NOARSfest 2024

NOARSfest 2024

The Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society (NOARS) proudly presents NOARSfest 2024, a premier event for amateur radio enthusiasts. NOARS, one of the oldest radio clubs in the Great Lakes area, has been promoting the Amateur Radio hobby since the late 1950s. Join us for a day of radio excitement, education, and community at the Lorain County Community College.

NOARSFEST

HAMFEST/CONVENTION

  • Date: 07/20/2024
  • Location: Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035
  • Website: http://www.noars.net
  • Sponsor: Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In: 146.70 (110.9)
  • Public Contact: Carl, W8KRF
    • Address: 3821 West 152nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44111
    • Phone: 216-256-9624
    • Email: noarsfest@noars.net

About NOARS: The Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, formed in 1958 or 1959 and officially recognized in 1963, has been an ARRL-affiliated club since January 1972. Our membership is primarily from the Northern Ohio area. NOARS is dedicated to public service, education, and the promotion of the Amateur Radio hobby.

Club Activities Include:

  • Public service
  • Contesting (HF SSB, CW, RTTY, VHF/UHF all modes)
  • C4FM repeaters
  • Packet Radio
  • HF and VHF operating
  • DX’ing
  • Satellite operating
  • Technical programs at meetings
  • Ham radio computing
  • Field Day
  • Annual meeting/picnic

Membership Dues:

  • Regular membership: $15.00 US annually
  • Associate membership (non-licensed individuals): $7.00
  • Family membership (licensed hams in the same household as a Regular member): $4.00

NOARSfest 2024 Details:

  • Location: Reaser Grand Room at The Spitzer Conference Center, Lorain County Community College, 1005 North Abbe Road, Elyria, OH
  • Date: Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • Time:
    • Doors open to the public: 9 AM - 12 PM
    • Vendor setup: 7:30 AM

Admission and Reservations:

  • Admission: $7.00
  • Indoor Table (6′): $10.00 each
  • Flea Market: Four parking spaces for $5.00

Vendor Special:

  • 20% discount on 6 or more tables with early reservation and payment by June 30, 2024

On-site VE Testing:

  • Pre-registration preferred, walk-ins accepted
  • Testing starts at 9 AM, entry closes at 11 AM
  • Contact: Elaine Wilkinson, KC8FOS

Food and Beverages:

  • Available for purchase from 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Additional Information:

  • Print your own flyer from the NOARS website.
  • Table Reservations Contact: Carl Rimmer, W8KRF, at (216) 256-9624 (before 9 PM), email: Carl Rimmer W8KRF
  • General Inquiries: NOARS Hamfest Committee, 20246 Drake Road, Strongsville, OH 44149
  • Setup Information: No Friday night setup permitted. Overnight parking available. Saturday setup: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Public Admission: 9:00 AM
  • Mobile Check/Talk-in: 146.700 – PL 110.9 from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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