Huntsville Hamfest 2024

Huntsville Hamfest 2024

The Huntsville Hamfest, Inc. invites you to their annual Hamfest and ARRL Southeastern Division Convention on August 17-18, 2024. Held at the Von Braun Center South Hall, this event is one of the largest hamfests in the Southeast and offers a fantastic opportunity for amateur radio enthusiasts to connect, exchange equipment, and participate in various activities throughout the weekend.

Event Details:

  • Date: August 17-18, 2024
  • Location: Von Braun Center South Hall, 700 Monroe St. SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Website: Huntsville Hamfest
  • Sponsor: Huntsville Hamfest, Inc.
  • Type: ARRL Convention
  • Talk-In Frequency: 146.94- (PL 100Hz)


  • Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


  • General Admission: $15 (ages 12 and under free)

Activities and Features:

  • Major Door Prizes: Each day, plus hourly door prizes
  • Grand Prize Drawing: Saturday at 4:00 PM (need not be present to win)
  • Main Prize Drawing: Sunday at 2:00 PM (must be present to win)
  • Dealer and Flea Market Setup:
    • Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Saturday: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Talk-In Frequencies:

  • Primary Repeater: 146.94- (PL 100Hz)
  • Backup Repeater: 145.33- (PL 100Hz)
  • Wide Coverage D-STAR System: W4WBC: 145.36-, 443.425+, 1285+ and 1251 DD
  • Yaesu Digital Fusion: 147.14+ (PL 100Hz)
  • DMR Networked System: 442.275+ (For Talk Group info, visit & Alabama DMR for more and code plugs)

Special Events:

  • 2024 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year Award: To be announced. The award is traditionally presented during the Huntsville Hamfest. Learn more at Amateur Radio Newsline.
  • DX Club Banquet: Click here for tickets and information.
  • YouTubers Roundtable Discussion: Join Jason, Mike, Josh, and several others for a 2-hour discussion on Sunday in VBC Forum room 1.

Contact Information:

  • Public Contact: Mark Brown, N4BCD
  • Address: 631 Lynchburg Hwy, Mulberry, TN 37359
  • Phone: 256-503-8887
  • Email:

Directions to the Venue:

  • Address: Von Braun Center South Hall, 700 Monroe St. SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

Additional Information:

  • Bring the Family: There are plenty of activities and attractions in the Huntsville area to keep everyone entertained.
  • Food and Beverages: Available on-site.

Join us at the Huntsville Hamfest for a weekend 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 17-18, 2024, and come to Huntsville, AL for this exciting event. See you there!

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