A photo tour of the 2019 Shelby Hamfest

My Labor Day weekend was free of travel this year, so I was able to make another pilgrimage to the Shelby (North Carolina) hamfest with my good buddy, Vlado (N3CZ).

The Shelby Hamfest–referred to, locally, as “The Grand-Daddy of them All”–has long been regarded as one of the largest outdoor hamfests in the southeast US. This is the fourth year I’ve made a concerted effort to publish a photo tour of the event.

Weather was ideal for the hamfest–clear skies, sunshine and a dry weekend. No doubt, this was one of the reasons I believe the hamfest was well attended.

Shelby Photo Gallery

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3 thoughts on “A photo tour of the 2019 Shelby Hamfest

  1. Pingback: A photo tour of the 2019 Shelby Hamfest – dxradio.de

  2. Mario

    Thanks for the photos Thomas, I saw some nice vintage CB radios. My favorite vendors are the ones with all the connectors and adapters. Hope you had a good time.

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    1. Thomas Post author

      Honestly, when I go to a hamfest, my shopping list always has a number of adapters and plugs, so I too hang around those vendors! Yes, the Shelby hamfest is a good one!

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