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Hamfest Calendar

Here are all the area hamfests that we are aware of. If you know of one that is not on this list, please us.

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Listed Chronologically

 DMRAA Hamfest 
 Start Date: 04/22/2017
 End Date: 04/22/2017
 Location: Iowa State Fairgrounds, Elwell Family Center
 East 30th Street and East University Avenue
 Des Moines, IA 50301
 Website: http://www.dmraa.com/hamfest
 Sponsor: Des Moines Radio Amateurs Association
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 146.94 (PL 114.8)
 Public Contact: Bruce Brumm , KC0ZMT 
 PO Box #88 Des Moines, IA 50301
 Phone: 515-999-0426 (999-0-HAM)
 Email: info@dmraa.com

 AAROFest 2017 
 Start Date: 04/23/2017
 End Date: 04/23/2017
 Location: Galva American Legion
 45 Wallace Street
 Galva, IL 61434
 Website: http://www.qsl.net/aa9ro
 Sponsor: Area Amateur Radio Operators
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 145.49 (PL 225.7)
 Public Contact: Bill Anderson , WA9BA 
 30 Wallace Street Galva, IL 61434
 Phone: 309-525-0061
 Email: wa9ba@arrl.net

 The DeKalb Hamfest 
 Start Date: 05/07/2017
 End Date: 05/07/2017
 Location: Sandwich Fairgrounds
 1401 Suydam Road
 Sandwich, IL 60548
 Website: http://karc-club.org
 Sponsor: Kishwaukee ARC
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 146.73 (PL 100) 
 Public Contact: Bob Yurs , W9ICU 
 PO Box 371 DeKalb, IL 60115
 Phone: 815-895-7584
 Email: w9icu@arrl.net

 Starved Rock Radio Club Hamfest and Hobby Show 
 Start Date: 06/04/2017
 End Date: 06/04/2017
 Location: Bureau County Fairgrounds
 811 West Peru Street 
 Princeton, IL 61356
 Website: http://w9mks.org
 Sponsor: Starved Rock Radio Club
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 146.955 (PL 103.5)
 Public Contact: Keenan Campbell , KB9ZDK 
 PO Box 198 Leonore, IL 61332
 Phone: 815-252-6383
 Email: hamfest@w9mks.org

 Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club Hamfest 
 Start Date: 08/06/2017
 End Date: 08/06/2017
 Location: Cedar Rapids Teamsters Union Hall
 5000 J Street SW
 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
 Website: http://www.w0gq.org
 Sponsor: Cedar Valley Amateur Radio Club (CVARC)
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 146.745 
 Public Contact: Tim Busch , NěCKR 
 3435 Beech Way SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
 Phone: 319-373-3971
 Email: CVARC_Info@yahoo.com

 W9DXCC Convention 
 Start Date: 09/15/2017
 End Date: 09/16/2017
 Location: Hyatt Regency
 1800 East Golf Road
 Schaumburg, IL 60159
 Website: http://www.w9dxcc.com
 Sponsor: Northern Illinois DX Association
 Type: ARRL Convention
 Talk-In: 147.96/147.36 (PL 136.5)
 Public Contact: William Axelrod , K3WA 
 297 Old Germantown Road East Peoria, IL 61611
 Phone: 309-699-0408
 Email: bill@axelrods.org

 Peoria Superfest 2017 
 Start Date: 09/16/2017
 End Date: 09/17/2017
 Location: Exposition Gardens
 1601 Northmoor Road
 Peoria, IL 61601
 Website: http://www.w9uvi.org
 Sponsor: Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 147.075 (PL 156.7)
 Public Contact: Deb Suhs , KA4DEB 
 25857 Longview Road Hopedale, IL 61747
 Phone: 309-453-9331
 Email: debsuhs@gmail.com

 CFMC Radio Expo 
 Start Date: 09/23/2017
 End Date: 09/23/2017
 Location: Boone County Fairgrounds
 8791 IL-76
 Belvidere, IL 61008
 Website: http://www.chicagofmclub.org
 Sponsor: Chicago FM Club
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 147.255 (PL 114.8)
 Public Contact: Troy Waicosky , WD9DKE 
 1633 West 38th Street Chicago, IL 60609
 Phone: 773-614-4733
 Email: wa9orc@gmail.com

 Southeast Iowa Hamfest 
 Start Date: 10/01/2017
 End Date: 10/01/2017
 Location: Muscatine County Fairgrounds
 101 North Clay Street
 West Liberty, IA 52776
 Website: http://www.waarc.net/hamfest.html
 Sponsor: Muscatine & Washington Area Amateur Radio Clubs
 Type: ARRL Hamfest
 Talk-In: 146.31/91 (PL 192.8) & 146.16/76 (no PL tone)
 Public Contact: Bob Weatherman , KD0SVH 
 408 Chestnut Street Muscatine, IA 52761
 Phone: 563-506-3390
 Email: gojona53@gmail.com 

For hamfests not listed here, please check the ARRL Hamfest and Convention Database site.

Last updated April 17, 2017 by KØCF