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Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club

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Hamfest Chattanooga 2018

Hamfest Chattanooga


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Host to the 2018 Tennessee State ARRL Convention

Host to the 2018 Tennessee State D-STAR Convention

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018; Vendor Setup begins at noon the day before (October 19).

  • Hours:  8 AM – 2 PM EDT.

  • Commercial Vendor/Dealer Appreciation Picnic on Friday, October 19th, 3-6 PM.

  • D-STAR Banquet and Meet & Greet, Friday Night October 19th.  Have supper (Dutch Treat) with your D-STAR family!

  • Admission:  $10; free admission to those under 18 years of age when accompanied by a supervising, paid-admission adult guest.

  • Scouts:  Scouts in uniform, when accompanied by an adult uniformed leader,  are provided free admission.

  • Exciting new venue – Camp Jordan Arena, Exit 1, I-75, East Ridge, Tennessee near Tennessee-Georgia Stateline.

  • All inside space including Inside Flea Market and Commercial Dealer/Vendor Booths are by reservation only.

  • Inside (tables only) & Outside (parking spaces) flea market.  Outside flea market space is on a “first-come, first-serve” basis the morning of the event.

  • Inside booth space is available for commercial, Amateur Radio-related vendors/dealers.  We’ll do our best to work with you on a booth configuration that’s right (and affordable) for you.

  • Multi-Booth Discount is available for commercial vendors/dealers.

  • Educational Forums.

  • Door Prizes.

  • FCC Testing Sessions.

  • 27,000 Square Feet inside; climatically-controlled space available.

  • Mission Control Stations:

    • D-STAR Reflector 077C will be the hub for our hamfest/conventions for those using D-STAR.

    • Chattanooga Repeater K4VCM 146.790; Echolink K4VCM-R (Node 79190) will be our non-D-STAR “Mission Control”.

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Contact us by phone at:  931-308-5759 or 423-987-6111