FCARC Summer Hamfest 2024

FCARC Summer Hamfest 2024

Join us for the FCARC Summer Hamfest on June 1, 2024, at the beautiful Roth Family Woodlot Park in Wauseon, Ohio. This event, hosted by the Fulton County Amateur Radio Club, promises a day of excitement and community for all amateur radio enthusiasts.

Event Details:

  • Date: June 1, 2024
  • Location: Roth Family Woodlot Park, 105 Hill Avenue, Wauseon, OH 43567
  • Website: k8bxq.org/hamfest
  • Sponsor: Fulton County Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 147.195+ 103.5
  • Public Contact: Bryan Patterson, KB8ELG
    • Address: 8202 County Road 6-2 Delta, OH 43515
    • Phone: 419-250-6694
    • Email: kb8elg@hotmail.com

Schedule:

  • Event Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Vendor Setup: Early morning on the day of the event
  • VE Testing: Contact Sandy Schwind, KE8UTX, at SandraSchwindVE@gmail.com for details on testing times and requirements.

Highlights:

  • Amateur Radio Equipment: Find a wide array of radio gear and accessories.
  • Computer Equipment: Explore various computer hardware and software.
  • Door Prizes: Enter for a chance to win exciting prizes throughout the event.
  • 50/50 Raffle: Participate in the raffle for a chance to win cash prizes.
  • ARRL VE Testing: Get your amateur radio license or upgrade with VE testing available on-site.
  • Overnight Camping: Stay overnight with camping available (donation appreciated).

Family-Friendly Activities:

  • Park-Like Setting: Enjoy the serene environment of Roth Family Woodlot Park.
  • Bring the Kids: A great event for the entire family.
  • Picnic Lunch: Pack a picnic and enjoy a meal in the park.

Directions:

  • Location: The Roth Family Woodlot Park is located about 3 miles west of the State Route 108 Turnpike exit. For precise coordinates, use LAT: 41.605432 and LON: -84.202374.

Additional Information:

For those looking to stay overnight or require hotel accommodations, check the FCARC website for recommendations. The FCARC VE Team also conducts regular testing sessions on the last Saturday of every month for those interested in licensing.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic event! Mark your calendars for June 1, 2024, and join us at the FCARC Summer Hamfest for a day of learning, networking, and fun in the world of amateur radio. For more information and to stay updated, visit k8bxq.org.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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