Kalamazoo Hamfest and Vintage Electronics Expo

Kalamazoo Hamfest and Vintage Electronics Expo

Event Details:

  • Event Date: October 5, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, 2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo, MI 49001
  • Website: Kalamazoo Hamfest
  • Sponsors: Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club (KARC), Southwest Michigan Amateur Radio Team (SMART)
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In: 147.04 + 94.8


  • Adults: $8
  • Children 12 and under: Free (with adult)

Public Contact Information:

Event Features:

  • Expanded Space: Over 30,000 square feet of selling area with the addition of a second hall in the expo center.
  • Extended Time: All day Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Talk-In: K8KZO Repeater on 147.040 (PL 94.8).
  • Vendor Assistance: Help available for vendors to load/unload.
  • Presenters and Forum Moderators: Currently seeking participants.
  • Featuring: The Kalamazoo Makers Guild.
  • Door Prizes: Must be present to win.
  • Amateur Radio License Testing: Starting at 10:00 AM.

Join us for a day of amateur radio, vintage electronics, and community fun! With expanded space and extended time, this event promises to be bigger and better than ever. Don't miss out on the door prizes, and if you're interested in becoming licensed, take advantage of the on-site testing. See you at the Kalamazoo Hamfest!

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