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.


WCRA 2019 Mid-Winter Hamfest

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

01/20/2019

Start Date: 01/20/2019
End Date: 01/20/2019
Location: Kane County Fairgrounds Expo Center
525 South Randall Road
St. Charles, IL
Website: http://
www.w9ccu.org/Hamfest.html
Sponsor: Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 145.31(-) PL 107.2
Public Contact: Kelsey Schroeder , KA9KDC
PO Box 1055 Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630-923-5447
Email:
ka9kdc@gmail.com


Winterfest 2019

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

01/26/2019

Start Date: 01/26/2019
End Date: 01/26/2019
Location: Gateway Center
1 Gateway Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
Website: 
http://winterfest.slsrc.org
Sponsor: St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.970 (PL 141.3)
Public Contact: Rebecca Carroll , KC9CIJ
307 West 4th Street Cahokia, IL 62206
Phone: 314-496-7271
Email: 
kc9cij@slsrc.org


HamCation

February 8/9/10, 2019

The Orlando Amateur Radio Club will hold its 2019 Hamfest February 8th, 9th and 10th at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando Florida. This is one of the largest hamfest’s in the country complete with Forums, Tailgate and plenty of Dealers. Great Prizes too! Checkout their website at www.hamcation.com



Cabin Fever Hamfest

February 23, 2019

The 2019 Cabin Fever Hamfest is Saturday, Feb 23rd 2019. The Hours are 0700 to 1300 CST. General Admission is $7.00; parking is free. There is a food concession and VE Testing at 0900. Talk-In is on 146.610 (131.8).

Visit their Website at www.lpcarc.org/hamfest


2019 Michigan Crossroads Hamfest and Radio Swap

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

03/16/2019

Start Date: 03/16/2019
End Date: 03/16/2019
Location: Wings Event Center
3600 Vanrick Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Website: 
http://www.w8df.com/index.php?content=hamfest
Sponsor: Southern Michigan Amateur Radio Society
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.000 +600 (PL 94.8)
Public Contact: Thomas Goodson , WR8G
PO Box 934 Battle Creek, MI 49016
Phone: 269-815-8007
Email: 
crossroadshamfest@w8df.com