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    • Virginia Beach, VA Weather :: 68F Mostly Cloudy
      68F Mostly Cloudy
    • Tonight
      Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
    • Friday Night
      Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
    • Monday
      Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph.
    • Thursday Night
      Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
    • Monday Night
      A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible […]
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    • October 22, 1962: Cuban Missile Crisis
      In a televised speech of extraordinary gravity, President John F. Kennedy announces that U.S. spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba. These missile sites—under construction but nearing completion—housed medium-range missiles capable of striking a number of major cities in the United States, including Washington, D.C. Kennedy announced that he was ordering a naval […]
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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.