Huntsville Hamfest Activities/Details
is $10, under 12 free.
- The hamfest will be open to the public Sat, 9:00–4:30 PM and Sun, 9:00–3:00 PM.
- Grand prize drawing will be Saturday at 4:00 PM and Sunday at 2:00 PM.
- Move-in hours for dealers and flea market are Fri, 10:00 AM–8:00 PM and Sat, 7:00–8:30 AM.
DX Card Checking:
Representatives will be available to field check your DX cards for DXCC credit. Visit the NADXC booth for information.
Huntsville Hamfest will host Hospitality Rooms on Friday and Saturday nights, at Embassy Suites, Room 201 from 5:30 -- 10:30 PM.
Come by and talk to the great, the near great, and those who just think they are great!
Exams will begin at 10:00 sharp Saturday and Sunday in the curtained area outside the South Hall.
Bring your original license, copy of same, any CSCEs you want to present. Also, a government-issued picture ID.
The test fee is $10.00; $5.00 for students. CASH ONLY.
Please see the CAVEC website for more info:
Our always welcoming and always helpful (they've never lost a visitor yet)
talk-in crew will be operating as K4BFT on the 146.94-, 100Hz tone, repeater for
complete talk-in information. Back-up frequency is 145.33-, 100Hz tone, repeater.
Want to learn more about contesting?
Alabama Contest Group (ACG) will hold a Dutch treat luncheon at 1:30 PM
Saturday at the adjacent Embassy Suites lobby restaurant: "The R". Interested
in Radiosport Contesting? This is a great opportunity for newcomers to ask and
learn from seasoned veterans. It's also a great place for those seasoned
veterans to share their tall tales.
HAYLARC YL Breakfast:
The Huntsville Area Young Ladies Amateur Radio Club (HAYLARC) invites all YLs
attending the Huntsville Hamfest to join them for a Dutch breakfast Sunday, 7:00 AM, at City Cafe Diner (2003 Drake Avenue).
Map and directions can be found here: haylarc.net.
The city parking garage across the street from the VBC will be open with a
parking fee of $5. The South Hall where the Hamfest is located has 500 space
parking underground with a parking fee of $10. Elevators in the SE corner of
the garage will carry you up to the hamfest.