67th Annual BreezeShooters Hamfest & Electronics/Computer Show 2024!

67th Annual BreezeShooters Hamfest & Electronics/Computer Show 2024!

The BreezeShooters Amateur Radio Club is proud to host the 67th Annual Hamfest, the largest hamfest in the Tri-State Area. This year's event is also the site of the 2024 ARRL Western Pennsylvania Section Convention. Join us for a day filled with learning, networking, and exciting prizes.

Event Details:

  • Date: June 9, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Vendor setup: Saturday 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Sunday 6:00 AM - 8:00 AM)
  • Location: Butler Farm Show Grounds, 625 Evans City Road, Butler, PA 16001
  • Website: breezeshooters.org
  • Sponsor: BreezeShooters ARC, Inc.
  • Type: ARRL Convention
  • Talk-In Frequency: 147.300(+) PL 131.8
  • Public Contact: Marty Newingham, AG3I
    • Address: 6003 Autumn View Ct., Greensburg, PA 15601
    • Phone: 724-875-5385
    • Email: ag3i@arrl.net

Event Highlights:

  • Indoor and Outdoor Flea Market Spaces: Email for information at fleamarket@breezeshooters.org
    • Spaces: $15 each (20'x30'), indoor spaces also available
  • Educational Forums: Numerous sessions on various amateur radio topics.
  • Vendors and Sponsors: Including KJI Electronics, ICOM, DX Engineering, Radioddity, N3ZN Keys, MFJ, ABR Industries, and many more.
  • VE License Testing: For all amateur and commercial classes starting at 8:30 AM.
  • ARRL DXCC Card Checking and Bureau Representatives: Available on-site.
  • Live Demonstrations: Featuring the WEARS EMCOMM Mobile Unit.
  • Prizes and Raffles: Including a main prize drawing with items like an ICOM IC-7610 HF/50MHz All Mode Transceiver and many more.

Main Prize Drawing:

  • Grand Prizes Include:
    • ICOM IC-7610 HF/50MHz All Mode Transceiver
    • Yaesu FT-710 AESS HF/50MHz All Mode Transceiver
    • ICOM IC-T10 50/144/440MHz FM Transceiver
    • Yaesu FT-300DR C4FM/FM VHF/UHF Transceiver
    • Kenwood TM-V71A 144/440MHz FM Dual Bander
    • And many more exciting prizes!

Admission and Tickets:

  • Advanced Main Prize Ticket Sales: $2 each, 3 for $5, 7 for $10, 15 for $20, 40 for $50, 100 for $100. Includes gate admission and a chance to win.
  • General Admission: Buy 50 or 100 tickets, get free admission.
  • Mail-in Tickets: Mail a check to BreezeShooters, Inc. by May 10, 2024, with a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Why Attend?

The BreezeShooters Hamfest is an excellent opportunity to:

  • Explore and Purchase: Discover a wide range of amateur radio equipment and accessories.
  • Network: Connect with fellow enthusiasts and expand your amateur radio community.
  • Learn: Participate in educational forums and demonstrations.

Join us for a day of fun, learning, and community at the 67th Annual BreezeShooters Hamfest. Whether you're a seasoned amateur radio operator or new to the hobby, this event offers something for everyone. For more details and to stay updated, visit breezeshooters.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

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