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.


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.




Kalamazoo Hamfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

10/20/2019

Start Date: 10/20/2019
End Date: 10/20/2019
Location: Kalamazoo County Expo Center And Fairgrounds
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Website: 
http://KalamazooHamFest.com
Sponsor: Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club & Southwest MI Amateur Radio Team
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.040 (PL 94.8) K8KZO Repeater
Public Contact: Thomas Oliver, KC8QFF
2631 Barkwood Lane Kalamazoo, MI 49004
Phone: 269-385-4737
Email: 
toliver011@att.net


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


Turkey Fest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

11/30/2019

Start Date: 11/30/2019
End Date: 11/30/2019
Location: Clay County 4-H fairgrounds
6560 North Street Road 59 
Brazil, IN 47834
Website: 
http:// www.w9uuu.org
Sponsor: Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association,inc
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.685 (PL 151.4)
Public Contact: Chuck Procarione, W9COD
444 South 4th Street Clinton,IN, 47842
Phone: 812-239-8061
Email: 
hamfest@w9uuu.org