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2012 Area Hamfest Calendar

 

 


Updated 05/02/2012

11/12/2011 | Montgomery ARC Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Montgomery, AL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Montgomery Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.w4ap.org

11/20/2011 | JARSFEST (Confirmed)
Location: Benson, NC
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Johnston Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.jars.net

2012 | Annual Morristown Hamfest (Club Voted NO Hamfest in 2012)

Location: Smoky Mountains Expo Center
1615 Pavilion Drive White Pine, TN
Sponsor: Lakeway Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.lakewayarc.org/

01/14/2012 | TechFest (Confirmed)
Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Location: Gwinnett Medical Resource Center
665 Duluth Highway (Ga120)
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Sponsor: Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.gars.org

01/14/2012 | Greenwood Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Greenwood, SC
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Greenwood Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.w4gwd.org/

01/14/2012 | TARCFest XXVI.V (Confirmed)
Location: Tampa, FL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Tampa Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.hamclub.org

01/14/2012 | Winston Salem FirstFest (Confirmed)
Location: Summit School, 2100 Reynolda Rd.,Winston Salem, NC
Sponsor: Forsyth Amateur Radio Club
Contact: Dale Mierisch WB9SZL
Website: http://www.w4nc.com/

01/20/2012 - 01/21/2012 | COWTOWN HAMFEST (Confirmed)

Location: Lockheed Martin Recreation Area -
3400 Bryant Irvin Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Sponsor: Lockheed Martin Recreation Area ARC - W5SJZ
Website: http://www.qsl.net/w5sjz/

01/21/2012 | Southern Florida Section Convention (Confirmed)

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Type: ARRL Convention
ARABA Shrine Auditorium
2010 Hanson Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Sponsor: Fort Myers ARC
Website: http://www.fmarc.net

01/21/2012 | 31st Annual Hammond Hamfest (Confirmed)

Location: Hammond, LA (Louisiana)
Type: ARRL Convention
Free Admission - Free Parking
SLU UNIVERSITY CENTER
800 W. University Avenue
1.75M east of I-55 Exit 32
Sponsor: Southeast L.A. ARC
Website: http://www.fmarc.net

01/27-28/2012 | Capital City Hamfest (Confirmed)

Location: Jackson, MS 39202
West Bay, Mississippi Trade Mart
1200 Mississippi St, Jackson MS
Type: ARRL Hamfest MS
Sponsor: Jackson Amateur Radio Club
Email: hamfest@msham.org
Website: http://www.msham.org/hamfest.php

01/28/2012 | DeSoto Amateur Radio Club Hamfest (Confirmed)

Location: Arcadia , FL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: DeSoto Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.desotoarc.org

02/04/2012 | South Carolina State Convention (Confirmed)
Location: Ladson, SC
Type: ARRL Convention
Sponsor: Charleston Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.wa4usn.org

02/04/2012 | Virginia State Convention (Frostfest 2012) (Confirmed)
Location: Richmond, VA
Sponsor: Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society
Website: http://www.frostfest.com/

02/04/2012 | 39th Annual Charelston Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Ladson, SC
Exchange Park Fairground, 9850 Hwy 78
Type: ARRL 2011 SE Convention - Hamfest & Trade Show
Sponsor: Charelston Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.wa4usn.org/hamfestm.htm

02/10-11-12/2012 | Orlando HamCation 2012 (Confirmed)
Location: Orlando, FL
Central Florida Fairgrounds
4603 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, Florida 3280
Sponsor: Orlando Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.hamcation.com

02/18/2012 | Stop Hunger Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Dobson, North Carolina
Dobson Fire Department
Previously Known as the "Elkin Hamfest"
Talk In: Talk-In 145.43

02/18/2012 | FreezeFest (Confirmed)
Location: Locust Fork, AL
30580 HWY 79, Locust Fork, AL
Sponsor: Blount County Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.freezefest.com

02/18/2012 | Plateau ARA Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Oak Hill, WV
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Plateau Amateur Radio Association
Website: http://plateauamateurradio.com

02/19/2012 | Brooksville Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Brooksville, FL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Hernando County Amateur Radio Association
Website:http://www.hcara.org/

02/18/2012 | Highlands County ARC Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Sebring, FL
Highlands County Agra Civic Center
4509 George Blvd, Sebring, FL 33870
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Highlands County ARC
Email: kf4izt124@gmail.com
Website: http://strato.net/~hamradio/

02/25/2011 | Dalton Hamfest #30 (Confirmed)

Location: Dalton, GA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Dalton ARC
Website: http://DaltonHamfest.com

2012 | Winterfest 2012
Location: Annandale, VA
Sponsor: Vienna Wireless Society
Website: http://www.viennawireless.org/winterfest.php

03/03/2012 | Alabama Sect. Conv. BirmingHamFest (Confirmed)
Location: Birmingham, AL
Type: ARRL Convention pending Executive Committee approval
Sponsor: Birmingham Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.w4cue.com/

03/09-10/2012 | 52nd Annual Arcadiana Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Rayne, Louisiana
Type: ARRL State Convention
Sponsor: Acadiana Amateur Radio Association
Website: http://www.w5ddl.org/hamfest/

03/10-11/2012 | Charlotte Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Cabarrus Arena - Charlotte, NC
Type: ARRL State Convention NC
Sponsor: Mecklenburg Amateur Radio Society, Inc.
Website: http://www.w4bfb.org/hamfest2011/hamfest.html

03/10/2012 | Palm Beach County Ham Radio Fest (Confirmed)
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Palms West ARC
Website: http://www.palmswestarc.org

03/17/2012 | Charleston Area Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Coonskin Armory, 1707 Coonskin Dr, Charleston, WV
Type: ARRL State Convention WV
Sponsor: Charleston Hamfest Committee
Contact: David Ellis WA8WV - Ph: 304-344-4488 wa8wv@aol.com

03/17/2012 | Stuart (Martin County) Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Stuart, FL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Martin County Amateur Radio Association
Website: http://www.stuarthamfest.com

03/17/2012 | Ides of March Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Union City, TN
Sponsor: Reelfoot ARC
Website: http://www.reelfootarc.com

3/17/2012| MTARS Tullahoma Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Tullahoma, TN
First Methodist Church 208 West Lauderdale St
Tullahoma, Tn. 37388 (Admission $5.00 per person)
146.820 -600 offset, PL Tone 114.8
Sponsor: Middle Tennessee Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.qsl.net/mtars

03/17/2012 | Kennehoochee Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Marietta, GA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.w4bti.org/hamfest__2012.html

03/31/2012 | Greater Baltimore Hamfest/Conv. (Confirmed)
Location: Maryland State Fairgrounds
Type: ARRL Hamfest
2254 York Road, Timonium, MD
Sponsor: Baltimore Amateur Radio Club
Talk-In: 146.67- (PL 107.2)
Contact: William Dobson , N3WD
PO Box 120 Reisterstown, MD 21136
Website: http://www.gbhc.org - Phone: 443-590-1444
Email: w3ft67@yahoo.com

04/07/2012 | NC State Conv. Raleigh Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Raleigh, NC
Type: ARRL Convention
Jim Graham Building - NC State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
Sponsor: Raleigh Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.rars.org/hamfest

04/14/2012 | Delta Division Convention (Confirmed)
Location: Bartlett, TN
Type: ARRL Convention
Sponsor: Mid-South Amateur Radio Association (MARA)
Website: http://www.maraonline.org

04/20/2012 | Southeastern VHF Society Conf. (Confirmed)
Location: Charlotte, NC
Type: ARRL Convention pending Executive Committee approval
Sponsor: Southeastern VHF Society & Carolina DX Association
Website: http://www.svhfs.org

05/05/2012 | Greenville Upstate Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Spartanburg, SC
Location: Spartanburg Fairgrounds
575 Fairgrounds Road
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.610
Sponsor: Blue Ridge Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://upstatehamfest.org

05/05/2012 | Foothills ARC Swapmeet (Confirmed)
Location: Wilkesboro, NC - 8 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilkes Community College, Collegiate Drive
Sponsor: Foothills Amateur Radio Club
Free Admission for buyers & lookers - $5.00 To Sell
Talk-In Foothills ARC repeater, 145.37MHz PL 94.8
Website: http://www.foothillsarc.org/swapmeet

2012 | Catawba Valley Hamfest
Location: Burke Co. Fairgrounds, 145 Bost Rd, Morganton, NC
Type: ARRL State Convention
Sponsor: http://www.cvhamfest.com/sponsors.shtml
Website: http://www.cvhamfest.com/ticketinfo.htm

05/06/2012 | Warminster Hamfest 2012 (Confirmed)
Location: Wrightstown, Bucks Cty, PA
Middletown Grange Fair Grounds
576 Penns Park Road
Type: ARRL State Convention PA
Sponsor: Warminster Amateur Radio Club
Website: www.k3dn.org/hamfest.htm

05/12/2012 | Ellijay Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Ellijay, GA 30540
Location: Gilmer County Civic Center
1561 South Main Street
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 145.170 -600 W4HHH repeater (PL 100)
Sponsor: Ellijay Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.ngamtn.com/w4hhh/fest.php

05/12/2012 | Rockingham County Swapfest(Confirmed)
Location: Eden, NC
Calvary Baptist Church - 7860 NC Hwy 87
8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon - 146.850 - 103.5T
Sponsor: RCARC
Website: www.rcarc.com

05/12/2012 | Heart of Georgia Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Byron, GA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Central GA ARC, Middle GA Radio Club, & BMSRC
Website: http://wa4ort.com

THE BIG ONE!
05/18 - 20/2012 | Dayton Hamvention (Confirmed)

Sponsor: Greater Dayton Amateur Radio Society
Website http://www.hamvention.org:
Email: exhibits@hamvention.org for exhibits questions.
Email fleamarket@hamvention.org for flea market questions.
Email forums@hamvention.org for forum questions.
Email media@hamvention.org for media questions.
Email tickets@hamvention.org for tickets questions.
Email info@hamvention.org for any other questions.

05/26/2012 | Wormfest 2012 (Confirmed)
Location: Pinellas Park, FL
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: The Glorious Society of the Wormhole
Website: http://www.thewormholesociety.org/

05/26/2012 | Durhamfest (Hwy US 501 N.) (Confirmed)
Location: 8307 N. Roxboro Rd, Bahama, NC
Sponsor: Durham FM Association
Type: ARRL State Convention
Website: http://dfmanc.org/

06/02/2012 | Atlanta Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Marietta, GA 30006
Location: Jim Miller Park, Cobb County
2245 Callaway Road
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 146.820 (PL 146.2)
Sponsor: Atlanta Radio Club
Website: http://www.atlantahamfest.com

06/09/2012 | BlackDiamond ARC Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Beckley, WV
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: BlackDiamond Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://wv8bd.multiply.com

06/09/2012 | Winston-Salem Classic Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Summit School, 2100 Reynolda Rd.,Winston Salem, NC
Sponsor: Forsyth Amateur Radio Club
Contact: Dale Mierisch WB9SZL
Website: http://www.w4nc.com/

06/10/2012 | Manassas Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Manassas, VA - ARRL Hamfest
Prince William County Fairgrounds
10624 Dumfries Road
Talk-In: 146.97-/442.200-/442.5125+
Sponsor: Ole' Virginia Hams Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.w4ovh.org

2012 | Bronco Club Pig Pickin’ Picnic & Tailgating
Location: Franklin, VA
Sponsor: Franklin Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.qrz.com/db/wf4rc

2012 | Knoxville Hamfest & Electronic Expo
Location: Kerbella Temple in Knoxville, TN
Type: ARRL State Convention
Website: http://www.dxzone.com/cgi-bin/dir/jump2.cgi?ID=19267

2012 | 22nd Annual Down East Hamfest Kinston
Location: Lenoir Comm College - 231 Hwy 58 South, Kinston, NC
Type: Small Vendor & Flea Market Computer & Radio Gear
Sponsor: Down East Hamfest Association
Website: http://www.downeasthamfest.org/

06/21/2012 | 8th Annual MCARC Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Athens Regional Park, Athens, TN
Type: Outdoor Amateur Radio Trader’s Fest
Sponsor: McMinn Co Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.mcminnarc.com/fest/fest.html

2012 ARRL Field Day!

06/23 - 24/2012 | ARRL 2012 Field Day Event (Confirmed)
Website: http://www.arrl.org/

07/07/2012 | Firecracker 400 Hamfest Salisbury NC (Confirmed)
Location: Civic Center, 315 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave S. Salisbury NC
Type: ARRL State Convention
Website: http://www.rowanars.org/firecracker-hamfest/

07/21/2012 | Covington Georgia Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Covington, GA 30014
Location: Newton County Fairgrounds
3183 Mill Street
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.925 - (PL 88.5)
Sponsor: Newton County Radio Club
Website: http://www.ncrcga.org

07/21/2012 | Cary Mid Summer Swapfest (Confirmed)
Location: 301 Lochmere W Lochmere Dr, Cary, NC
Type: Fleamarket & Swapfest
Website: http://www.qsl.net/n4nc/

07/28/2012 | Western Carolina Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Haywood County Fairgrounds
Location: 758 Crabtree Rd, Waynesville, NC
Type: ARRL NC State Convention
Sponsor: Western Carolina Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.wcars.org/

08/04/2012 | Roanoke Hamfest 2012 (Confirmed)
Location: 2902 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA
Location: William Byrd Middle School
Talk-In: 146.985- (PL 107.2)
Type: Commercial Dealers and Indoor Flea Market
Website: http://www.w4ca.com/w4ca/page.php?5

08/04/2012 | 14th Annual CFARS Swapfest Fayetteville NC (Confirmed)
Location: Methodist University Reeves Auditorium - Fayetteville NC
Location: 5400 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC
Type: ARRL State Convention - Hamfest, Swapfest
Sponsor: Cape Fear Amateur Radio Society
Contact: David Cowart , KR4OE Ph: 910-624-1394 or kr4oe@nc.rr.com

08/05/2012 | 62nd Annual Berryville Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Berryville, VA
Location: Clarke County Ruritan Fairgrounds
Business Route 7
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 146.820
Sponsor: Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://w4rkc.org/hamfest

09/15/2012 | Virginia Beach Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Virginia Beach, VA 23450
Location: Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street - Talk-In: 146.97
Type: ARRL Convention
Sponsor: Tidewater Radio Conventions
Website: http://www.vbhamfest.com

2012 | 6th Annual TARC Tailgate Party Moncks Corner, SC (Not Confirmed)
Location: Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 19 in Moncks Corner, SC
Type: Flea Market & Swapfest
Sponsor: Trident Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.tridenthams.org/

08/18/2012 | West Virginia State Convention (Confirmed)
Location: Weston, WV
Type: ARRL Convention pending Executive Committee approval
Sponsor: West Virginia State Amateur Radio Council (WVSARC)
Website: http://www.qsl.net/wvsarc

08/18-19/2012 | AL. St. Conv. Huntsville Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Huntsville , AL
Type: ARRL Convention pending Executive Committee approval
Sponsor: Huntsville Amateur Radio Club
Note: All Commercial Seller Spots Already Sold Out!
Website: http://www.hamfest.org/Contacts.php

09/01 - 02/2012 | Shelby Hamfest - Dallas, NC (Confirmed)
Location: 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Highway, Dallas, NC
Type: ARRL State Convention NC
Sponsor: Shelby Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.shelbyhamfest.org/

09/08/2012 | Greater Louisville Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Louisville, KY
Type: ARRL State Convention
Sponsor: Paroquet Springs Conv. ARRL
Email Notification List: Click Here
Website: http://louisvillehamfest.com/

10/06/2012 | The 60th Annual Rock Hill Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Faith Assembly, 2800 Faith Blvd, Rock Hill, SC
Location: I-77, exit 82B, turn left, Behind Pets Mart and Home Depot
Type: ARRL SC State Sanctioned
Talk-In: 147.030 (Neg Offset)
Sponsor: Rock Hill Amateur Radio Club
Contact Info: http://www.rockhillhamfest.com/

10/13/2012 | Winston-Salem October SwapFest (Confirmed)
Location: Summit School, 2100 Reynolda Rd.,Winston Salem, NC
Sponsor: Forsyth Amateur Radio Club
Contact: Dale Mierisch WB9SZL
Website: http://www.w4nc.com/

10/13/2012 | Florida State Melbourne Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Melbourne, FL
Type: ARRL Convention
Sponsor: Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society
Website: http://www.pcars.org

10/13/2012 | LaGrange Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: LaGrange, GA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: LaGrange Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://www.lagrangeradioclub.org

10/13/2012 | The Augusta Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Blythe, GA
Blythe Community Center 3129 Highway 88
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Amateur Radio Club of Augusta
Email: doug9945@yahoo.com
Website: http://w4dv.org/hamfest.html

10/20/2012 | The Gray HamFest (Confirmed)
Location: Johnson City , TN
Sponsor: Gray Hamfest Association
Website: http://grayhamfesttn.org/

10/27/2012 | Sumter "OPEN AIR" Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Sumter, SC
Location: Sumter Jaycee Hut - 314 Pine Street
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.015
Sponsor: Sumter Amateur Radio Assocation
Website: http://www.arrl.org/hamfests/sumter-open-air-hamfest-2

10/28-29/2012 | 13TH Annual Ten-Tec Factory Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Sevierville, TN
Ten-Tec, Inc., 1185 Dolly Parton Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862
Sponsor: Ten-Tec Factory
Friday 9/28/12 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday 9/29/12 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m
Website: http://www.tentec.com/categories/Visit-Our-Hamfest!--2012/

11/03/2012 | Stone Mountain Hamfest (Confirmed)
Location: Lawrenceville, GA 30042
Location: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds
2405 Sugarloaf Parkway
Type: ARRL Convention
Talk-In: 146.82 (PL 107.2)
Sponsor: Alford Memorial Radio Club
Website: http://www.stonemountainhamfest.com

11/10/2012 | Beachfest 2012 (Confirmed)
Location: Conway, SC 29526
Location: Old Pee Dee School
3521 Juniper Bay Road
Talk-In: 145.110 (PL 84.5)
Sponsor: The Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club
Website: http://w4gs.org/

2012 | Flamingo Net / UMARC Free Flea
Location: Coral Gables, FL
Type: non-ARRL Hamfest
Sponsor: Flamingo Net / University of Miami ARC
Website: http://www.FlamingoNet.8m.net

02/02/2013 | South Carolina State Convention (Confirmed)
Location: North Charleston, SC
Location: Armory Park
5000 Lackwanna Blvd.
Type: ARRL Conv. pending Executive Com. approval
Sponsor: Charleston Amateur Radio Society
Talk-In: 146.79; 145.25; 147.045; 145.41
Website: http://www.wa4usn.org

 

 

 

 



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