53rd Annual Davenport Radio Amateur Club W0BXR Hamfest 2024

53rd Annual Davenport Radio Amateur Club W0BXR Hamfest 2024

The Davenport Radio Amateur Club (DRAC) is excited to invite you to their 53rd Annual Hamfest on August 10, 2024. Held at the Iowa Army National Guard in Davenport, IA, this ARRL-sanctioned event offers a day filled with amateur radio activities, networking, and fun.

Event Details:

  • Date: August 10, 2024
  • Location: Iowa Army National Guard, 5300 West Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA 52801
  • Website: drac.club
  • Sponsor: Davenport Radio Amateur Club W0BXR
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.8800 -0.6 MHz PL 77 Hz


  • Early Set-Up (Friday): August 9, 2024, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Early Set-Up (Saturday): August 10, 2024, from 6:00 AM
  • Public Entry: August 10, 2024, at 8:00 AM


  • Advance Tickets: $8.00 (includes double prize stubs; purchase online)
  • At the Door: $10.00 (includes one prize stub)
  • Children under 12: Free

Vendor Information:

  • Inside Tables: $10 each (air-conditioned building)
  • Outside Tailgating: $5 per vehicle
  • Questions/Reservations: 563-324-4832 or KC0OYK@arrl.net

Activities and Features:

  • Free Parking: Handicap accessible
  • Outside Tailgating: Available
  • Door Prizes: Sponsored by Alpha Antenna
  • License Exams: Technician, General, and Extra (Pre-register via email: testw9xg2020@gmail.com; FRN number required; $15 fee)
  • Exams: Held at 10:00 AM

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Robert Kordick, KC0OYK
  • Address: P.O. Box 1523, Davenport, IA 52809
  • Phone: 563-324-4832
  • Email: KC0OYK@arrl.net

Ticket and Table Purchases:

  • Online: Advanced tickets and tables can be purchased online at drac.club. All tickets purchased online will be held for pick up at will call.
  • Mail: Send checks payable to DRAC to P.O. Box 1523, Davenport, IA 52809. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE).

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