HAMFESTS & CONVENTIONS

A hamfest is a meeting of people interested in Amateur Radio. Hamfests offer exhibits, forums, and fleamarkets for Amateur Radio operators or "hams”. Locate an upcoming hamfest using the Hamfest and Convention List below.


INDIANAPOLIS HAMFEST

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

07/12/2019

Start Date: 07/12/2019
End Date: 07/13/2019
Location: Marion County Fairgrounds
7300 East Troy Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46201
Website:
 http://indyhamfest.com
Sponsor: Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.16, 146.76
Public Contact: Bill Akin, K9YDO
P.O. Box 1672 Noblesville, IN 46061
Phone: 317-829-6868
Email: 
wtakin@gmail.com

Under three hours from South Bend.


Auburn Hamfest

Hamfest

July 20, 2019

Location: First Christian Church 910 N. Indiana Ave Auburn, Indiana

Time: 9 AM to 2 PM

Sponsor: Northwestern Indiana ARA, Inc W9OU

Talk-In: 147.015 No PL

Print Flyer Here


NOARSFEST

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

07/20/2019

Start Date: 07/20/2019
End Date: 07/20/2019
Location: Lorain County Community College
1005 North Abbe Road
Elyria, OH 44035
Website: 
http://noars.net/hamfests/noarsfest
Sponsor: Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.70 (PL 110.9)
Public Contact: Tom Porter , W8KYZ
161 Herrmann Drive Avon Lake, OH 44012
Phone: 440-930-9115
Email: 
tporter161@oh.rr.com

ABOUT THREE AND A HALF HOURS FROM SOUTH BEND


Karsfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

07/21/2019

Start Date: 07/21/2019
End Date: 07/21/2019
Location: Will County Fairgrounds
710 Sout West Street
Peotone, IL 60468
Website: 
http://www.w9az.com/karsfest.html
Sponsor: Kankakee Area Radio Society
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.940 (PL 107.2)
Public Contact: Arthur Reis , K9XI
308 Eastgate Court New Lenox, IL 60451
Phone: 1-708-337-7377
Email: 
karsfest@gmail.com

ABOUT AN HOUR AND FORTY FIVE MINUTES FROM SOUTH BEND


VAN WERT HAMFEST

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

07/21/2019

Start Date: 07/21/2019
End Date: 07/21/2019
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds
1055 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891
Website:
 http://w8fy.org
Sponsor: Van Wert Amateur Radio Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.250/.850
Public Contact: Stephen Kouts, WA8WKF
PO Box 347 Van Wert, OH 45891
Phone: 419-771-8152
Email: 
stevekouts145@gmail.com

About two and a half hours from South Bend, east and south of Ft. Wayne.


Hamfesters Radio Club

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

08/04/2019

Start Date: 08/04/2019
End Date: 08/04/2019
Location: Will County Fairgrounds
710 West Street
Peotone, IL 60468
Website: 
http://www.hamfesters.org
Sponsor: Hamfesters Radio Club, Crestwood, IL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.52 simplex
Public Contact: Don Pointer , KC9EQQ
550 W. 42nd Place Chicago, IL 60609
Phone: 773-426-1936
Email: 
dpointer65@aol.com

ABOUT AN HOUR AND FORTY FIVE MINUTES FROM SOUTH BEND.


Alabama State Convention, Huntsville Hamfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

08/17/2019

Start Date: 08/17/2019
End Date: 08/18/2019
Location: Von Braun Center
700 Monroe Street SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
Website:
 http://hamfest.org
Sponsor: Huntsville Hamfest
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 146.94 (PL 100)
Public Contact: Dave Givens, K5RSI
PO Box 12534 Huntsville, AL 35815
Phone: 256-679-1084
Email: 
info@hamfest.org


GRARA Hamfest 2019

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

09/07/2019

Start Date: 09/07/2019
End Date: 09/07/2019
Location: The Home School Building
5625 Burlingame Ave SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
Website: 
http://w8dc.org/file/club/2019GRAHamFestFlyer.pdf
Sponsor: Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.26 (PL 94.8)
Public Contact: Bob Moe , AC8ZX
2235 Valentine Blvd NE Grand Rapids, MI 49341
Phone: 616-648-6087
Email: 
AC8ZX@arrl.net

About Two Hour Drive from South Bend.


Adrian Hamfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

09/15/2019

Start Date: 09/15/2019
End Date: 09/15/2019
Location: Lenawee County Airport
2651 W. Cadmus Road
Adrian, MI 49221
Website: 
http://w8tqe.com
Sponsor: Adrian Amateur Radio Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 145.37 (PL 85.4)
Public Contact: Mark Hinkleman , NU8Z
108 E. Kilbuck Street Tecumseh, MI 49286
Phone: 5174235906
Email: 
cqnu8z@comcast.net


Illinois State Convention (Peoria Superfest 2019)

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

09/21/2019

Start Date: 09/21/2019
End Date: 09/22/2019
Location: Exposition Gardens
1601 West Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61601
Website: 
http://www.w9uvi.org
Sponsor: Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 147.075
Public Contact: Deb Suhs, KA4DEB
25857 Longview Road Hopedale, IL 61747
Phone: 309-453-9331
Email: 
debsuhs@gmail.com

About four hours from South Bend.


Central Division Convention, HRO Superfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

09/27/2019

Start Date: 09/27/2019
End Date: 09/28/2019
Location: Ham Radio Outlet Milwaukee
5710 West Good Hope Road
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Website: 
https://www.w9rh.org/
Sponsor: Milwaukee Radio Amateurs' Club W9RH
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 145.130 Minus Offset (PL 127.3)
Public Contact: Tom Pachner, W9TJP
5710 West Good Hope Road Milwaukee, WI 53223
Phone: 414-358-0333
Email: 
w9tjp@hamradio.com

About three hours from South Bend


CFMC Radio Expo

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

09/29/2019

Start Date: 09/29/2019
End Date: 09/29/2019
Location: Boone county fairgrounds
8791 IL-76
Belvidere, IL 61008
Website: 
http://www.chicagofmclub.org
Sponsor: Chicago FM Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.670 (PL 107.2)
Public Contact: John Cerza , N9SRY
8749 Cermak Road apt 1E North Riverside, IL 60546
Phone: 708-250-2503
Email: 
tvman5@att.net

West of Chicago, under three hours from South Bend.


Muskegon Color Tour Hamfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

10/19/2019

Start Date: 10/19/2019
End Date: 10/19/2019
Location: Fellowship Reformed Church
4200 East Apple Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440
Website: 
http://mcecs.net/Download/HamfestFlyer2019a.pdf
Sponsor: Muskegon County Emergency Communication Services, Inc.
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.820 (PL 94.8)
Public Contact: James Duram, K8COP
PO Box 386 Fruitport, MI 49415
Phone: 231-638-7010
Email: 
mcthamfest@gmail.com

About two and a quarter hours from South Bend.



11/16/2019 Fort Wayne Hamfest and Computer Expo, ARRL Indiana Section Convention

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

Start Date: 11/16/2019
End Date: 11/17/2019
Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46801
Website: 
http://www.fortwaynehamfest.com
Sponsor: Allen County Amateur Radio Technical Society
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 146.880 (-) no tone
Public Contact: ACARTS Fort Wayne, W9INX
PO Box 10342 Fort Wayne, IN 46851
Phone: 260-579-2196
Email: 
chairman@fortwaynehamfest.com