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Don't miss the 22nd annual

Evansville Hamfest

Presented by
EARS and The Ham Station

Ham Station at the Hamfest!

2014 info coming soon!

Talk-In on 145.150 Repeater, - offset, tone 136.5
  • License exams (ARRL-VEC) Exams at 11 am. Walk-ins as time allows. For more information or registration, contact Jim Turner AB9JT at ab9jt@twcDOTcom (change DOT to .) or (812) 480-1266. Held in in the Activities Center Conference Room
  • Over 100 Commercial Vendor and Flea Market tables
  • FREE tailgating with admission ticket (weather permitting)
  • Breakfast and Lunch served
  • Tons of Door Prizes EVERY HALF HOUR
  • Security provided by Amarc Security Services
  • QSL card checking for awards (including 160m DXCC) will be available! (No cash or checks, online application recommended; no hybrid LoTW and card applications) Contact ab4iq at comcast.net for info.
Pre-Hamfest Breakfast!! Serving starts at 7:00 am Central, one hour before the hamfest opens. Meet your friends for a fantastic breakfast before the hamfest. (No one will be allowed on the hamfest floor until 8:00 am except vendors. No exceptions!)

Lunch Menu!
Coffee and soft drinks available all day! Meet your friends at the hamfest!

 
Vendor and Flea Market Information:

Flea Market Tables (8'):
$15.00 each

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!!!
$12.00 for each table if money is received by November 1

All Reservations MUST be pre-paid

Wall Tables
for Annual Commercial Vendors Only
SOLD OUT (for many years to come!)

ALL INDOORSPal

 

Click DONATE to pay for reserved tables via PayPal

Setup times:
3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday;
6 to 8 a.m. Saturday
(all times Central)

For table reservations or information, contact Neil WB9VPG at: (812) 333-4116; Or Write: Neil Rapp, 2744 Pinehurst Drive, Bloomington, IN 47403; Or E-mail: ears@w9earDOTorg (Be sure to change the letters DOT to a dot! This is to keep spammers out!) rough Pay
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An ARRL Affiliated Hamfest
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Corporate Sponsor:

220 N. Fulton Ave.
Evansville, IN 47710
(812) 422-0231 or (800) 729-4373
http://www.hamstation.com
Icom    Yaesu    Kenwood    MFJ

Other expected commercial vendors include:

Tower Electronics | Amateur Accessories
D & L Antenna | Transel Corporation | KJS Marketing
Select Computer Resources | A1 Rechargers | Debco Electronics
S&G Engineering (Eagle One Antenna)

Prize sponsors include:

HamTestOnline.com

During the hamfest, local time is CST!
Click here
to see the current time. 


Click here for a hotel listing (with directions!)

Coordinates: 38-05-31.10 N | 87-33-41.41 W
Address: 202 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd
. (see interactive map below)


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Directions:  The 4-H Fairgrounds is located on US Hwy 41 at Boonville-New Harmony Road, a couple of miles north of the Evansville Airport. There is a Buy-Low supermarket shopping center, a CVS pharmacy, and several banks at this intersection.

From South:  Take US 41 North to light at Boonville-New Harmony Road 2 miles past the airport, turn left at light.  (Note sign for 4-H Center on US 41)

From North:  Take US 41 South to light at Boonville-New Harmony Road about 5 miles south of Interstate 64, turn right at light.  (Note sign for 4-H Center on US 41)

From I-69 (from Northeast): Take I-69 South to I-64 (Exit 21B). Then, take I-64 West to US 41 (Exit 25A). Take US 41 South to light at Boonville-New Harmony Road about 5 miles south of Interstate 64, turn right at light.  (Note sign for 4-H Center on US 41)

From East and West:  Take Interstate 64, turn south on US 41 (Exit 25A).  Take US 41 South to light at Boonville-New Harmony Road about 5 miles south of Interstate 64, turn right at light.  (Note sign for 4-H Center on US 41)

Attendance in 2013: 347; only 6 tables remained
Attendance in 2012: 372; all tables sold out 10 weeks prior to hamfest
Attendance in 2011: 389; all tables sold out 4 weeks prior to hamfest
Attendance in 2010: 396; all tables sold out 8 weeks prior to hamfest
Attendance in 2009: 444, all tables sold out 7 weeks prior to hamfest
Attendance in 2008: 398, all tables sold out 2 weeks prior to hamfest | Newspaper article | TV news clip
Attendance in 2007: 408, all tables sold out weekend before hamfest
Attendance in 2006; 444, all tables sold out day prior to hamfest | Newspaper article
Attendance in 2005; 465, all tables sold out day prior to hamfest
Attendance in 2004: 456, only 12 tables remained *** new expanded setup with more tables
Attendance in 2003: 484, all tables sold day prior to hamfest
Attendance in 2002: 565, only 6 tables remained
(click above for pictures)
Attendance in 2001: 432, all tables sold out prior to hamfest
Attendance in 2000: 367, all tables sold out evening before hamfest
Attendance in 1999: 475, all tables sold prior to hamfest
Attendance in 1998: 488
Attendance in 1997: 450, all tables sold day of hamfest
Attendance in 1996: 511, all tables sold day of hamfest
Attendance in 1995: 515, all tables sold day of hamfest
Attendance in 1994: 552, all tables sold prior to hamfest
Attendance in 1993: 532

Hamfest Staff:

Chairman/Table Reservations.............................Neil Rapp WB9VPG
Assistant Chairperson/Hospitality.......................
Assistant Chairman...........................................Eric Bonham N9KDB
Corporate Sponsor/Prizes.................................Dan Mitchell N9APA
VE Testing.........................................................Jim Turner WB9PZB
Concessions..................................................Old Post ARS W9EOC
Security.........................................................Amarc Security Services

 

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This page was last modified on December 11, 2013 by Neil Rapp, WB9VPG