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    • June 22, 1944: FDR signs G.I. Bill
      On this day in 1944, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the G.I. Bill, an unprecedented act of legislation designed to compensate returning members of the armed services–known as G.I.s–for their efforts in World War II. As the last of its sweeping New Deal reforms, Roosevelt’s administration created the G.I. Bill–officially the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act […]
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What is a Hamfest?
It is a gathering of amateur radio enthusiasts that meet to share ideas, learn new concepts, buy and sell equipment and have a good time.

Why attend a hamfest?
It gives you the opportunity to meet new friends, see new equipment, sell excess equipment and learn about the hobby.

It is easier to buy equipment on the internet!
True but it does not give you a chance to put your hands on the equipment and see if it really meets your needs.