Florence Amateur Radio Club Tailgate Style Hamfest 2024

Florence Amateur Radio Club Tailgate Style Hamfest 2024

Join the Florence Amateur Radio Club for their Tailgate Style Hamfest on August 10, 2024. This ARRL-sanctioned event will be held at the West Florence Fire Station Annex in Florence, SC. It’s a fantastic opportunity for amateur radio enthusiasts to connect, exchange equipment, and enjoy a day of ham radio fun in a casual tailgate setting.

Event Details:

  • Date: August 10, 2024
  • Location: West Florence Fire Station Annex, 3379 Pine Needles Road, Florence, SC 29501
  • Sponsor: Florence Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.85 PL 123.0


  • Event Hours: To be announced


  • General Admission: Free (details on any fees for vendors or activities to be confirmed)

Activities and Features:

  • Tailgate Style Selling: Bring your items to sell or trade right from your vehicle.
  • Networking Opportunities: Meet fellow amateur radio enthusiasts and share experiences.
  • Raffles and Prizes: Participate in raffles and win exciting door prizes.

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Donald Bryant, KB4RRC
  • Address: 624 Garden Hills Drive, Florence, SC 29505
  • Phone: 843-615-0277
  • Email: kb4rrc@yahoo.com

About the Florence Amateur Radio Club: The Florence Amateur Radio Club (FARC) welcomes all amateur radio operators and those interested in becoming operators. The club supports three repeaters in the Florence area:

  • W4ULH 146.850 (PL 123.0 Hz): Located north of Florence on the WJPM-TV Tower
  • KB4RRC 146.970 (PL 167.9 Hz): Located in downtown Florence on the County Complex
  • W4ULH 444.000 (PL 123.0 Hz): Located south of downtown Florence at MUSC Hospital

Club Activities:

  • FARC Ragchew Net: Every Monday night at 8:30 PM on the W4ULH 146.850 MHz Repeater.
  • Echolink Access: Coming soon to the 146.850 MHz repeater.

Venue Directions:

  • Address: West Florence Fire Station Annex, 3379 Pine Needles Road, Florence, SC 29501

Join us at the Florence Amateur Radio Club Tailgate Style Hamfest for a day of community, learning, and trading. Whether you're a seasoned amateur radio operator or new to the hobby, this event offers something for everyone. Mark your calendars for August 10, 2024, and come to Florence, SC for this exciting event. See you there!

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