group pay $5/ea. admission fee.
Sold Out Ended $15.00 $1.37
Parking Lot Tail-GATOR -- pay per occupied outdoor parking space (how many?)
Parking Lot "Tail-GATOR" IDs will be at the Registration Table. Available onsite if you are not pre-paid. NO SACK LUNCH. Parking lot selling privileges only. NO free admission to indoor exhibits ($5.00).
13 Tickets Ended $5.00 $1.12
Indoor Table for NON-COMMERCIAL Seller - Friday setup
8-ft. Table and space for NON-COMMERCIAL, amateur seller. No name tag, NO SACK LUNCH. Two complimentary admissions. Others in your group must pay $5/ea admission.
Sold Out Ended $15.00 $1.37
SACK LUNCHES for Commercial Vendor crew members
Pre-registered COMMERCIAL VENDORS receive two (2) complimentary sack lunches. If you need additional lunches, order here at $6.00 each (our cost).
17 Tickets Ended $6.00 $1.14

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Event Details

  • Saturday, April 14, 2012
  • Bell County Expo Center in Belton, Texas  (301 West Loop 121) 
  • From Interstate 35 take Exit 292 to the Dome (1/4 mile west of I-35)
  • Only 50 miles north of Austin
  • Just 130 miles north of San Antonio
  • 140 miles south of Dallas / Ft. Worth
  • 165 miles northwest of Houston


PRE-REGISTER for Friday setup (April 13). OR if not pre-registered, buy spaces at the door on Friday (2:00  - 9:00 p.m.). All indoor spaces have free electricity.

Commercial & Non-Commercial spaces available at the door Saturday morning, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.  

 GREEN = Commercial Vendors

 BROWN = Non-commercial sellers


 1. COMMERCIAL VENDOR TABLES FOR FRIDAY SETUP: $25.00 EACH. Free electricity. Overnight security guard. Two free Sack lunches on Saturday. No additional entry fee.

2. INDOOR TAILGATERS (NON-Commercial sellers): PRE-REGISTER. Set up on Friday.

Two choices:

     (a.) Indoor Tailgate Space (sell from your trailer, truck, etc. -- no table) $15.00 per each indoor 
parking space  No additional entry fee.

** OR **

     (b.) Indoor Non-Commercial Vendor Table, $15.00 each.  No additional entry fee.  

FRIDAY is setup day for commercial dealers  and for pre-registered non-commercial "tailgaters," 2:00 p.m. til 9:00 p.m.

On Saturday, Indoor Non-Commercial tailgate SPACES bought at the door -- $10.00 each. ADD A
TABLE(s) for an additional $10.00 each. Saturday setup cannot be pre-registered. No additional entry fee.

Outdoor Parking Lot Sellers--$5.00 per occupied parking space, whether setting up Friday or Saturday. May pre-register. Tail-GATOR ID/Receipt available at Registration Desk.

-- your opportunity to sell product or distribute information to about 1,200 motivated people on a Saturday morning.  All indoor spaces have free electricity. There are a limited number of spaces against the wall.

All pre-registrations are classified as either COMMERCIAL, NON-COMMERCIAL vendors, or PARKING LOT SELLERS.

COMMERCIAL VENDOR spaces with tables (8’): $25.00 each. Set up on Friday between 2:00 and 9:00 p.m. You may drive your vehicle inside to unload.

If you need to set up on Saturday morning, you must do it between 5:30 and 7:00 a.m. NO PRE-REGISTRATION.  For Saturday setup, spaces must be bought at the door, 5:30-7:00 a.m.

The DEADLINE for pre-registering is APRIL 11, 2012 (9:30 a.m.).

: Please use the QUESTIONNAIRE on this Registration to list the NAMES of each person in your group who will need a floor pass--even if it is just yourself. Passes will be waiting at the Registration Table.

Reserve your space at HamEXPO! -- the Belton Hamfest -- today.


THE ADMISSION FEE for the public is $5.00 per person at the door (children under 12 free). Includes one free raffle ticket (a $2.00 value). 

CANCELLATIONS: Reservations canceled before APRIL 9, 2012, will receive a full refund. Reservations canceled on or after that date will receive a 50-percent refund.

 Remember -- about 80 percent of the population of Texas lives within 200 miles of HamEXPO!

Questions? Please phone or e-mail. 

P.S. Check the HamEXPO! link at -- See you at Belton!

P.P.S. Most commercial vendors donate a door prize or two. If you have something, please bring it to the Registration Table with your business card attached so we can send winners to visit your display. Thanks!


HamEXPO! -- the Belton Hamfest

Have questions about HamEXPO! 2012 -- the Belton Hamfest -- April 14, 2012? Contact Temple Amateur Radio Club -- Temple, Texas

When & Where

Bell County Expo Center
301 Loop 121
Belton, TEXAS 76513 EXIT 292

Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CDT)

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Temple Amateur Radio Club -- Temple, Texas


HamEXPO! -- sponsored by Temple Amateur Radio Club (TARC).
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Talk-In: 146.820- (Tone 123.0)

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HamEXPO! 2012 -- the Belton Hamfest -- April 14, 2012
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