2024 Greater Nashville & Middle TN HamQuest

2024 Greater Nashville & Middle TN HamQuest

Get ready for an unforgettable day of all things ham radio at the Greater Nashville & Middle Tennessee HamQuest! Scheduled for July 20, 2024, at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center (Made in TN Building) in Lebanon, TN, this event promises a fusion of traditional Hamfest delights and innovative offerings that bring the ham community together. Hosted by the Wilson County Amateur Radio Club, the HamQuest is a must-attend for radio enthusiasts of all levels.

Event Overview

  • Date: July 20, 2024
  • Location: James E. Ward Agricultural Center (Made in TN Building), 935 E. Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, TN 37087
  • Website: midtnhamquest.com
  • Sponsor: Wilson County Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In: 147.105 TSQL 156.7
  • Public Contact: Bill Uthoff, KK4WU

About HamQuest

The Greater Nashville & Middle TN HamQuest has been a highlight since its inception in 2016. It's not just a Hamfest; it's a gathering that bridges traditional elements with new experiences, creating a vibrant community for ham radio enthusiasts. Sponsored by the Wilson Amateur Radio Club, Inc., the HamQuest is set in the scenic Wilson County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, TN, offering easy access from Nashville and surrounding areas.

What to Expect

  1. Expanded Venue: This year, the HamQuest moves to the new Made in Tennessee Building at the Ward Ag Center, providing a spacious and unified location for all activities.
  2. Table Reservations: Reserve your booth early to secure a spot in the 20,000 square foot exhibit hall. Booths include tables, chairs, and admission tickets.
  3. Tailgating: Tailgate enthusiasts will find ample space alongside the Made in Tennessee Building, accommodating up to 60-80 vehicles for a lively outdoor experience.
  4. Commercial Vendors: Explore offerings from five commercial vendors, including TN07 Engineering and William Perry Company, showcasing the latest in ham radio equipment and accessories.
  5. Parking and Accessibility: Ample parking is available outside the white fence near the building, with designated handicapped spaces for convenience.

Admission and Details

  • Admission: $5.00 for adults (17 years and older), free for children & youth (16 years old and younger), and free for those passing their license exam onsite.
  • Booths: $15.00 each (includes one table, two chairs, and one admission ticket).
  • Tailgate Spaces: $10.00 each, including one admission ticket.

How to Participate

Join us at the Greater Nashville & Middle Tennessee HamQuest for a day of exploration, networking, and excitement in the world of amateur radio. For booth reservations, ticket information, and event updates, visit midtnhamquest.com or contact Bill Uthoff at 615-483-5982 or kk4wu@bellsouth.net.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to connect with fellow hams, discover new equipment, and immerse yourself in the dynamic ham radio community. See you at the HamQuest!

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