August 20 & 21, 2022, Huntsville, Alabama

Prize eligibility requires a user to be logged into the chat room. User Name registration is not required for this event. You may use your IRC chat client or Libera chat (chatroom we use), and the room is #w5kub.

Prize winners are selected by Hambot, a computerized random name selector program. The winner’s names are chosen randomly and announced. You must be in the chat room to win. When it is time for a prize, Hambot will announce the prize and request that everyone please stop chatting during the give-away. Hambot will announce the name selected as a possible winner. That person must claim he is “here” to receive the prize. Hambot will give multiple announcements of the selected name and a count down. If the person has not “claimed” or identified themselves before the time is up, Hambot will start the process again and announce a new name. This will repeat until someone wins the prize. If Hambot states that the time is up, that is the final decision. makes every effort to list prizes accurately, but mistakes happen. is not responsible for typos or incorrect prizes, model numbers, descriptions, pictures, shipping restrictions, etc. All prizes will be awarded as the donor intended. is not responsible for the non-shipment of a prize by a donor/vendor. Prizes are sent to you directly from the donor.

If you won a prize:

• Immediately send an email to The message should include the name of your prize and your name, call (if applicable), mailing address (no post office box), and email address. Prize winners with a USA call sign MUST provide a USA mailing address for prize delivery. If not, you will forfeit your prize.

• Within ten days after Hamfest, we will email your contact information to the vendor/donor of your prize, and you will receive a copy of the message. The donor will ship your prize based on your contact information sent to It is your responsibility to report any errors to the donor ASAP. Any further communication should be between you and the donor.

• If you are required to pay for shipping, the cost and payment method will be provided in your email message.

This special prize is for our financial supporters

We need your support!

Your support is needed to help offset the significant cost of providing this webcast. This prize is set aside for those who help support this webcast. A lucky supporter will win the Comet CAA-500 Mark II Antenna Analyzer, valued at $450. For every $5 you donate, your name will be entered for this beautiful analyzer; $10 gets your name in 2 times, $15 in 3 times, etc. Donations for this prize cut-off on Saturday, August 20 at 10 PM ET. You don’t have to be present to win, and you don’t have to answer in the chat room to win this prize. If your name is picked, we will contact you. The winner must have a USA address. To donate to help, please click the Paypal link; we will announce the winner on Sunday, August 21 at noon CT.

Thanks, Mick Stwertnik, KB6JVT

The prizes below are available to anyone in the chatroom

ARRL Handbook

Winner: AK0A, Ken Kopp

ARRL Handbook

Value $49.95, USA only

Thanks, Kathleen Callahan, KC1MBY

ARRL Antenna book

Winner: K6RHT, Richard Taylor

ARRL Antenna book

Value $49.95, USA only

Thanks, Kathleen Callahan, KC1MBY

$100 Gift Certificate towards any balun

Winner: 2E0REE, Andy Crowley

$100 gift certificate

Thanks, Robert Rumsey

12V, 12Ah LFP Battery (PVC, BLF-1212A)
plus charger

Value $139.99, USA Only

Thanks, Kevin Zanjani

Winner 1: KC8YQL, Bill Drummer
Winner 2: KA8BYU, Roy Holmes
Winner 3: W8SPB, Shannon Bunting

12 issues, digital subscription

Value $30 each

Thanks, Richard Moseson, W2VU


Winner: N7XGR, Bruce McKim


Value 149.95 Euros

Thanks, Guus van Dooren

QRZ Explorer QRZ-1, a 5 Watt Handi Talkie

Winner 1: AG8P, Joseph Paquinn, Jr
Winner 2: KE4YZF, Bobby Morgan

QRZ Explorer QRZ-1, a dual-band, 5 watt ham radio transceiver; a part of the new QRZ New Ham Jumpstart program, a program help new hams get on the radio faster!

Value $59

Thanks, GigaParts and QRZ

Six Panel Red/White/Blue Cap with Call

Winner 1: KE5XD, David Dahl
Winner 2: KC7DRI, John Hiatt

Six Panel Red/White/Blue Cap with Call
Value $19.98, U.S. only
Thanks, Amy and Ron Kritzman

Ham Radio Deluxe
or two years of Software Maintenance and Support

Winner 1: KC0FGX, Ferrell McClanahan
Winner 2:
WD8IOL, James Easter

Ham Radio Deluxe Software or two years of Software Maintenance and Support

Value $99.99

Thanks, Lindy Southwell

Two tickets to 2023 HamCacation in Orlando, Florida
February 10-12, 2023

Winner 1: N4PRC, Philip Canterbury
Winner 2: KE5MUX, Theresa Williams
Winner 3: KABYU, Roy Holmes
Winner 4: N5YIZ, Preston Moore
Winner 5: K4HEF, Jason Faulhefrer

Two tickets to 2023 HamCation in Orlando, Florida
February 10-12, 2023.

Value $50 (two tikets)

Thanks, John Knott – N4JTK

Heil Sound HTH-I2 Handi Talkie Headset for Icom Handheld Radios

Winner: KA9HIA, Lee Ann Hankins

Heil Sound HTH-I2 Heil Handi Talkie Headset
for Icom Handheld Radios

Value $40

USA only; winner pays to ship

Thanks, Bob Heil K9EID

Heil Sound HTH-KHandi Talkie Headset for Kenwood Handheld Radios

Winner: KC0BDZ, Karl Davlin

Heil Sound HTH-K Handi Talkie Headset
for Kenwood Handheld Radios

Value $40

USA only; winner pays to ship

Thanks, Bob Heil K9EID

Heil Sound Pro-Micro, Single Side Boomset

Winner: KV4OP, Ricardo Galarza

Heil Sound Pro-Micro, Single Side Boomset

Value $89

USA only; winner pays to ship

Thanks, Bob Heil

KPC-3+ 512K

Winner: WB8EJN, Tom Collinvitti

KPC-3+ 512K Packet Communicator

Value $249, USA only

Thanks, John Lynn KE0SWE


Winner: N9WQP, Jerry Hankins


Value $465, USA only

Thanks, John Lynn KE0SWE


Winner: N5DOX, Bill Wheeler

9612 XE dual-port, multi-speed radio
modem/TNC/data controller

Value $465, USA only

Thanks, John Lynn KE0SWE

Winner 1: N9KJN, Norm Stilphen
Winner 2: W8JB, Jim Barnard

250 QSL cards or 250 Eyeball cards or any 1 item

Maximum value $84, USA only

Thanks, Randy Dorman KB3IFH

LDG AAFS Analog Audio Filter

Winner: KB0MPO, Richard Wood

LDG AAF5 analog audio filter

Value $100, USA only

Thanks, Dwayne Kincaid


Winner: NN4C, Truman Williams

MFJ 148RC – LCD 24/12 Hour, Dual Time Zone Clock

Value $79.95

Thanks, Richard Stubbs

Winner: KB0TS, Jay Melnick


Value $79.95

Thanks, Richard Stubbs

Winner: WW7V, Greg Byers

MFJ-260C, Dry Dummy Load, 300 WATT, 1-650MHz

Value $59.95

Thanks, Richard Stubbs

MFJ-392B Headset

Winner: N0XL, Bruce Wilke


Value $49.95

Thanks, Richard Stubbs

MFJ-822 Wattmeter/SWR Meter

Winner: NC8X, Tim Allen

MFJ-822, WATTMETER, HF/VHF, 1.8-200 MHz, 300 W, MOBILE

Value $84.95

Thanks, Richard Stubbs

MFJ-557 Code Osc with Key

Winner: W4TJL, Tim Lemmons


Value $74.95

Thanks, Richard Stubbs

TinySA Spectrum Analyzer

Winner: KN4YRX, Alejandro Malave

TinySA Spectrum Analyzer

Value $59.95 USA only

Thanks, Roger Smallwood


Winner: W8ITC, Dennis Doppke


Value $109

Thanks, Jon Hudson G4ABQ

Signalink USB

Winner: K3SSB, Tom Gregor

Signalink USB

Value $139.95 USA only

Thanks, Jason Yilek

LMR – 400, 250 feet

Winner: N5SOU, Charles Cook

LMR – 400, 250 feet

Value $350, USA only

Thanks, Meghan Kelley