2024 Cincinnati Hamfest

2024 Cincinnati Hamfest

Join the Milford Amateur Radio Club for the 2024 Cincinnati Hamfest on August 10, 2024, at the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville, OH. This ARRL-sanctioned event offers a fantastic opportunity for amateur radio enthusiasts to gather, exchange equipment, and connect with fellow hams.

Event Details:

  • Date: August 10, 2024
  • Location: Clermont County Fairgrounds, 1000 Locust St., Owensville, OH 45160
  • Website: CincinnatiHamfest.org
  • Sponsor: Milford ARC
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 147.345 MHz (123.0 Hz)

Schedule:

  • Gates Open for Setup: 6:00 AM (No overnight parking)
  • Public Entry: 8:00 AM
  • VE License Testing: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Admission:

  • General Admission (Gate Purchase): $10.00 (includes single entry for door prizes)
  • Children 12 and Under: Free
  • Active Duty Military: Free with ID (includes door prize entry)
  • Online Admission Purchase: $10.00 (bring e-tickets for entry and door prize entries)

Vendor Information:

  • Outside Display Space (Flea Market): $5.00 per space (up to 10 by 20 feet; vendor supplies table)
  • Outside RV Display Space: $10.00 per space (vendor supplies table)
  • Inside Vendor Table: $15.00 per 6-foot table (provided; air-conditioned)
  • Setup: Gates open at 6:00 AM on the day of the event, with additional setup time on Friday from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Activities and Features:

  • Free Parking: Ample parking available
  • Air-Conditioned: Comfortable indoor venue
  • Rest Area Seating: Enjoy a break with food and drink in the covered outdoor pavilion
  • Courtesy Transportation: Available for pickup, ask inside or call on the repeater
  • Door Prizes: Awarded at least every 15 minutes
  • VE License Testing: Administered by Highland ARA (registration required; contact via testw9xg2020@gmail.com; testing fee: $15)

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Ron Brooks, AC8MA
  • Address: P.O. Box 100, Milford, OH 45150
  • Phone: 513-706-0630
  • Email: info@cincinnatihamfest.org

Pricing for Door Prize Entries:

  • 5 Door Prize Entries: $10.00 (need not be present to win)
  • 15 Door Prize Entries: $25.00 (need not be present to win)

Join us at the 2024 Cincinnati Hamfest for a day of learning, trading, and community. Whether you're a seasoned amateur radio operator or new to the hobby, this event has something for everyone. Mark your calendars for August 10, 2024, and head to the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville, OH. See you there!

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